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Monday, May 21, 2018

Autism fundraiser on May 19

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in Local News

SOUTH MALL

Live, Learn and Play, a Lehigh Valley non-profit dedicated to helping local families with autism and special needs children, is hosting a Superhero 5K and Family 1 Mile Walk and fundraiser for all family members 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 19 at The South Mall, 3300 Lehigh St., Salisbury Township.

This event is sponsored by Good Shepherd Pediatrics.

Participants in this year’s race are encouraged to wear their Superhero capes and attire.

Prizes will be awarded for the most unique and outstanding costumes.

White capes will be available for purchase to decorate your own cape to enter in the cape decorating contest or participants can bring their own predecorated capes to enter.

There will be face painting, a sensory area, and lots of Superhero-themed activities for kids of all ages to enjoy.

All proceeds from this event will go to benefit local families with Autism and special needs.

Those interested in attending are encouraged to register at livelearnandplay.org/superhero5k.

Volunteers are needed.

If you are interested, email to info@livelearnandplay.org with the subject “Volunteer” and include your name, contact info, and the best time to reach you.

Live Learn and Play is a Lehigh Valley-based non-profit organization dedicated to helping local families with autism and special needs by promoting awareness and inclusion.

The goal is to create an inclusive family entertainment and resource center for families of all ability levels.