SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — A San Antonio non-profit is kicking off a year-long celebration of serving the community for 40 years over the weekend.
Any Baby Can San Antonio is holding the group’s annual Autism Walk on Saturday, which also happens to be World Autism Awareness Day and during the first weekend of Fiesta 2022. The Autism Walk will take place at Texas A&M University-San Antonio starting at 8 a.m.
The Fiesta medal commemorating the 40th birthday of ABC will be available at the Autism Walk on Saturday.
The organization has been offering support to families of children with chronic illness, disability or developmental delay a community of support for 40 years now and offers a variety of services that including prescription assistance, autism services, sibling support, case management and access to the Center for Infant and Child loss.
The Autism Walk aims to raise the funds needed for ABC to serve communities at no cost in Bexar, Atascosa, Bandera, Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Medina, Real, Uvalde and Wilson counties.
The event will also include free resources, live music and a sensory village to play.
In 2021, ABC offered support to more than 3,800 people through family support services in addition to providing more than $2 million in medication through Prescription Services and offering more than $50,000 in funeral assistance.