Autism Friendly Austin’s 2024 Stepping Out For Autism Walk to be held later this month

Published 5:49 pm Tuesday, April 2, 2024

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April is internationally recognized as Autism Awareness and Acceptance month and the Autism Friendly Austin team at the Hormel Historic Home is dedicated year-round to this mission as well as improving education, opportunities, and improved outcomes for those living with autism in our community.

On Sunday, April 21, Austim Friendly Austin will hold its annual Stepping Out For Autism Walk from 1-3 p.m. at the Hormel Historic Home. This event is the biggest fundraiser of the year.

All of the proceeds go to support the year-round autism programming at the Hormel Historic Home. People are invited to come and be a superhero for someone with ASD and join the walk dressed in your superhero costume. There will be entertainment, music, raffle prizes, and a light lunch.

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Walk registration and opportunities to donate or sponsor the event can be found at Pre-registration is required by Friday, April 5, in order to receive a t-shirt on the day of the event. Online registration ends on April 20. Walk-up registrations are also allowed, but pre-registration is encouraged. Please consider supporting this event by participating in the walk, sponsoring a camper with a financial contribution, or donating a raffle prize.

Over 40 businesses and organizations in Austin are certified “Autism Friendly.”