For 14 years, Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club (BBRC) has organized the All in for Autism 5K/10K Run/Walk. Due to the challenges we face with COVID-19, the All in for Autism event will be a virtual race in 2021.
As in past years, we will be raising awareness and funds to support children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families and caregivers.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 54 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with ASD, affecting thousands of families. To increase awareness about the number of children diagnosed with ASD, we’ve structured the All in for Autism 2021 Virtual Run/Walk to give you one of three goals to achieve in the 54-day period from April 25 – June 17, 2021: 5K, 10K or 54 miles.
This year, you won’t have to get up early on the last Sunday of April to be part of All in for Autism! You can run or walk whenever you choose on any day, any time from April 25 – June 17. You can run alone or with your family and friends in small groups. You can take selfies next to All in for Autism yard signs that will be placed throughout the community and post them on social media.
Raising a child on the autism spectrum can be an exhausting and lonely roller coaster ride. Many families cannot afford to pay for the services their autistic child needs. Funds raised for the All in for Autism 2021 Virtual Run/Walk will benefit Kindering and other organizations, plus Rotary projects that benefit children and their families locally and internationally.
Together, let’s make a difference.