Guest Author - Bonnie Sayers
This looks like a really unique fundraiser to benefit children on the Autism Spectrum. Aqua Pro Swim School is the site for the Pool for Persons with Autism Learning to Swim. This program includes monthly free pizza and pool parties, a summer surf camp along with scholarships for individualized one-on-one swimming instructions for those with autism.
The San Diego County Chapter of the Autism Society has a general donation box at the site for anyone to donate to this worthy FUNdraiser. Registration for the surf camp starts in April with a waiting list.
The date for this Event is Saturday, March 4, 2006 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Boys & Girls Club of San Diego, 4635 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard in San Diego.
There is no fee to register a team with no restrictions on the number of team members. Every participant receives some goodies with hourly "Swimmer in the Pool" prizes. A prepared breakfast and lunch will be served by San Diego Firefighters.
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For organizations, clubs and individuals wanting to learn more about organizing fundraisers, check out the March 2006 issue of Real Simple magazine. The article runs from page 175-182.
The article is entitled, Charitable Actions - A grassroots guide for your favorite worthy cause. Some of the ideas this article mentions are game tournaments, cocktail party, coffee reception and silent auction. There are last minute ideas and a checklist on page 182.
Educational Autism Tips for Families 71 page resourceful ebook for families entering the school system with a recent autism diagnosis. Find out what issues take place over the course of a school day and meet these challenges head on.