Autism Speaks Canada Walk: Niagara / Welland 2018
Walk goal of $5,000.00
Campaign Fundraising Goal: $4,500.00
|When: Saturday, April 21, 2018||Registration Begins: 10:00 am|
|Where: Eastdale Secondary School||Official Walk Start: 12:00 pm|
|Address: 170 Wellington St, Welland (Directions)|
Local Walk Ambassador: Caity Rendell
Caity Rendell is our Niagara walk ambassador, she is 21yrs old and was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome at age 12. She has her high school diploma from Notre Dame College School in Welland. While attending Notre Dame she did numerous presentations on Asperger’s Syndrome.
Caity currently works as an usher at Cineplex in Niagara Falls, as well as an actress and makeup assistant at Haunt Manor in Niagara Falls. She also runs a small business selling bookfolds. Her life goals are simple; to help people and to constantly keep learning.
Caity is incredibly excited to be the ambassador for the Niagara walk, and is thrilled to lend her voice and advocate for others on the Autism Spectrum.
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 Field Staff for more information or to inquire about a Resource Fair at your Walk.
The Autism Speaks Canada Walk 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.