The DMF WalkAbout Autism & Expo, brought to you by Walgreens, presented by Badia Spices, is a family fun walk & resource expo that brings thousands of individuals together to generate autism awareness, promote acceptance and raise funds for the local autism community.
Money Raised Here, Stays Here!
Participating Pre-K to 12th Grade schools and non-profit autism direct service providers in South Florida receive 25% of the money raised by their walk teams to support special needs programming and services.
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Saturday, January 21, 2017
8:00am - Noon
Miami Dolphin's Stadium
347 Don Shula Drive
Miami Gardens, Florida 33056
7:30am Stadium Parking Gates 3 & 15 Open
8:00am Event opens (Light music and on-stage announcements in the field)
8:40 am Music performance, welcome greeting from Dan Marino and opening ceremonies begin
9:00am Walk commences
10:00am Activities, rides, and games open. Performances on stage
12:00pm End of Event
Start a Team: When you open a team, you are considered the team captain. After the team is officially registered, you can begin recruiting members to join your team and start raising funds with the help of your team mates.
Join an Existing Team: Join a team that has already been created. Check in with the team captain of the team and have them provide you with the exact name of the team.
Join as an Individual: Participate as an individual without being affiliated to a team. You are still able to raise funds and participate in the contests. Under this option, you can also choose to be a “virtual participant” if you are unable to attend the actual event.
Everyone interested in participating in this event must register online through this website. If you have specific registration needs that are not addressed in our registration process, please write to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visuals support is available for download a few weeks before the event.
The Dan Marino Foundation WalkAbout Autism & Expo, brought to you by Walgreens, stays true to its slogan “Money Raised Here, Stays Here” by making sure that every dollar raised through this effort stays in our local community. Funds raised through this effort benefit local non-profit autism direct service providers, special needs programming at schools throughout South Florida, and the Dan Marino Foundation.
About The Dan Marino Foundation:
The Dan Marino Foundation, Inc., a 501(c) 3 organization was established by Dan and Claire Marino, motivated by their experiences in raising their son, Michael, who is diagnosed with autism. For over 24 years, the Foundation has been a leader in innovation and change, "empowering individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.” The Foundation has raised more than $53 million to create unique and impactful initiatives in the community. Among these first-of-their-kind initiatives are the Nicklaus Children's Hospital Dan Marino Outpatient Center, the Marino Autism Research Institute, Marino Adapted Aquatics, Summer STEPS Employment Programs, Virtual Interactive Training Agent (ViTA DMF), and now Marino Campus. For more information, please visit danmarinofoundation.org or marinocampus.org or vitadmf.org.