2 results for month: 01/2019


Evan’s Ride for Autism is moving on …

With new chapters opening in their lives, Len & Evan Sheldrake have recently decided that last year’s very successful Ride, will be the last. Evan’s Ride began in 2009, after Len experienced the joy of watching his 12 year-old son, Evan, ride a bicycle on his own – a complex task that doctors had told his parents he would never be able to do. Knowing the faith and perseverance that was behind Evan’s accomplishment, and that Evan’s struggles and victories were echoed in families with children with autism everywhere, Len founded Evan’s Ride to bring awareness to the challenges and to raise funds for programs to support them. In the ...

Special Gifts for over 100 Niagara families!

Another hugely successful Holiday Shopping Day was held 0n December 15th. Children with autism spectrum disorder from over 100 Niagara families were able to select very special gifts for their family members because this event provides a safe and sensory controlled environment for them to shop in. Thanks to the many volunteers who make this event a success every year and to the many supporters of this event. Special thanks to the Niagara organizations who sponsored the event this year - Walmart, Welland Ave., St. Catharines; Walmart, Fairview Mall, St. Catharines, Meridian Credit Union, St Catharines branches and Welland Honda. Finally, a very ...