Toys “R” Us Inc. has announced the launch of its “Shine A Light For Autism” in-store and online fundraising campaign to benefit Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. Now through April 30, monetary donations will be collected at more than 870 Toys “R” Us and Babies “R” Us stores nationwide and online at Toysrus.com/AutismSpeaks. In addition, individuals nationwide are invited to join a “Walk Now For Autism Speaks” event in their local community, or “Walk With Geoffrey” online and personally fundraise for Autism Speaks.
All funds raised during this year’s Toys “R” Us campaign will be dedicated to supporting the Autism Speaks Community Grants program, which helps promote services that enhance the lives of those affected by autism, expand the capacity to effectively serve this growing community, and enhance the field of service providers. [Read more...]