Portland: There are over 250 people registered for this site. Parking will be tight, please try to car pool. There are a number of lots around the campus area, TD bank volunteers will help you find parking but there is also a parking garage. The walk will still be going through the cemetery but please go around two times. All registered participants will need to print off a UNE waiver and bring it with you to the walk; even if you signed one online they need a specific one. If you don’t bring with you we will have some onsite but this may hold up the line a bit. If you can arrive earlier we will be ready to open registration by 10:30 am. Food truck with hotdogs and chips available. CLICK HERE FOR WAIVER
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED!
Welcome to the WALK FOR AUTISM at the University of New England, PORTLAND, ME
Registration in Gymnasium begins at 11:00am - Walk Starts at 12:00 noon
The Walk route is approximately a one mile loop. You can go around two times for a two mile Walk!
The path is mostly paved, with some gravel path through the historic Evergreen Cemetary.
T-SHIRT ORDER CLOSED!
NOTE: ONLINE registration, you will be given the choice to purchase a Walk t-shirt for $6.00 or can call in your order ASM: 1-800-273-5200. T-Shirt order
DUE BY APRIL 10th!
Letter of Request for Corporate Sponsorship
The Walk for Autism is ASM's largest community and family event of the year. We have 5 Walks happening on the same day and start at the same time!
Bangor, Biddeford, Farmington, Fryeburg and Portland
Join us as we come together as a community in support of our loved ones with autism and in support of ASM to be a meaningful resource for individuals and families affected by autism and for the community they live in.
Bubbles wands will be given to the kids! NEW! Touchable Bubbles! (while supplies last)
Activities: Make your own bubble wand, giant bubble maker and corn hole game, facepainting stations, art stations, music / DJ
Meet Miss South Portland Maine for America - Her Platform is advocacy for deaf and special needs children.
ASM Autism Awareness Merchandise can be purchased at the ASM store table!
Food: Snacks and drinks! Hot dogs, popcorn, and other snacks will be available. A charitable donation to ASM is appreciated, but not required.
Vendors: State Farm Insurance, TD Bank, Spurwink Services
Raffles: $2.00 raffle tickets will be available for sale on the day of the Walk. Winners announced at approximately 11:45am. Various prizes and gift cards from local businesses to be raffled.
Fundraisers: State Farm Insurance of Freeport will be donating $10 for every quote given in their "Quotes for Good" campaign to benefit ASM.
We have invited local Police Officers, Firemen and First Responders to join us if they are not out for an emergency.
This is the perfect time to let children get close to, and familiarize with first responders in uniform and also check out their vehicles!
The Walk for Autism will Happen Rain or Shine! It's springtime so be prepared for changing weather!
Registration and vendors will in the gymnasium.
Note: Dogs on leashes will be allowed at the Walk site, however please do not bring them inside the gymnasium.
This page will be updated with new information as it comes in - check back in!
Contact us with any questions:
Autism Society of Maine