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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Doing the Right Thing: iPads for autistic children Click title to watch story from CBS Local Five – Green Bay, WI
Donations to the Kiwanis Autism Project has surpassed $290,000 , which has allowed 678 children on the autism spectrum to receive an iPad, protective case and iTunes gift cards!
April 1, 2014: Alliant Energy Foundation has awarded a $1000 grant to be used in Fond du Lac for the Kiwanis Autism Project.