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Climb 4 Autism

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August 09, 2012

Yesterday I climbed my first solo 14er towards a CURE for Autism in honor of Gabby and Caleb! The Sky is the Limit!  See more
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THE STORY:

 Autism Speaks Mission Statement

"At Autism Speaks, our goal is to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders.

We are dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society; and to bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder. We are committed to raising the funds necessary to support these goals.

Autism Speaks aims to bring the autism community together as one strong voice to urge the government and private sector to listen to our concerns and take action to address this urgent global health crisis. It is our firm belief that, working together, we will find the missing pieces of the puzzle.

Autism Speaks. It's time to listen."

 

Autism statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identify around 1 in 88 American children as on the autism spectrum–a ten-fold increase in prevalence in 40 years. An estimated 1 out of 54 boys and 1 in 252 girls are diagnosed with autism in the United States.

By way of comparison, this is more children than are affected by diabetes, AIDS, cancer, cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy or Down syndrome, combined.* ASD affects over 2 million individuals in the U.S. and tens of millions worldwide.

The Cancer Climber's know there is a Cure in our near future! We need to use our energy to generate support and awareness for this wonderful charity that is climbing to find a Cure for Autism!

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To This Fundraiser

$155

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  • Cure Climbers-Cindi Villard

    $30

  • Launa & Dave Misleh

    $75

  • Ralph Crowley

    $20

  • Marcia Anderson

    $30

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The Team: $155 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Cure Climbers

Amount Raised

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Christopher Magee

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Donor Comments

Marcia Anderson

Marcia Anderson

DONATION: $30

In memory of Kenny & Uncle Lee, I think I am getting the hang of this! GG 5 years ago

Ralph Crowley

Ralph Crowley

DONATION: $20

5 years ago

Launa & Dave Misleh

Launa & Dave Misleh

DONATION: $75

5 years ago

Cure Climbers-Cindi Villard

Cure Climbers-Cindi Villard

DONATION: $30

There will be a cure to preventing Autism in our near future! I can't wait to start raising money to help raise awareness! 5 years ago