BENEFITING: ORGANIZATION FOR AUTISM RESEARCH
ORGANIZER: ORGANIZATION FOR AUTISM RESEARCH
EVENT: Dr: Virginia 2017
EVENT DATE: Jun 03, 2017
ORGANIZATION FOR AUTISM RESEARCH wrote -
The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) is an Official Charity Partner of the Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon and has a limited number of guaranteed entries available for the race on June 3, 2017.
To join OAR's RUN FOR AUTISM team, click FUNDRAISE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN.
1. To receive guaranteed FREE race entry though OAR, you must agree to the $1,000 fundraising minimum.
2. To fundraise for OAR without receiving guaranteed race entry, join the team without a required fundraising minimum.
*By agreeing to the fundraising requirement and verifying their credit card information, runners are assuming full responsibility for achieving their fundraising minimum in full, even in the case of unforeseen circumstances including injury, which may prevent them from participating in the event.
The fundraising deadline is one month after the race—July 3, 2017.
- RUN FOR AUTISM t-shirt and technical race tank
- OAR finisher's medal
- Race weekend team dinner
- Race day hospitality
- Online fundraising guide
- Weekly training and fundraising tips
- Personalized staff support
WHY RUN FOR AUTISM?
1 in 68 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with autism. By joining the RUN FOR AUTISM team, you're supporting OAR's mission to fund research and resources that help people with autism and their families today.
Here are some of the ways that OAR uses the funds raised by the RUN FOR AUTISM team:
$10 provides a Curriculum in a Box professional development set to general education teachers.
$25 provides 15 copies of A Guide to Safety to families and first responders.
$100 provides the Kit for Kids peer education resource to an entire elementary or middle school.
$150 provides 100 copies of a Life Journey through Autism guidebook sent to a community support group or military installation.
$1,000 provides a research grant for a graduate studentstudying autism.
$3,000 provides a scholarship for a student with autism to attend college.
$30,000 fully underwrites an applied research pilot study.