BENEFITING: ORGANIZATION FOR AUTISM RESEARCH
EVENT DATE: Nov 06, 2016
The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) is an Official Charity Partner of the TCS New York City Marathon and has a limited number of guaranteed entries available for the race on November 6, 2016.
To join OAR's RUN FOR AUTISM team, click FUNDRAISE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN.
- To receive guaranteed race entry though OAR, you must agree to the $3,000 fundraising minimum, per New York Road Runner requirements.
- To fundraise for OAR without receiving guaranteed race entry, join the team without a required fundraising minimum. (This option is for NYRR members who met the 9+1 or 9+$1K requirement, time qualifiers, legacy runners, 2015 deferments, or those selected through the drawing in March.)
The fundraising deadline is one month after the race—December 6, 2016. All runners are responsible for paying the race registration fee: $216 for NYRR members, $255 for non-members, and $347 for non-U.S. residents, plus an $11 processing fee.
- RUN FOR AUTISM t-shirt and technical race tank
- OAR finisher's medal
- Race weekend team dinner
- Race day hospitality
- Online fundraising guide
- Weekly training and fundraising tips
- Personalized staff support
WHY RUN FOR AUTISM?
1 in 68 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with autism. By joining the RUN FOR AUTISM team, you're supporting OAR's mission to fund research and resources that help people with autism and their families today.
Here are some of the ways that OAR uses the funds raised by the RUN FOR AUTISM team:
- $10 provides a Curriculum in a Box professional development set to general education teachers.
- $25 provides 15 copies of A Guide to Safety to families and first responders.
- $100 provides the Kit for Kids peer education resource to an entire elementary or middle school.
- $150 provides 100 copies of a Life Journey through Autism guidebook sent to a community support group or military installation.
- $1,000 provides a research grant for a graduate student studying autism.
- $3,000 provides a scholarship for a student with autism to attend college.
- $30,000 fully underwrites an applied research pilot study.