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Welcome to the Inaugural
BC Walk/Run Now for Autism
Burnaby, 2008

Sunday, October 19, 2008
Swangard Stadium, Burnaby, BC

Congratulations, British Columbia!

Thank you for your support of the Inaugural BC Walk/Run Now for Autism! Over 3,500 people came together at Swangard Stadium and raised over $263,000!

Without each of you, this would not have been possible, and for that, we THANK YOU. Together, we are making a difference in the lives of so many. Thank you to our amazing Walk Chairs, Claire & Dimitri Apostolopolous and John Carinha, our Walk Committee, Volunteers, Team Captains and Walkers & Runners for making this event possible!

Special thanks to our sponsors:

Global BC and our special guest emcee - Chris Gailus
94.5 The Beat


Happy Planet Juice
Aquazone Water

Thanks also to:

Geri & The Atrics for their fantastic music and it was great to have Fin, Bob the Brown Bear and Leo the Lion on-site sharing hugs and smiles with the kids!

Send us your photos, thoughts and ideas

Please forward any photos you took at the walk so that we can include them as part of our event slide show. Send them on a CD to the office (address below) or via email to

We’d love to hear your feedback about the event. Please send us any thoughts or ideas to

Planning for 2009 starts soon so if you are interested in volunteering on our Planning Committee, please let us know.

It's Not Too Late to Collect and Turn in Donations

Please continue to collect and mail in donations and watch your team totals grow! Donations received by mid-December will be counted toward your incentive prize totals. Incentive prizes will be ordered after December 12, 2008 and will be ready for our Awards and Celebration Event in January.
Reminder: Please download and fill out the "Offline Donation Form” from your personal web page when sending in donations. Please send all donations to:

Autism Speaks
1243 Islington Avenue
Suite 504
Toronto, ON M8X 1Y9