Since 2000, Autism Assistance Fund has donated over $250,000 to support children with autism spectrum disorders in North Mississippi to provide hope to families and give each child the best opportunity to reach their developmental potential.The goal of the Autism Assistance Fund is to be a funding source to groups and individuals so they can provide direct support for children affected by autism.
Primary donor to Camp BOLD; a four week summer day camp for children with autism and other types of developmental and intellectual disabilities sponsored by The Arc Northwest Mississippi. Purchased IPads and educational apps for teachers for classroom use- Annually funds grants for special education teachers through he Desoto County Foundation for Excellence in Education. Financially supports autism awareness campaigns such as Light It Up Blue, Autism awareness Night with the Mississippi River kings, and other events. Encourages individuals and groups to submit grant requests to our grant committee in order to fund programs, which will positively affect these special children and their families.
To further assist families in North Mississippi who have children with autism spectrum disorders, the HHS Interact Club will be hosting the 4th Annual Bolt for Blue 5K on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Hernando Courthouse Square. All proceeds will be donated to Autism Assistance Fund.
Pre-Registration Packet Pickup
Hernando High School
805 Dilworth Lane
Hernando, MS 38632
Thursday, March 31st 8:00 a.m.—6:00 p.m.
Friday, April 1st 8:00 a.m.—6:00 p.m.
T-shirts and packets are subject to availability. No t-shirts, numbers, or packets will be mailed.
The 2016 Bolt for Blue 5K will be held at the Hernando Courthouse Square located at the corner of Commerce and Hwy. 51 in Hernando, MS.
Race Day Schedule
Saturday, April 2, 2016
7:30 a.m.-Late Registration
9:00 a.m.-Race Starts
Entry Fees--$25 per person
*By March 27th online (site closes on this day)
*By March 29th hand delivered to Hernando High School
April 2nd (race day)
$30 per person cash payments accepted on race day
*No refunds and no rain date
Top 3 Overall Male Finishers
Top 3 Overall Female Finishers
Top 3 Male & Female in Each Category
7 & under 25-29 50-54 8-10 30-34 55-59 11-14 35-39 60 and over 15-19 40-44 20-24 45-49