Autism Speaks Walk at RIR raises more than $68,500

Posted at 2:30 AM, Sep 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-25 02:34:33-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – The 8th annual Autism Speaks Walk took place Saturday morning at Richmond International Raceway in Henrico County.

The event aims to unite the community while raising funds to assist people of all ages with autism.

Some of the family-friendly activities at the event included coloring, bubbles and a bounce house.

WTVR CBS 6 Meteorologist Nikki-Dee Ray served as emcee for the event.

The event raised more than $68,500 for research and programs.

Click here to check out a neat event guide designed for children and adults living with autism.