Dan Marino Foundation raises money for autism

Event held at Sun Life Stadium

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - The Dan Marino Foundation is hosting it's annual WalkAbout Autism event Saturday at Sun Life Stadium.

The foundation teams up with autism agencies across South Florida to raise money.

All proceeds from the event stay in the community and benefit autism services and awareness.

According to the Center for Disease Control, autism is the fastest growing developmental disorder.  One in 110 children in the U.S. have autism.

The event takes place Saturday at Sun Life Stadium from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Fins favorite and hall of fame quarterback Dan Marino will attend.  Jeff Ireland, the General Manager of the Miami Dolphins is also expected to attend along with players and alumni.

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