Service Dog for Loving Autistic Girl

Klaire is a 20-year-old autistic child who loves animals, babies, corny jokes, and superheroes. Her heart is so big that she wants to fix the world at the cost of her own self. Sadly, she has been subjected to bullying and exclusion and suffers from severe anxiety and depression.

Klaire has so much potential. She wants to be an art therapist so that she can help others who have suffered as she has. She has a future but is having difficulty seeing past her current life of pain.

Please help us raise funds for Merlin’s KIDS to help Klaire and others like her be matched with a service dog. Her future canine buddy will not only help her with calming the flair-ups of her anxiety attacks but will quell the loneliness and sense of unworthiness that she feels. Service dogs can detect cortisol (which indicates stress) and can provide calm through interventions such as deep pressure.

Klaire has been accepted for a service dog, and now we join Merlin’s KIDS, a 501c3 nonprofit, to raise funds. They can only train dogs as funding is made available, so we ask for your help!  Out of the $15,500 that we need, we have already raised $2,434.

Klaire has an inner flame that can light up the world. She, as an autistic child, can learn to live in a non-autistic world with the help of a service dog. All donations are tax-deductible. Whatever you can do will be greatly appreciated!

Donations

  • DENISE WHALEN 
    • $100 
    • 2 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $75 
    • 2 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $1,000 
    • 3 d
  • Joseph Bullwinkel 
    • $10 
    • 4 d
  • Sarah Calkin 
    • $25 
    • 5 d
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Organizer

Maria La Freniere 
Organizer
Eatontown, NJ
Merlin's KIDS, Inc. 
Registered nonprofit
Donations are typically 100% tax deductible in the US.
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