Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism

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Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism Fundraising Events

We have several FUNdraising events throughout the year that we would love for you to be a part of! Each one is fun, different, and changes the lives of those within our community!

Change the Future
Change the Future is a fundraising campaign that takes place from June 1st to August 31st and consists of various events and fundraising opportunities.  This campaign is the main fundraiser for our community grants and scholarships.  Change the Future focuses on promoting autism awareness and acceptance, local services, and community involvement.  Emphasizing, Together we can change the Future!

Hawaii Raffle
Hawaii Raffle tickets will be on sale beginning June 1st. Drawing will be held at The Party IS! You do not need to be present to win! Hawaii vacation includes a one week stay in a 1 BR/ 2 bath deluxe garden view condominium at Poipu Kai Resort on Kauai plus $1000 towards airfare.  Learn more here about this chance to win your Hawaii vacation. 

Be a Hero for Autism!
Each year, The Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism (GLCA) presents a community wide awareness building and fund-raising campaign , Originally created as Give Autism the Boot! (GATB), this year we are changing the name to Be a Hero for Autism! to promote an encouraging event that demonstrates our commitment to growing opportunities, lives, and the future!   This year, Be a Hero for Autism! will be held on  Friday, June 10th  and Saturday, June 11th.  Volunteer sign up sheets and collection locations will be posted soon! 
Thanks to Tim Valko and Jim Moore for hosting such an amazing event. 

The Party IS
Join us for an evening of fun and support the Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism and celebrate all we have done together to Change the Future!  Friday, September 16th at Hanson Inc.  More information here!

Create or Host Your Own Fundraiser
You can help us grow the opportunities, lives, and future for all touched by autism by creating or hosting your own fundraiser! Use our online fundraising site to design your own fundraising page and dedicate your next run, party, birthday or other fundraising effort to the Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism! 

Shop to Make a Difference

Like to shop?!  Designate the Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism at any of these great on-line merchants below and your purchases will make an impact right in our community!  It's easy, free, and a great way to change lives!

Shop on Amazon!
When you shop at AmazonSmile, will donate to the Great Lakes collaborative for Autism. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know - same products, same prices, same Amazon Prime benefits!  The only difference is we receive a donation through your purchase!  
Start shopping here.

Sign up for an iGive Account!
iGive is a free service where shopping at the 1400+ stores, means a donation to GLCA! Create a free iGive account here and choose Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism as your cause and start shopping for good!

Shop at Kroger!
It's easy!  Visit and designate  the GLCA (organization #91839) as your community rewards organization.  Each time you shop, you raise funds for the GLCA!