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Autism acceptance fundraising celebration

This year we marked #AutismAcceptanceWeek by organising our own colour spectrum walk in Victoria Park on 31st March.

 

Our fantastic walking group wore their brightest colours, and Autism Acceptance tees for a stroll around the park to raise awareness and money for the National Autistic Society (NAS). After their walk, they headed for lunch at the Victoria Park pub where they continued to represent the cause by wearing their NAS t-shirts and displaying banners.

 

A group of people of all genders looking at the camera and cheering. Some are sat on a bench, and others stand behind. In the centre of the photograph is a young gentleman wearing a suit and medal, and holding a certificate.

The walking group met to celebrate their achievement

 

Together, the walking group raised a whopping £673 for the National Autistic Society. The money raised will help transform our society into one that truly works for autistic people.

A young gentleman wearing a suit, blue patterned waistcoat and Autism Acceptance tie is standing in a park and looking at the camera and smiling. He is holding a small certificate, and wearing a medal.

 

A significant amount of the donations were thanks to the incredible fundraising efforts of Thomas (pictured right), who was awarded a National Autistic Society medal and certificate for his contribution.

 

In true walking group style, the fundraisers got together in the park to celebrate their achievement and to present the medal and certificate to Thomas. Thomas wore a wonderful suit, complete with Autism Acceptance tie to mark the occasion. 

 

A group of people of all genders wearing National Autistic Society tshirts and holding a banner. They are standing in a pub in front of a window and smiling at the camera.

The walking group continued to represent the National Autistic Society in Victoria Park pub after the walk

 

Donations are still coming in. If you’d like to contribute you can visit the Just Giving page to donate online by clicking this link.

 

You can find out more about the National Autistic Society by visiting their website at www.autism.org.uk 

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