Autism Speaks Canada Walk: Vancouver 2016

National Presenting Sponsors:

Toys R Us Logo     Babies R Us Logo

Walk goal of $88,000

 

Over $75,000 Raised and Counting

Thank you to all of our Walkers, Volunteers, Sponsors, Donors and Partners for making the 2016 Vancouver Walk a success.

Please keep your fundraising going online and send all cash and cheques to: Autism Speaks Canada 2450 Victoria Park Avenue, Toronto, ON M2J 4A2. Remember, your fundraising efforts have the potential to make a difference for everyone living with autism.

 

ASC’s Autism Festival & Walk – Richmond, BC!!

Much More Than A Walk - It's A Celebration

As we near the opening of the GoodLife Fitness Family Autism Centre, Autism Speaks Canada and the Pacific Autism Family Foundation will host a ’sneak peek’ tour of this amazing facility during our annual autism walk and festival Oct 23.

 

Local Walk Ambassador: Nick Milau

Nick Milau

 

Walk Day

Any Registered participants who donate a minimum of $5, $10 & $25 will receive McDonalds Gift Coupons at Registration.
  • $5 - free Coffee
  • $10 – free Large Sandwich
  • $25 – free Extra Value Meal

The Official 2016 Walk Shirt is at the $150 Donation level.  Shirts are One per team. To ensure that every team member receives walk shirts they must be registered under their own team or as an individual and make the $150 donation level. Unlike the Walk Shirt, McDonald’s Gift Coupons can be collected by all registered team members who make the donation levels. Shirts & coupons must be picked up on event day at site location.  Coupons are for the first $5, $10 & $25 donation only, are redeemable in the Metro Lower Mainland only (Chilliwack to West Vancouver).

The Walk includes fun activities, performers and snacks, before and after the Walk.  Arrive early to give yourself lots of time to visit and enjoy the event with your family and friends! 

Upon arrival at your Walk, please proceed to Registration to submit your cash and cheque donations with your pledge form(s).  Ensure that your pledge form is clearly labeled with your name and team name (if part of a team) to ensure that you and your team receive recognition for all donations collected. 

Be sure to visit the Resource Fair area to learn more about the services and programs that are available in your community.  Resource Fairs are a part of our signature Walks.  Please contact your Regional Walk Manager for more information or to inquire about a Resource Fair at your Walk.

The Walk Now for Autism Speaks Canada event will commence with the opening ceremonies where all participants are invited to gather near the stage for presentations, stories, and fundraising updates.  The Walk begins with an official countdown from the stage.

Vancouver Resource Fair:

  • Autism Support Network
  • Canucks Autism Network 
  • Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists - BC Chapter
  • Autism Society of BC
  • Symbiosis Pediatric Therapy
  • Pivot Point Family Growth Centre 
  • ACT - Autism Community Training
  • Skyzone Trampoline Park
  • Sources Community Resources
  • Pacific ABA Academy
  • Strawberries & Sunshine Healing Centre
  • Unique Get Together Society

 

 

Local Sponsors:

McDonalds Skinny ArchGlobal

 

Media Sponsors:

102.7 The PeakJR FM Logo

 

National Snack Sponsors:

Puresource LogoGlutino Live LogoKernels LogoKinniKinnick Logo


Parking

Free Parking will be made available at:

BCIT Aerospace & Technology Campus
3800 Cessna Dr,
Richmond, BC V7B 0A1

(Event Shuttle will pick up starting at 8:30 AM)

Sunlife Financial Building
3600 Lysander Ln #120,
Richmond, BC V7B 1C3

(both are on either side of the walk venue)

Skytrain & Free Shuttle

Free Shuttle from the Templeton Road Skytrain (You must take Canada Line YVR to access the Templeton Road Station):
Shuttle will run from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm Oct 23.

Canada Line from Waterfront to YVR – trains begin at 4:48 am Sunday morning. Trains run every 7-20 minutes.Expo Line from King George to Waterfront – trains begin at 7:08 am Sunday morning. Trains run every 7-10 minutes.Millennium Line from Lougheed to Waterfront – trains begin at 7:13 am. Trains run every 7-10 minutes.

Please confirm all bus and Skytrain schedules on their website as things can change.

Skytrain Access:http://tripplanning.translink.ca/hiwire?.a=iScheduleLookupSearch&LineName=999&LineAbbr=999

www.translink.ca

Hotel

Pacific Gateway Hotel at Vancouver Airport

Located next to the new Pacific Autism Family Centre and our 2016 Walk Venue!  Within the iconic setting of the Fraser River, the Pacific Gateway Hotel at Vancouver Airport is your natural choice for convenience and luxurious comfort. Their waterfront property offers unique dining options featuring local and sustainable food, newly renovated meeting venues, and 382 guestrooms with mountain and river views.  They provide a 24/7 complimentary shuttle directly to and from Vancouver International Airport and are also within 20 minutes from downtown Vancouver with convenient access to public transportation.

With a 40+ year history in the city of Richmond, the Pacific Gateway Hotel is committed to maintaining a socially responsible and charitable culture with supportive partnerships, old and new and is happy to sponsor the Autism Speaks Canada Vancouver Walk!

Call us today for your 2016 special Walk Rate!!
Pacific Gateway Hotel at Vancouver Airport 604-303-1382 | pacificgatewayhotel.com

 

 

For more information about the 2016 Vancouver Walk, please contact your walk manager at bcwalknow@autismspeakscan.ca

If you have any general questions about the Walk, or about Autism Speaks Canada, please contact us at walknow@autismspeakscan.ca