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13th Annual 5K Walk for Autism

A fundraising event for Giant Steps

Event Information

Saturday, October 05, 2019 from 9:00am - 12:00pm

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE WALK SPONSORSHIP PDF FORM!

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE SIDEKICK SPONSORSHIP PDF FORM!


"BE MY HERO"

Who is your hero? Who do you admire or look up to for their courage, their achievements, their qualities overall? What does it mean to be someone's hero? 

It is YOUR chance to be a hero to Giant Steps, to our students and participants. With YOUR super powers and support, Giant Steps is able to give our students and participants the superior educational and therapeutic services they need. 

Join us at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, IL for the Giant Steps’ "BE MY HERO" 5K Walk for Autism on Saturday, October 5, 2019 for a morning filled with health and wellness exercises as well as other activities for the whole family.

Each step you, your friends and family take is a step closer to our goal of $145,000!
This money will help Giant Steps and ALL of our programs to provide the exceptional therapeutic programs and services for our students and young adults living with autism.
We need your super powers…so…lace up your shoes, and BE A HERO! Invite your family and friends to

Giant Steps’ "BE MY HERO" 2019 5K Walk for Autism.

Sign up today!
It is FREE, quick and easy!

Create a team or join an existing team to fundraise on behalf of individuals with autism.
Once registered, you can set your team’s fundraising goal and create your own personalized fundraising page with pictures and text.

Then, share it with everyone via email, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media outlets and watch your fundraising dollars grow for Giant Steps!

Ready…Set…Go…BE A HERO for Autism!

***FREE T-Shirt if you register before Friday, September 13th***

You do not have to walk in order to BE A HERO. You can donate or sponsor walkers to support Giant Steps! 

Click here for detailed directions to the 5K walk

Please Note: For security purposes, registration is required of all walkers over the age of 12. Please make sure to invite all team members to take five minutes to register!

SORRY, NO PETS ALLOWED, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF SERVICE ANIMALS 

Questions?
Contact Lindsey Nichols Development Associate
lnichols@mygiantsteps.org • (630) 864 -3825

Giant Steps IL is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organization. 

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About the Organization

Mission: Giant Steps IL (GS) is committed to providing superior educational and therapeutic services for individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their families, services focused on improving the quality of daily life from early childhood through adulthood.

The Day School at Giant Steps is licensed by the Illinois State Board of Education and exclusively serves the needs of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The Day School includes Elementary, Secondary, and Transition programs.

The Elementary Education Program at Giant Steps provides individualized programming for students diagnosed with autism in grades K-8. Elementary provides academic and therapeutic programming that draws from a variety of treatment approaches specific to Autism Spectrum Disorders. Students are divided into two distinct program models: individualized intensive therapeutic learning or group-based learning (our Explorers Program).

The Secondary Education Program at Giant Steps provides programming for students diagnosed with autism on the levels of Junior High, High School,...

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