In a world of hurt, there's our Sam

$1,920 of $2,405 goal

Raised by 23 people in 50 months
Welcome to Sam's fundraising page. Sam is an adolescent who has autism. He was diagnosed at two years of age with classic Autism. At age five, Sam began meeting with public officials and presidential campaigners, trying to get them to act on and recognize the current autism crisis. He works very hard, of his own free will, in the hopes of effecting change for individuals with autism and their families. Sam has no intentions of stopping or giving up anytime soon. He eagerly meets, greets and inquiers of anyone who may have the power to help those with autism. So, if you like his work and would like an opportunity to help fund his cause (transportation, travel and lodging expenses, etc.) please consider donating to this page. Thank you.  

To learn more about Sam and his efforts please visit:  http://www.somethingforsam.com/



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How ironic......what should be a time of celebration and pride has become near devastation and desperation. Please help if you're able.
Sweet Sam
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Sam has designed his class ring. He orders it this coming Monday, September 25, 2017! Please help Sam raise $ to pay for it. He's very excited for this next step in his life journey. Sam thanks you and we thank you!! Soldier on......
Sam's original design for his class ring.
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We hoped, and feared, the day would inevitably come, that our Sam would no longer qualify for services. And it has. It actually went into effect June 1, 2017. Our amazing Sam no longer qualifies. While we couldn't be more proud of our boy, for his hard work and drive to overcome, it comes with a slap to the face. Along with his services, goes his funding. I'm not at all sure how a family braces for that reality, with everything autism related being so costly! Over the top, obscenely costly! So, here we are again.....drowning; not able to stay afloat, not able to make ends meet! No matter how many jobs we have, nor how many hours we work, or personal items we sell, it's never enough! We're always in the red. :(
I truly am at my wit's end as to what to do. I thought I'd turn to all of you. Please, help if you can. Help Sam. He's helped countless others over the years without so much as a complaint, a want for himself or compensation. The only thing that he's ever had any part in has been in helping others and his own progress. He's worked tirelessly, with an unbeatable attitude, pure JOY, compassion and passion in his heart! It breaks not only my heart, but in all honesty, my spirit as well. Please, I ask you humbly, as a servant of the autism and vaccine injured community, help our Sam. Thank you. Much love and appreciation to each of you for all that do as well!!
Sam: his
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Sam is still out there in the trenches, working the crowds and addressing the politicians! Please help him out it you believe in him and his mission!
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Lin Wessels
8 months ago

Our hearts are full! We are humbled by your love and generosity! Thank you seems scarcely enough, but sincerely we are thankful!! Much love to all!

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Lin Wessels
43 months ago

Our sincerest thanks to all of our dear friends for contributing to Sam's efforts!! It means much to us! It also means he can continue to reach out!

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Lin Wessels
49 months ago

Autism Awareness that hopefully leads to autism ACTION is our life, EVERY SINGLE DAY!! Want to support autism? Support those who have it. Fight to effect change, not just today, but every day. Sam does.......

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Lin Wessels
49 months ago

Thank you is scarcely enough to all of you for helping Sam on this journey of Autism ACTION!! I hardly know how to express our gratitude for your outpouring of love and support! We are excited for Sam and what this means for his work! We are now continuing his efforts to fund his wish list. Please contribute and share if possible. It all helps!! Thank you so much!! TOGETHER WE CAN and WILL!!

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Lin Wessels
50 months ago

Please help Sam with his mission to effect change for the greater good. Currently we do have an individual willing to match funds up to $600, meaning you can double your money and your impact! If you are not able to contribute monetarily, we truly do understand!! Sharing this for Sam helps as well! Thanks everyone!!

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Lin Wessels
50 months ago

Continue to help Sam help himself and others, please. We appreciate any support and/or assistance we receive! Thanks!!

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Lin Wessels
50 months ago

GREAT NEWS!! We have a very caring, compassionate donor who has graciously offered to match funds for a set period of time/dollars, meaning your dollars will be doubled!! If you can and if you'd like to assist Sam, NOW is a GREAT time to do it!!

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Lin Wessels
50 months ago

Our sincerest thanks to everyone for helping bu donating and sharing!! This means so much to us and truly helps Sam with his efforts to reach out and effect change!

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$1,920 of $2,405 goal

Raised by 23 people in 50 months
Created February 24, 2014
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$350
The Tommy Foundation
8 months ago
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We love you guys. Good luck in all you do.

$10
Anonymous
30 months ago
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WJ
$40
Wade Jepsen
31 months ago
1
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You're an inspiration Sam! Hope we can become friends!

$50
Laurie Mitchell
43 months ago
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Go Sam!!

HB
$25
Hester Bourdier
45 months ago

Sam you are an inspiration to us all! Thank you for being a voice for my son Crawford. You make the world a much better place! P.S. You have a pretty amazing mom too!

Lin Wessels
8 months ago

Our hearts are full! We are humbled by your love and generosity! Thank you seems scarcely enough, but sincerely we are thankful!! Much love to all!

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Lin Wessels
43 months ago

Our sincerest thanks to all of our dear friends for contributing to Sam's efforts!! It means much to us! It also means he can continue to reach out!

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Lin Wessels
49 months ago

Autism Awareness that hopefully leads to autism ACTION is our life, EVERY SINGLE DAY!! Want to support autism? Support those who have it. Fight to effect change, not just today, but every day. Sam does.......

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Lin Wessels
49 months ago

Thank you is scarcely enough to all of you for helping Sam on this journey of Autism ACTION!! I hardly know how to express our gratitude for your outpouring of love and support! We are excited for Sam and what this means for his work! We are now continuing his efforts to fund his wish list. Please contribute and share if possible. It all helps!! Thank you so much!! TOGETHER WE CAN and WILL!!

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Lin Wessels
50 months ago

Please help Sam with his mission to effect change for the greater good. Currently we do have an individual willing to match funds up to $600, meaning you can double your money and your impact! If you are not able to contribute monetarily, we truly do understand!! Sharing this for Sam helps as well! Thanks everyone!!

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Lin Wessels
50 months ago

Continue to help Sam help himself and others, please. We appreciate any support and/or assistance we receive! Thanks!!

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Lin Wessels
50 months ago

GREAT NEWS!! We have a very caring, compassionate donor who has graciously offered to match funds for a set period of time/dollars, meaning your dollars will be doubled!! If you can and if you'd like to assist Sam, NOW is a GREAT time to do it!!

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Lin Wessels
50 months ago

Our sincerest thanks to everyone for helping bu donating and sharing!! This means so much to us and truly helps Sam with his efforts to reach out and effect change!

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