Autism Awareness Running Event

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autism awareness running event

Team Brownsville 113 ran for Autism Awareness with their Adopt-a-Patient Jason Granado, who happens to be one of their very own employee's sons who has hemophilia. Jason actually takes CSL Plasma's lifesaving medications and is the adopt a patient for several other centers around the Brownsville area. The team had a great time running the event and speaking to people about CSL Plasma. They even had one of the running event sponsors (City Cruisers Cycling Friends) recognize Jason by giving him an Autism Awareness athletic t-shirt. The team took Jason out to eat after the event to further recognize him for being a recipient of CSL Plasma's lifesaving medical products. More info about the run: This event brought in about 2,000 runners and 4,000 people from the community. There was a 1 mile run and a 5K run that CSL plasma employees participated in to raise awareness for Autism. The local community college Texas Southmost College and Valley Baptist Medical Center helped sponsor this event. The funds for the race also went to the local school district BISD for supporting special students programs.