Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=164776
Story Retrieval Date: 6/19/2013 3:33:15 AM CST
Jordan K. Turgeon / MEDILL
The 7th annual Chicago Walk Now for Autism Speaks raised more than $1.1 million for autism research. Team Super Ivan contributed more than $9,000 to that grand total, making 2010 the team's best year yet.
With more than $9,000 raised for autism research, third year's a charm for Team Super Ivan
When Martha Fregoso and Jose Del Rio discovered their 2-year-old son, Ivan, had autism, they immediately signed up for Chicago's annual autism walk for Autism Speaks. Last Saturday's 2010 walk marked Team Super Ivan's third year participating in the event. In all, the event raised more than $1.1 million for autism research. Team Super Ivan raised more than $9,000 in its biggest year yet.