Tips & Tools

5K High Five

Here are some tips and tools that will help make your participation in the race a fun experience for you, and a benefit to the families we serve. 

First of all -- remember that there is FUN in *fun*draiser. Some people can be daunted by the prospect of asking others to make a contribution. But never fear! -- this site has some great tools and resources to make it easier to ask friends and family to join you.

Fundraising for the race is as simple as 1 - 2 - 3!

  1. Register for the Run for Autism 5K. 
  2. Update your fundraising page with pictures, posts, and inspiring messages to get others excited!
  3. Recruit other runners to join your team and share your fundraising page. 

Once you've registered, your Participant Center has a number of great tools - tips for engaging and reaching out - sample emails to personalize and send - and tools for telling the story of your race participation.

For more detailed ideas, check out these fundraising toolkits for Team Captains and for Individuals:



Media You Can Share

(Click the arrow in the upper right to get sharing options and a URL for pasting into emails or websites.)

Our 2018 Race Video is coming soon!

HOPE... In the Words of VIA Parents

A powerful testimonial about the value of VIA to the families we serve.

Our 20th Anniversary Gala Video 

 VIA founders look back on the start of the organization and the success it has enjoyed.  

2016 Parent Testimonial

 One of our Outpatient parents shares a success story at our 2016 Gala.

Facebook album of 2016 race photos

 Click this link to view our 2016 race photo album. Copy, paste, or share on FB!