Walk Now for Autism

May 17, 2008 5:14:15 PM PDT
'Walk Now for Autism' benefits Autism Speaks group.

Thousands of walkers -- including individuals with autism, their families and friends -- are expected to join together to raise much-needed funds for critical scientific research and to increase awareness about a growing health crisis that now affects 1 in every 150 children at Autism Speaks' 5th Annual Chicago Walk Now for Autism on Sunday May 18 at Soldier Field beginning at 8am. All proceeds from the event benefit Autism Speaks, the nation's leading autism advocacy organization.

For more information, go to www.autismspeaks.org.