giving back

Giving Back

Bridge the Gap

Bridge the Gap is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a safe, non-judgmental environment for those with Autism and all special abilities to reach their full potential as they journey from childhood through adolescence and into adulthood. They are located in Shawano, WI and they focus their attention on individuals and families in the Northeast Wisconsin community. Their purpose is to provide individualized client programs and therapeutic interventions, strengthen family ties through education and raise public awareness of Autism and other special abilities.

Bridge the Gap really does bridge the gap in services available to young adults with Autism and their families. They focus beyond childhood into the teen and adult years, continuing to provide necessary services. Their Grant program allows persons with Autism or their family members to apply for a grant to help pay for services or items that can make a difference in their lives.

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The Miracle League of Green Bay

“Every Child Deserves a Chance to Play Baseball!” That is what the banner that flies at Allouez Optimist Field in Green Bay, WI reads and that is what Miracle League is all about. The Allouez Optimists Miracle League of Green Bay is a non-profit organization that provides children with mental and/or physical challenges, ages 4 – 19, the opportunity to play baseball as a team member, with real uniforms, in an organized league. The Miracle League of Green Bay was founded in 2003, and it continues to grow each year, reaching hundreds of children and families with its amazing mission. If you ever need a reminder of what it is all about, come out and watch a game. It is impossible to leave uninspired.

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ASNEW - The Autism Society of Northeast Wisconsin

The Autism Society of Northeast Wisconsin is a non-profit organization serving Northeast Wisconsin. Its goal is to promote lifelong opportunities for people within the Autism Spectrum to be fully included, participating members of their communities by providing information and referral, advocacy, public awareness, education and support for families and professionals who assist them.

ASNEW provides individuals with Autism and their families a support network, hosting a parent Facebook group as well as in-person support groups. They have a walk each September at Green Isle Park in Green Bay, WI to raise awareness. Money raised is used to provide assistance in the form of grants to individuals with Autism and their families.

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