Project 365 – Day 119: Blue balloons for Autism awareness march

April 28 2012

Following brunch at Café Cherrier, I stumbled upon the preparation for the 6th annual awareness walk for Autism that was due to begin at 1.30pm at Carré Saint-Louis. Last year 1,000 took part to help increase the visibility of autism and organizers were hoping this year they would manage to draw at least 1,500.

It was a change to see blue balloons rather than red (which I imagine are in short supply now after the students have likely purchased thousands over their 12 week long strike).

Blue Balloons at Carré Saint-Louis for march to raise awareness of Autism

Blue Balloons at Carré Saint-Louis

Signs for Autism awareness march

Signs for Autism awareness march

Balloons before Autism march

Balloons before Autism march

Blue balloons at Carré saint Louis

Blue balloons at Carré saint Louis

Blue balloons at Carré saint Louis

Blue balloons at Carré saint Louis

Blue balloons at Carré saint Louis

Blue balloons at Carré saint Louis

A little Autism march attendee

A little Autism march attendee

Autism March awareness balloons

Autism March awareness balloons

Unfortunately I was unable to hang around for the start of the awareness walk and hope attendance was high for this great cause and that it generates the media attention it justly deserves.

To view images in gallery format, simply click on one of the images below.

Thanks for stopping by. Until next time.

– Martin

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