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Áine Tucker's Fundraising Page

Aine Tucker

Aine Tucker

On November 7th, I’ll be running the New York City Marathon with Run for Autism in aid of the Organization for Autism Research.

As many of you know, my mom (Annette Tucker) has dedicated the past 17 years of her life to educating students with autism and special needs in the Ridgewood Public School system. I have seen first hand through my mom’s many years as an educator how transformative education, intervention, and support can be to the life of a child with autism. It is my honor to run the marathon in support of a charity which is dedicated to the funding of autism research to help educators continue to change lives. Any donation you can make is greatly appreciated!

Thank you for all of your support!!

1 in 54 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with autism. By joining the RUN FOR AUTISM team, you’re supporting OAR’s mission to fund research and resources that help people with autism and their families today.

Here are some of the ways that OAR uses the funds raised by the RUN FOR AUTISM team:

$10 provides a Curriculum in a Box professional development set to general education teachers.
$25 provides 15 copies of A Guide to Safety to families and first responders.
$100 provides the Kit for Kids peer education resource to an entire elementary or middle school.
$150 provides 100 copies of a Life Journey through Autism guidebook sent to a community support group or military installation.
$1,000 provides a research grant for a graduate student studying autism.
$3,000 provides a scholarship for a student with autism to attend college.
$40,000 fully underwrites an applied research pilot study.


raised of $3,500 goal

Recent Donations

1. SOSean OCarroll
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Good luck u babe
6. ADAlanah D'Arcy
Good luck Aine! So proud of you and all the hard work you’ve put in for such an amazing cause! 💙