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To Elsewhere - Autism Fundraiser

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BENEFITING: CONNECTICUT CENTER FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT INC

EVENT DATE: May 12, 2014

Remi Ray

THE STORY:

I'm biking across America to raise money for Autism Spectrum Disorder. Proceeds from this fundraiser will go to the Connecticut Center for Child Development, which brings high quality services to individuals living with ASD--such as my sister, Celine. This tour is dedicated to her.
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Hi, my name is Remi. This May I plan to quit my job, move out of my apartment, and live out my dream of riding a bicycle across America. I’m going on this journey because I want to see this magnificent country with my own eyes, discovering more about the land, its people, and myself along the way.

But there’s another reason I’m doing this and that’s my sister, Celine. Celine has Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD. As a young girl her cognitive development was severely impaired and she struggled to learn or communicate. This was especially frustrating because, as we soon learned, Celine is an inherently social person!

What saved Celine was specialized education. She was removed from the public school system and placed in a learning environment structured around the needs of neurologically-impaired children. Celine is now twenty-one years old (!), speaking, writing, texting and emailing, making appointments, going shopping and hanging out with friends. Her next challenge is to make the leap from student to productive member of society. Upon graduation Celine will be placed in the Adult Services program of the Connecticut Center for Child Development, which provides autistic individuals with the skills and experiences they need to succeed in adulthood.

I’m dedicating this tour to my sister, Celine, and to the cause of autism awareness and advocacy. If you are inspired by Celine’s story, or mine, please consider donating to this fundraiser. Your donation goes straight to the CCCD to help Celine and others like her get the skills they need to thrive in the adult world.

Thanks for your support!

Remi

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To This Fundraiser

$3,981

MONEY RAISED
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  • Jayne Oh

     

  • MV

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Alice Lam

    $50

  • David Fineman

     

  • Brian Stern

     

  • Emily

    $50

  • Lynne

    $50

  • Eric Antaki

    $50

  • Maura

    $50

  • Kiesch

    $50

  • Karine Laudun-Ray

    $50

  • Allix

    $25

  • JoAnne

    $50

  • Peter Martin

     

  • Ben

    $100

  • Scott

     

  • Sherm

    $50

  • Steven Lee

     

  • Mary and Javi

    $50

  • Hyatt Bailey

    $20

  • Jillian Kranz

    $50

  • Richard Amies

    $100

  • Grace Johnson

    $200

  • Ashley Young

    $25

  • Annie Sullivan

    $20

  • Mark Egan

    $100

  • remi ray

    $20

  • Kim Reilly and Lauren Zagorski

    $100

  • Sarah Dewey

     

  • Laurel

    $50

  • Monica

    $50

  • Jason Harrison

    $100

  • Donald Williams, Esq.

    $500

  • Tom Schnitzer

    $100

  • Pat Madden

    $100

  • Breakfast Club Co-founder

     

  • Mr. and Mrs. Brusatte

     

  • Jim and Beth

    $90

  • Don (Ottawa)

     

  • Phil and Tina Bergman-STL

    $100

  • The Hendricks family

    $50

  • Garrett Burdick

    $75

  • AJ

    $250

  • Anonymous

     

  • Laura Sousa

    $50

  • James Weil

    $50

  • Lex

    $25

  • Katie Dobrinski

     

  • Susan Cahill

    $150

  • Louis Jones

    $150

  • Bob Casey

    $50

  • Dez, Cecilia, & Naiya

    $90

  • Chris Brusatte

    $43

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398% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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The Team: $3,981 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Remi Ray

Amount Raised

$3,731

 

373% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Grace Johnson

Amount Raised

$200

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Eric Antaki

Amount Raised

$50

Donor Comments

Chris Brusatte

Chris Brusatte

DONATION: $43

3 years ago

Dez, Cecilia, & Naiya

Dez, Cecilia, & Naiya

DONATION: $90

3 years ago

Bob Casey

Bob Casey

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Louis Jones

Louis Jones

DONATION: $150

Go Remi Ray! 3 years ago

Susan Cahill

Susan Cahill

DONATION: $150

Inspired by her loving brother, my donation is in support of people with ASD, especially Celine. 3 years ago

Katie Dobrinski

Katie Dobrinski

3 years ago

Lex

Lex

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

James Weil

James Weil

DONATION: $50

So loving your blog, Remi. Have a great ride and please let me know when you're back in CT. 3 years ago

Laura Sousa

Laura Sousa

DONATION: $50

It's truly amazing what you're doing - enjoy every moment of the adventure! 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

Great seeing you this past week/weekend -- safe travels! 3 years ago