Autism Awareness Month: Calendar of Events

Check out these amazing community events taking place in April for Autism Awareness Month!

April is dedicated to awareness, building acceptance and creating more understanding around autism.

Check out these amazing fundraisers and events that you can take part in to raise awareness and funds for the autism programs, services and research underway at SARRC. Thank you to each of our partners for supporting SARRC!

April 1-30 | Become an Action Hero & Score D-backs Tickets

When you make a monthly recurring donation of $20 or more, or a one-time gift of $240 or more, you will receive (4) lower level tickets to an Arizona Diamondbacks game on June 15! Visit or download the donation form and return it to us at 300 N 18th St, Phoenix, AZ 85006.

April 1-30 | Bashas' Family of Stores to 'Team Up For Autism'

SARRC is partnering with all Bashas', Food City and AJ's Fine Foods stores in Arizona allowing customers a chance to donate to SARRC while checking out.

April 1-30 | Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que

Dine at Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que of Tempe and guests will have the option of ordering a Blue Bayou cocktail where a portion of proceeds will support SARRC! Guests will also have an opportunity to round up their bill when checking out. Customers may donate $5 or more to receive a $10 bonus card. 

April 1-30 | Ales for Autism

O.H.S.O Brewery will donate a portion of sales from each pint sold of their Blueberry Haze IPA. The specially-crafted brew will be available at all O.H.S.O locations, and sold at select breweries throughout Arizona. Proceeds will directly benefit SARRC. Find a location near you.

April 2 | World Autism Day

Tune in to ABC15 starting at 9 a.m. for a special interview on Sonoran Living Live featuring SARRC President and CEO Daniel Openden. 

April 1-7 | Sock Problems to Donate 50% of Proceeds to SARRC

Our friends at Sock Problems will donate a generous 50% of each pair of socks sold from April 1-7. Care. Wear. Share. Shop SARRC's specially-designed sock at

Tuesday, April 3 | Arizona Gives Day

Consider a tax-deductable donation to SARRC on Arizona Gives Day and support the critical programs, services and research at SARRC. Learn more here.

Tuesday, April 3 | Coffee on the Capitol Lawn

We're excited to share our Beneficial Beans coffee at our Arizona State Capitol! Legislators will have the chance to sample our signature coffee and learn the latest news at SARRC.

April 13 | Arizona Brews for Autism 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Join the Brass Tap, Sleepy Dog Brewery, O.H.S.O Brewery and McFate Brewery for their second annual Arizona Brews for Autism golf outing. The golf tournament is a 4-person team select scramble format. The cost is $100/person, which includes lunch and the chance to win great prizes. View the registration form.

Friday, April 13 | Swirl, Sip & Savor

Swirl, Sip & Savor is a distinctive wine and food pairing experience that raises funds to SARRC's ThinkAsperger’s program. Guests who attend this exclusive, bi-annual event held at the Royal Palms Resort and Spa of Scottsdale experience award-winning wines paired with signature courses prepared by premier chefs. Tickets are $500 each, and are limited. For more information, contact Greg Boone at 602.218.8213.

Friday, April 13 | Grandparents Group Meeting

SARRC's coveted Grandparents Group will hold their second-to-last meeting before breaking for summer at 10 a.m. on April 13. To register or for more information, visit our Grandparents Group event page.

Friday, April 20 | AZ Diamondbacks Autism Awareness Day

The Diamondbacks are dedicating their April 20 game to autism awareness! For each ticket sold, $4 will come right back to support SARRC. Fans will have the chance to stop by the resource fair happening in centerfield behind the scoreboard throughout the game!Learn more about this special game and the exclusive seats sold benefiting SARRC

Thursday, April 26 | 20th Annual Community Breakfast

This year’s Community Breakfast theme, "With You, We Can," recognizes our community’s extraordinary impact on individuals with autism and their families since SARRC’s first Community Breakfast 20 years ago. Guests will learn about SARRC's latest achievements, exciting plans for our future, and how with you, we can build an even more supportive community. Learn more about the breakfast here.