Walk Now for Autism Speaks Canada provides a great opportunity for both local and national companies to support the mission of Autism Speaks Canada in a way that promotes high visibility for them. By partnering with Walk Now for Autism Speaks Canada and Autism Speaks Canada, companies are demonstrating their commitment to improving the lives of the autism community locally and across Canada. Partnering also offers a prime opportunity to help raise autism awareness, build community loyalty, access a desirable target market, and be a strong corporate citizen. It can also provide companies with the opportunity to enjoy the power of teamwork by building a team of employees to participate in the Walk.
Partnership opportunities include: sponsoring the Walk, building a corporate team, providing in-kind donations to help defray expenses or conducting promotional campaigns at your own site.
With 1 in 68 children now being diagnosed, a 1000% increase in the past 40 years, the impact of sponsors and corporate loyalty is needed more than ever.
Want to see your logo at one or more of the Walks? There are many ways companies can partner with Autism Speaks Canada including sponsorship, corporate teams, in-kind donations, matching gifts, donated media and more.
To find out how your company can help support the mission of Autism Speaks Canada; please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Together we can find the missing piece of the puzzle.
2015 National Presenting Sponsor:
Toys “R” Us & Babies “R” Us Canada
The Toys “R” Us, Inc. relationship with Autism Speaks represents the company's largest partnership with a special needs organization. Since the partnership began in 2007, Autism Speaks has received more than $8.4 million from funds raised during the Toys “R” Us, Inc. in-store and online fundraising campaigns and through donations from the Toys “R” Us Children's Fund and Toys “R” Us, Inc. Also, Toys“R”Us, Inc. employees nationwide participate in the Walk Now for Autism Speaks program.
In February 2010, Toys “R” Us Canada became a National sponsor of Autism Speaks Canada and is their largest partnership with a special needs organization.