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Check out the photos from this year’s 10th Anniversary Richmond Autism Speaks Walk on our Autism Speaks National Capital Area Facebook page. Shout out to Stewart Small and Jhutzin Honrado for taking many of our photos. 

We’ve raised over $400,000 for the Washington, DC Autism Speaks Walk and counting thanks to you! Did you know you can continue fundraising for this year’s Walk and earn great incentives? Help us reach our goal of $525,000!

Continue fundraising now through December 31st:

  • Raise $150 and receive your commemorative Walk T-shirt designed by Tommy Hilfiger
  • Raise $500 and receive your Tribute Medal
  • Raise $1,000 and receive your Grand Club pin

And qualify for other individual incentives 30 days following the walk. CLICK HERE to view these!

Donate online to the walk, a specific team, or individual participant via their fundraising page. Or make checks payable to Autism Speaks and mail to:

Autism Speaks Walk
P.O. Box 199
Rocky Hill, NJ 08553-0199

If you wish to credit a particular team or individual please be sure to include an offline donation form found on that individuals fundraising page or a note that states:   Walk Name, Individual or Team to Credit.

Shout out to the Richmond Grand Club members who each raised more than $1,000 for the Walk:

  • Michael Lindsay
  • Carroll Ross
  • Maurice Potosky
  • Julia Cini
  • Monica Alves
  • Katie Kummer
  • Jovan Tabares
  • April Bolton-Smith
  • Mike McHugh
  • Norman Harvey
  • Theresa Boyd
  • Alexandria Children's Dentistry
  • Cara Fletcher
  • Cindy Jones
  • Sean Hoffman
  • Charlene Thomas
  • Ann Gibbons
  • Shayna Cini
  • Cindy Saturno
  • Vijay Krishnamurthy
  • Stacey Robosky
  • Chaisie Kearney
  • Sophie Smith
  • Erin Gore
  • Carol Osterhage
  • Angela Fulton
  • Maria Votsch
  • Justin Heald
  • Chase Douglas
  • Brittany Lovette
  • Charlie Panholzer
  • Tracy Bennett
  • Scott Gore
  • Lavonda Graham-Williams
  • Emily Gaietto
  • Angie Jinkins
  • Angela Watts
  • Scott Smith
  • Shirley Persaud
  • Victoria Lawson

Thank you to the top teams in Team Village, raising more than $2,500 for the Walk:

  • Alexandria Children's Dentistry
  • Alpha Xi Delta - GMU
  • Ben's Brigade and Sam's Club
  • EY
  • Josiah's Journey V
  • Jovan Taberes
  • KPMG DC/Tysons
  • Kummer Family
  • Naveen
  • Seth's Patrol
  • SUNSHINE'S TWINS
  • Team Adriana
  • Team Ben
  • Team Cameron Boone
  • The Puzzled Posse
  • Unaffiliates Mopar Club
  • Zion's Village

We love our Walk Sponsors! Thank you to the sponsors of this year’s Richmond Walk:

  • Lindsay Automotive - Platinum Sponsor
  • Koons Toyota of Annapolis - Platinum Sponsor
  • BG Crovato - Platinum Sponsor
  • Vanda Pharmaceuticals - Mission Moment Sponsor
  • EY - Mission Moment Sponsor
  • Bob's Discount Furniture - National Sponsor
  • Association for Accessible Medicines - Finish Line Sponsor
  • Microsoft - Mission Moment Sponsor
  • Collaborative Solutions - National Sponsor
  • Ford's Fish Shack
  • Freddie Mac - Volunteer Sponsor
  • Bernstein Family Foundation - Sustaining Sponsor
  • Little Leaves - Sustaining Sponsor
  • The Meltzer Group / NFP - Sustaining Sponsor
  • National Children's Center - Sustaining Sponsor
  • Center for Autism and Related Disorder - Service Provider
  • Lindamood-Bell - Service Provider
  • Merrill Lynch - Service Provider
  • Children's Guild - Service Provider
  • PM Pediatric - Service Provider
  • ABC 7 -WJLA - Media Sponsor
  • iHeartMedia/Hot 99.5 - Media Sponsor
  • DrinkMore Water - InKind Sponsor 
  • Utz - InKind Sponsor
  • Wegman's - InKind Sponsor
  • Target- InKind Sponsor

And Special thanks to our National Partners: Alpha Xi Delta

Thank you to our amazing volunteers who helped make the day fun for all. The Walk would not have been possible without your help!

Thanks to the Walk Committee for their commitment throughout the year:

  • Stacey Alexander
  • Erika Butler
  • Tonya Gary
  • Catherine Kennedy
  • Cara Murnan
  • Reagan Murnan
  • Angela Pullum
  • Andrea Smedley
  • Tammy Thorne
  • Kesha Williams
  • Irin Wills-Allen

Interested in being a part of the Washington, DC Walk Planning Committee? Email Taylor Elkow for more information on how you can get involved:DCWalk@AutismSpeaks.org.

The Autism Speaks Walk is powered by love – YOUR love. Thank you for raising the funding needed to fuel innovative research and lifelong supports and services. Working together, there is no limit to what we can achieve.