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Michele's Race For Autism Fundraising Page



April is Autism Acceptance month, I will again be participating in the Race for Autism SUPERHERO Challenge! Please help me by making a contribution to my team's fundraiser and sharing this page with your family and friends. Every dollar we raise goes directly to support autism programs and services.

Here is my story and connection to autism:

You may know that I am passionate about helping children and families thrive through my career as a Pediatric Physical Therapist. One population near and dear to my hear is individuals with autism. I first encountered an autistic boy when I was a child myself. I met a younger boy at a family gathering. He was about the age of my younger brother and I was tasked with keeping them entertained. I noticed this child had his own way of communicating and was often misunderstood. I built a connection with him and began to understand him easily. Eventually, I learned more about ASD and began to work with more autistic children through volunteering opportunities. In fact, my experience teaching karate to young autistic kids is what launched me into a career in physical therapy. I wouldn't change my path for anything.

This year, our team goal is 54k to represent that 1 in 54 kids in the US is diagnosed with ASD. I encourage you to learn more about autism and how you can learn to accept and include autistic and neurodivergent people to make our community better!

Thank you again for your support and for being a Hero for Autism Acceptance!

Dr. Michele Kunde, PT, DPT
Pediatric Physical Therapist and Superhero ;)


I walked 2 km towards my goal!

I walked 1.5 km towards my goal!

I walked 2 km towards my goal!

I ran 3 km towards my goal!


I hiked 17 km towards my goal!


You all are amazing for donating! We have WAY surpassed the goal now. I received my race gear yesterday and am excited to see how many kilometers we can achieve in the first 10 days of April! The goal is 54k to represent the 1 in 54 children diagnosed with autism in the US. You can track my distance on my page! <3 Michele


We have almost raised DOUBLE the goal! Thank you to all that have donated or supported me in other ways! You are all #Super :)


raised of $154 goal

Superhero Challenge

25.5 km
of 20 km goal


Recent Donations

1. SGSara Gombatto
2. JEJen Eriguel
Have a fun race!
3. AKAly Krasny
4. AKAllen Knox
5. SKSheryl And Robert Khoo
You ARE a SuperHero Michele - well done!
6. wlWes Lord

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