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Autism Awareness Month

$235 of $1,000 goal

Raised by 9 people in 1 month

I've been blessed to meet and form so many amazing relationships with kids and families that have been affected by autism! Back in high school, every year I would serve in an event called Mason Challenger League. For 3 weeks in October, every Tuesday night our baseball and softball programs would put on a camp for local kids with autism.

Being able to make so many unforgettable memories playing and teaching the game I love is truly a blessing and tremendously humbling. Since getting drafted to play professional baseball for the Boston Red Sox, I've spent most of my professional career in Fort Myers, Florida. For Autism Awareness month, I wanted to raise money and donate it to a local non-profit called Family Initiative

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Want to join me in making a difference? Any donation will help make an impact but bringing more attention to this disease is just as important! Thanks in advance for your help towards this cause that means so much to me.

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About Family Initiative Incorporated: The Family Initiative, Incorporated is committed to engaging in community partnerships to empower families and ensure the safety, permanency, and well-being of children. Utilizing a family centered and holistic approach, our mission is to maintain transparency in collaborating with all we serve. Family Initiative, Inc. is a local nonprofit committed to supporting families across Southwest Florida. They offer a variety of programs, including an Autism Spectrum Playgroup for children to come together and develop friendships. The co-founders David Brown and Anjali Van Drie of Family Initiative, Incorporated both master's level clinicians with extensive experience working families. Family Initiative Incorporated is a local non-profit organization that was created in Southwest Florida to meet the needs of local children and families. In evaluating our community and assessing specific populations which were underserved and underrepresented, we quickly identified individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as a segment of our community which required additional support.

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$235 of $1,000 goal

Raised by 9 people in 1 month
Funds raised will benefit:
Family Initiative Incorporated
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Cape Coral, FL
EIN: 461528487
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