Your donation makes a difference!
Donate $50 or more for the VIP Experience. The VIP Experience includes upfront parking; VIP tent access including massage tables, mimosa bar, specialty cocktails, catered food, and a race concierge for all your questions and needs.
Virtual Runner: We are strongly encouraging runners and walkers who can’t be with us at Sugar Land Town Square on Saturday, May 21st to compete and/or participate in our “Virtual 8k & 1k Kid’s Fun Run”. Virtual Runners must register via the website, and will receive their performance shirt in advance to join us virtually on May 21st. You can run and raise money for autism anywhere! Virtual runners are encouraged to snap a photo in there t-shirt with run location and post to our Facebook wall. The virtual 8k & 1k Fun Run deadline to receive the performance shirt prior to race day is April 15, 2016. Virtual Runners who register after this date will receive their shirt after May 21st.
Company Matching Gifts
Does your company match donations that you give to local charities? To find out, you can visit: www.doublethedonation.com/autismspeaks. If your company does honor matching gifts, contact your HR Department to find out what forms you need to fill out to recieve the donation. Fill out the forms, send them to Kaitlin Hart at firstname.lastname@example.org so she can vairfy the donation and then turn the form back into your company.
Autism Speaks 501c3 number: 20-2329938.
Autism Speaks Houston Address:
C/O Houston 8k
24301 Brazos Town Crossing #500-167
Rosenberg, TX 77471
How Your Donation Helps!
Provides one family of a newly diagnosed child with a “100 Day Tool Kit”
Provides ten families one-on-one support from a member of the autism response team.
Provides safety swimming lessons for one child with autism.
Provides one community with “First Responder” autism awareness training to keep our children safe.
Provides four schools with in-school education on how to welcome a learner with autism.
Prizes will also be given out to winners in the following categories:
Top Fundraising Team
Top Fundraising Individual
Top Fundraising Child
Best T-shirt or outfit
Largest Team (# of registrants)
Farthest Distance Traveled by an Individual
Please note, only one prize per team.
Fundraising: Every participant is encouraged to fundraise. Participants who raise over $168 will receive a prize swag item after the race is completed. Fundraising is critical to continue to support the mission of Autism Speaks.
Teams take on the spirit of the day as family, friends and co-workers join together to have fun and help raise awareness for autism. Organize friends, family, schools, place of worship, community organization, or get your company involved! Choose a team name and captain or co-captains.