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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 […]

National Autism Awareness Month 5K Run/Walk

by Dave Kaeppel

In support of National Autism Awareness Month, Sheboygan Falls Kiwanis Club, the Greater Sheboygan Kiwanis Club, and the Sheboygan Falls YMCA are holding their annual 5K Run/Walk for Autism on April 29 at River Park in Sheboygan Falls. It will be a time of fun and fundraising! To learn more, go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/206338636519929/ And to read […]