2010 News & Events Archives

Crock A Doodle for ASI

Thank you to all who came out on Monday, Nov. 22 to Crock A Doodle at Manning and Tecumseh. A number of families came by and painted some holiday pottery to support the ASI Summer Program. Thank you to the owners of Crock A Doodle for donating 20 percent of the nights proceeds. A special thank you to Catherine McKay for organising the event.

2010 Charity Challenge Fun Run

We did it!!! ASI together with Autism Ontario Windsor-Essex Chapter raised the most pledges at the 2010 Charity Challenge Fun Run. A total of $7,600 was raised in pledges. As the number one charity we were also awarded a $2,000 bonus from the sponsors of the event. That brings the total raised to $9,600. We couldn't have done it without our dedicated families, staff and board members. A big thank you to National Bank Financial and the Running Factory who organized the event and to all the sponsors who made it possible. For individual results visit www.runningfactory.com.

Serve Up Support for Autism Services Inc.

Thanks to all the players and volunteers for coming out on a rainy, cold Saturday, October 2 to play volleyball. A total of $745 was raised for our Summer Program. Special thanks to Jen and friends for volunteering and to Catherine for organizing the event. If you would like to organize a fundraiser for ASI please contact the office or send us an email.

The Bruce Awad Summer Program

It is with great pleasure to announce that the official name of the ASI Summer Program is now The Bruce Awad Summer Program. At the Annual General Meeting of the Board on June 14, 2010 a motion was passed to rename the program after its creator and founder, Mr. Bruce Awad. Mr. Awad started the program in 1984 and was its dedicated leader for many years. Over the years Mr. Awad has demonstrated a long standing commitment to those in the community with autism and their families. Read more about the history of ASI here.

ASI Receives Green Shield Social Surplus Funding

ASI received a $5,000 grant from the Green Shield 2010 Social Surplus Program. This funding was designated to support the 2010 Autism Summer Program. The $5,000 was put towards the new one-to-one classroom that was added to the Windsor program. There are now 45 clients in the Windsor Program and 12 in Essex. Thank you to Green Shield Canada for helping make this possible.

ASI 2nd Annual Pasta Dinner Fundraiser

What a night!! Thank you to everyone who came out to the Pasta Dinner on Friday, April 9th. A special heart-felt thank you to all the volunteers and sponsors who helped make this event a success. Your dedication and support for the ASI Summer Program are truly inspiring. Over $6,000 was raised.

Green Shield Canada Dress Down Day for ASI

Thank you to Green Shield Canada for donating the proceeds of their March 5, 2010 dress down day to ASI. By making a donation to ASI, staff at Green Shield Canada were able to dress casual for the day. A total of $922.00 was raised on our behalf.

If your organization would like to make a donation or participate in a third party fundraiser, more information is available here.

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