Thousands of supporters expected to gather during Autism Awareness Month
for Fraser Walk for Autism at Mall of America®
WHAT: An estimated 1 in 68 children in the United States are diagnosed with autism. Guests of all ages will join together for the Fraser Walk for Autism at Mall of America® on Saturday, April 18 to raise awareness for those living with autism.
Each year, thousands of Minnesota families are faced with the challenge of navigating the complexities of autism spectrum disorders.
Fraser is Minnesotas largest and most experienced provider of autism services. Fraser also provides services for children and adults with more than 60 different disabilities through healthcare, education, and housing.
All walk participants will receive breakfast and an official Fraser Walk for Autism t-shirt.
For more information on the Fraser Walk for Autism, presented by BMO Harris Bank, visit http://www.fraser.org/.
WHEN: Saturday, April 18, 2015
7 10 a.m.: Fraser Walk for Autism
WHERE: Mall of America Rotunda
About Mall of America®
Mall of America is the nations largest retail and entertainment complex. At 4.87 million square feet, the Mall is home to more than 520 world-class shops; Nickelodeon Universe, the nations largest indoor family theme park; EMS Entertainment Exhibit Center; SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, a 1.2 million gallon walk-through aquarium; Hard Rock Café; Moose Mountain Adventure Golf; Theatres at Mall of America, a 14-screen movie theater with digital projection including 4K, digital sound and 3D capabilities; Radisson Blu Mall of America, a 500-room hotel connected by skyway to Mall of America. The Mall opened in August of 1992 and is located in Bloomington, Minn., just minutes from downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. The Mall is currently undergoing an expansion project on all three levels on the north side. The expansion will include a 342-room JW Marriott hotel, office tower, high-end retailers, new dining options, a tourist welcome center and large event space. Follow Mall of America on Facebook and Twitter or visit our blog.