We are so grateful to the businesses and organization that are sponsoring the Carolinas CAN Ruck For Autism...this event cannot be done without you! Your resources and commitments are making a difference in your community. Please see below for sponsorship packages.

If you are an individual, you can donate directly to CAN through CharityProud by clicking this link

Thank You to our Tough Rucker Sponsors!

Rowan Rock & Timber (RRT) is a commercial real estate development company that restores distressed and underutilized properties in the greater Concord, NC area. RRT operates in two primary areas, Agriculture/Forestry, and commercial redevelopment. Our mission is simple: to reinvent, rebuild, and reinstall Concord’s potential.

Broadstep create spaces where people feel safe, comfortable, and encouraged across a continuum of behavioral healthcare. Because development and growth get easier with the right support.We serve children, adults, and families with a range of services that support those with intellectual and development disabilities (I/DD), mental illness, and co-occurring disorders.


Drive. Determination. Ruthless prioritization. It's what we do.

Support Richard, Slappy and the hundreds of CAN families. Become a sponsor today!

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Support the growing number of people and families impacted by autism.

  • Have your business benefit from the attention that comes with 750 miles and a never-before-attempted endurance event like Carolinas CAN Ruck for Autism.

  • Connect with the more than 4,000 families, service organizations and businesses involved in the CAN network

  • Join our community on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Big Dog Rucker – Title Sponsor $10,000

  • 4 support vehicle signs (24” x 12”)

  • Logo placement on t-shirt

  • Logo on Slappy stress balls and beach balls

  • Logos and mentions on all social media, online properties and press releases

  • 4 shout-outs on Richard’s vlog

  • Tent at all events

  • 4 sponsored email blasts leading up to and during the event

  • Champion Level Autism Certification for your business

Heavy Rucker $5000

Tough Rucker $2,500

  • 1 support vehicle sign (8” x 4”)

  • Logo on t-shirt

  • Logos and mentions on all social media and online properties

  • 3 shout-outs per week on Richard’s vlog

  • Tent at all events

Light Rucker $1,250

  • Support vehicle sign (6” x 3”) or logo on t-shirt

  • 2 shout-outs on Richard’s vlog

  • Tent at all events

One-Day or One-Event Rucker $500

  • 1 support vehicle sign (24” x 12”) for the day

  • Signage at the event

  • 1 shout-out from Richard that day

  • Social media post about your support for the day

  • Tent at event

Roadside Rucker $100

  • Have your business, family, church or civic group support Richard and Slappy along the route!

How will your sponsorship be used by CAN?

  • Launch a job matching program to place 25 young adults with autism in 2022

  • 10 Recreational activities per month serving more than 200 families

  • Connect 4000 families with 200 can certified businesses with discounts and welcoming trained staff.



Bluegreen Vacations Corporation is a leading vacation ownership company that markets and sells vacation ownership interests and manages resorts in popular leisure and urban destinations. The Bluegreen Vacation Club is a flexible, points-based, deeded vacation ownership plan with 68 Club and Club Associate Resorts and access to approximately 11,400 other hotels and resorts through partnerships and exchange networks.