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Autism Awareness raises nearly $2,000

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webmaster | 09/17/13

A local campaign to raise awareness about autism, and money to help those affected by it, made headway through an event that drew nearly 300 people.

Walk For Autism Awareness was organized by Madera’s Danielle Glynn and her co-worker Taylor Gaines, who lives in Visalia. The pair work at Learning Arts in Fresno as behavioral specialists. Having raised funds for the children their company helps, Glynn teamed up with Gaines to bring the effort home to help local kids.

The pair partnered with Madera High School’s Blue Crew, advised by Tim Riche, and the Boys Scouts of America Troop 116, who organized Autism awareness events last week, to host the event.

“It turned out really well. I didn’t have high hopes, but there were a lot more people than I expected for the first event. So it was a good turnout,” she said...


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