By Tony Langfellow STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAW) – The Kiwanis Club of Stevens Point is joining a program to help get iPads to kids on the autism spectrum. The project initially started in 2012 and is called the ‘Wisconsin-Upper Michigan Kiwanis Autism Project,’ and now the Kiwanis Club of Stevens Point is joining the mission to get iPads […]
The Kiwanis Club of Sheboygan Falls has continued donating iPads to Autistic Children through the many months of COVID-19. The most recent was to a Sheboygan Falls girl, Nora Crownover, who will be four years old in July. She is the daughter of Cheyenne Crownover. The”iPads for Autism” program was initiated in 2012 when Sheboygan […]
Oshkosh, WI – A few lucky students in the Oshkosh Area School District (OASD) are the proud new owners of iPads, thanks to an incredible partnership between the District and the Oshkosh Mid-Morning Kiwanis Club. Funds for the iPads were raised by the Club through the Wisconsin Upper Michigan Kiwanis Autism Project, which provides iPads […]
Despite COVID-19, the District Signature Project is moving forward. 1,225 iPads have been granted to date. New clubs have supported the project and applications are still coming in. We have received many applicationsfrom the Milwaukee area but it seems like the Milwaukee clubs have not or are not meeting. A great number of clubs have […]
The Wautoma Kiwanis Club is proud to announce that we donated our 47th iPad to Sparrow deBolt age 5. Sparrow goes to Coloma Elementary and is pictured here with his Dad Preston deBolt. We wish Sparrow great learning with his new iPad and educational apps that he can purchase with his iTunes gift card. Because […]
Update on our progress: To date, we’ve donated over 1,236 iPads to children, and received over $600,000 in donations. While this greatly exceeds our original goals, we’re not going to let that stop us. Keep the good going – keep donating, and we’ll change the lives of even more children, their parents, and their families […]
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 […]
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 […]
We’re so thrilled with this press coverage about the impact the program is making!
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!