Quiet Santa 2015

$1,331 of $1,200 goal

Raised by 24 people in 38 months
Quiet Santa - A Unique Sensory-Friendly Event

A trip to the mall to sit on Santa's knee is a special event for families, but the holiday hustle and bustle can be overwhelming for kids with autism and other special needs. The Quiet Santa event offers these children an opportunity to meet with Santa in a quiet setting; away from the mall, the lights, and loud noises.

Our goal is to continue this event annually and eventually be able to offer the Quiet Santa experience in other communities. There is no charge to the families attending. We solely rely on donations and volunteers to make this event possible.

2015 marks our fourth-annual Quiet Santa event. Once again, we will be hosting Quiet Santa over the course of two days in December to better accommodate schedules.

With your donations, we can supply each attending child with a small gift from Santa, a keepsake photo opportunity, and provide a quiet area for waiting families. Additional expenses include supplies, costumes, snacks, and materials.

Check out our website and blog to learn more: www.quietsanta.com .
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Because of donors such as yourself, we can make this happen:
(Note: this child was non-verbal last year when he visited. Today he was able to tell Santa "Merry Christmas". Wowzers!
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http://www.today.com/parents/mall-santa-goes-extra-mile-boy-autism-they-just-bonded-t59651
This story out of North Carolina is going viral, for good reason, but we humbly have to say, ...we've been doing this for the last three years! :)
Here's a snapshot from last year's Quiet Santa.
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Quiet Santa 2015 has reached 57% of it's goal. Thank you for the donations!
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Sharing some kind words we received today from past attendees. Your donations are making miracles happen for these, and many other, families.

►"Thanks so much for doing this again. We had a great experience last year (after a terrible experience elsewhere)."

►"With Quiet Santa [our son] can feel at ease. "

►"This event was the best opportunity we have ever had at participating in a "normal" tradition and we are so appreciative!"
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$1,331 of $1,200 goal

Raised by 24 people in 38 months
Created October 21, 2015
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$20
Anonymous
36 months ago
MW
$25
Mike & Pam West
36 months ago

Merry Chtistmas!!

$50
Anonymous
36 months ago
GD
$25
Grandma Dawn
36 months ago

Bless you for making this possible for my granddaughters!

$25
Anonymous
36 months ago
AT
$25
Amelia Thompson
36 months ago

What a great event! Thank you!

AC
$250
American Transmission Company
36 months ago (Offline Donation)

Proud event sponsor of Quiet Santa and community supporter.

KB
$100
Karen & Ron Baumgartner
37 months ago (Offline Donation)
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