Posts by Karin Oliver-Kreft

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Pancake Breakfast with the Easter Bunny – to support Children with Autism

by Karin Oliver-Kreft

On Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 8am-10am, the Greater Sheboygan and Sheboygan Falls Kiwanis Clubs will be holding a pancake breakfast fundraiser. All proceeds from this event will go toward the Wisconsin Upper Michigan Kiwanis Autism Project – which provides iPads and funding for local children with autism of families in need. This event will […]

Wautoma Fun Run/Walk – April 6, 2019

by Karin Oliver-Kreft

Want to help us in our goal to help children with autism? Support the 2019 Wautoma Kiwanis Autism Fun Run/Walk. There will be a 1 mile and a 5K route for a relaxed walk/run. It takes place on April 6, 2019 at Parkside Middle School at 300 16th Avenue in Wautoma. You can register in […]

NEW UPDATE – 10/12/18

by Karin Oliver-Kreft

A new update on our progress. To date, we’ve granted 1,016 iPads and raised funds exceeding $500,000! We’re going to keep going to see if we can reach 2,000 iPads granted. Thank you all for your support!

UPDATE ON OUR GOAL – July 23, 2018

by Karin Oliver-Kreft

In 2012-2013, our Kiwanis Governor’s project was on Autism providing iPads to children on the Spectrum. After that first year, the project was continued as a District sponsored project and last year was voted to be the District Signature Project for the next five years. The original goal of the project was 1000 iPads and […]

Thank You Notes

by Karin Oliver-Kreft

We recently received some notes – and we are so grateful for their words of kindness, that we wanted to share them. Sonita Macachor, mother of recipient Warren: “Hello Don, My son, Warren received a mini iPad from Appleton Kiwanis- Golden K. We were very grateful to all who contributed to making this possible. He has been […]

In The Words of a Grateful Parent

by Karin Oliver-Kreft

We recently received thanks from someone whose son had received an iPad. We wanted to share her thoughts directly with you.   Hello! Thank you again for such a wonderful visit this morning and for bringing Dillon an IPAD. The IPAD has had such a profound effect on Dillon’s growth in so many areas within […]

Thank you Green Bay Kiwanis

by Karin Oliver-Kreft

One of the reasons the WIUM Kiwanis Autism Project is so important is because when we help one child with Autism, we help the community as a whole. Green Bay Kiwanis recently provided an iPad to a family in need in their area, and the family as well as the school sent a note of […]

iPad Donated by Kiwanis of Greater Sheboygan

by Karin Oliver-Kreft

  Kiwanis of Greater Sheboygan was able to donate their 3rd overall iPad in a period of several weeks. The recipient, Naomi, is very limited in communication skills and has a vocabulary of 12 words, according to her father. Her family was very appreciative and indicated that the iPad will definitely be of great value to […]