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BENEFITING: AutismUp

EVENT: KiteFlite Festival 2014

EVENT DATE: Aug 09, 2014

Ann Cole

THE STORY:

There are many reasons why you would consider supporting an organiation like AutismUp, but for me and my family, there are two!  Autism is not something I ever envisioned being a central piece of my life, but it has become that.  There are challenges and there are celebrations.  There is learning, and there is more learning... 

As my role grew in training in the organization, I had much doubt as to how I could make impact and why I should take on such a position.  My husband showed me great support in his simple reply...  Who better to raise awareness in this community?   It was a powerful moment to realize I'd made a move from 24/7 care of two children with autism to being able to provide service back to our community.

Now the challenge becomes sustainability.  No organization can exist without financial support and through "Kite Flite" our community can rally behind AutismUp by supporting a team or by creating their own.  You know the saying, "It takes a village to raise a child?"  You are the village that supports our families and we are counting on that support to continue the programs, the family meet ups, the Connections Groups, the speakers and conferences, the training, so that our commuity not only understands our children with ASD, but embraces them as adults so that they reach their maximum potential. 

AutismUp was a buoy I gladly clung to when my children were young.  Now, they are the beacon of hope that no family faces the isolation there once was in our community.  There is a lot more work we can do together, but we will need your support to tackle more of those obstacles.  Please take a moment and make a contribution to our team today.    

Support - Opportunity - Success

With Much Appreciation,

Family Cole

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$1,200

MONEY RAISED
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  • Ryder

    $50

  • Nancy Romagnola

    $25

  • Frank Giangiobbe

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Don Eaton

    $25

  • Doug & Lori

    $25

  • Pat Muir

    $50

  • Dave, Chris and Sammy

    $25

  • Mark & Mary Atwell

    $25

  • Simmons Family

    $25

  • Eileen

    $50

  • Galina Shapiro

     

  • Debbi and David

    $30

  • In Memory of Rosemary Disney

    $100

  • Sandeep Vaid

    $100

  • Paula Metzler

     

  • The Luce family

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Elizabeth Franklin

     

  • Cha Cha Ron

    $25

  • Anonymous

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120% Raised of$1,000 Goal

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Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $250

Lindamood-Bell is proud to support this campaign. We hope all is well! 4 years ago

Cha Cha Ron

Cha Cha Ron

DONATION: $25

5 years ago

Elizabeth Franklin

Elizabeth Franklin

5 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

5 years ago

The Luce family

The Luce family

DONATION: $30

5 years ago

Paula Metzler

Paula Metzler

In Honor of My Son, David! 5 years ago

Sandeep Vaid

Sandeep Vaid

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

In Memory of Rosemary Disney

In Memory of Rosemary Disney

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Debbi and David

Debbi and David

DONATION: $30

Hi Ann. We are so sorry we can't be there. We will be on vacation, we value so much what you do for our community! Have a great event! 5 years ago

Galina Shapiro

Galina Shapiro

5 years ago