NAAM2018 - Ways to Donate


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Autism Awareness Month is a perfect time to donate to the cause, so thank you for considering a financial contribution to the Autism Society Greater Akron. It's through the generosity of people like you that we’re able to fund our various programs – from an annual bike camp and swimming with autism group to inclusion day at the Soap Box Derby. Every little bit helps!


Make a Donation
Your generous donation helps enhance the lives of those right here in our Summit, Stark, Medina, Portage and Wayne County service area. That’s right – all money raised here stays here to help local individuals and families living with autism. Click HERE to find out more.

Become A Member
As a member of the Autism Society Greater Akron, you’re supporting individuals living with autism in our community. In fact, our organization has helped individuals and families impacted by autism for more than 30 years. Join our cause – click HERE to become a member today!

Walk or Run for Autism
On Saturday, June 16, join us for the Autism 5K Run & Walk, our signature fundraiser and autism awareness event at Firestone Stadium in Akron. Enjoy prizes, food, music, children’s activities, a petting zoo, a kid’s fun run and a vendor fair. Make a donation or register a team HERE.


The District Boutique • Tuesday, April 3
3875 Massillon Road, Uniontown, OH 44685
Shop The District Boutique for exclusive women's fashion and accessories on Tuesday, April 3, and 20% of your purchase will go to the Autism Society of Greater Akron. Find out more about this high-quality fashion boutique HERE.

Making Dough Fundraiser
• Month of April • 20% of Order
Medina ~ Courthouse Pizzeria • 2 Public Square, Medina OH 44256
Wadsworth ~ White Box Pizzeria • 1154 Hinkle Drive, Wadsworth OH 44281
Ways you can raise funds for the Autism Society of Greater Akron during Autism Awareness Month.

  • Bring in the flyer HERE (or show image on your phone)
  • DINE IN and inform the Guest Ambassador that you are dining to support the "Stand Up For Autism" Fundraising Event
  • Order ONLINE and put "Stand Up For Autism" in the space provided

West Side Bakery • Month of April • $1.75 per Puzzle Cookie
Akron ~ 2303 West Market Street, Akron, OH 44313
Green ~ 1840 Town Park Blvd., Uniontown, OH 44685
Every time you purchase a puzzle piece cookie at either West Side Bakery location, $1.15 goes toward the Autism Society of Greater Akron. Pick some up as a treat for your class or your afternoon business meeting! Learn more about its freshly baked goods, delicious pastries and unique and artistically decorated cakes HERE.


At Home
Whether you collect small donations at home or reach out to your extended network via social media, there are plenty of ways to ask friends and family to support individuals and families living with autism. Click HERE for a complete list of “fun”-raising ideas.

At Work
Co-workers enjoy camaraderie in the workplace. Use incentives prizes like a prime parking spot, a comp day or company promotional wear to add to the fun. Create competition among departments. Click HERE for more on how to get co-workers to support Autism Awareness Month.

At School
Autism Awareness Month is a great opportunity to increase understanding around the issues students with autism face while putting their energy into a cause they can be proud to support. From organizing a car wash to hosting a night at the movies, schools and students can Stand Up For Autism. Click HERE for more school-based fundraisers.


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