Autism Speaks gears up for annual New England walk

BOSTON — This weekend, thousands will gather on the Boston Common for the first in-person Greater Boston Autism Speaks Walk to happen in two years.

Due to the pandemic, like so many walks, it was virtual last year.

Boston 25 is a proud sponsor and Boston 25 News anchor Heather Hegedus is once again the emcee.

Christie Godwoski, senior regional director for Autism Speaks New England joined Boston 25 News Thursday morning to talk about what Autism Speaks does for local families.

So far, they’ve raised about $160,000. Their goal is to raise more than $300,000. If you would like to donate, click here.

The walk will be held Sunday, Oct. 17 on the Common by Charles Street. Registration for the walk is at 9 a.m.; the walk begins at 10 a.m.

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