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Uncork Your Creativity!!

ACAP has partnered with Portland’s unique Bottle & Bottega for a “FUN-raising” party and you are invited!  Bottle & Bottega offers participants an opportunity to paint, while sipping wine, in a delightful fun and learning environment.  They are celebrating their grand opening a new studio and are supporting ACAP at the . . . → Read More: Uncork Your Creativity!!

Support ACAP just by shopping at your local Fred Meyer!

Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on where their customers tell them to give.  Please join us in asking them to give to ACAP.  Here is how the program works:

1.  Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer . . . → Read More: Support ACAP just by shopping at your local Fred Meyer!

Amazon donates to ACAP through your purchases!

Do you ever shop online at Amazon?  If so, Amazon has a new program, Amazon Smile, in which .5% of any purchase you make will be donated to ACAP.  This is a wonderful opportunity to facilitate a donation while making purchases you would be making anyway.  The best part?  It doesn’t cost you a . . . → Read More: Amazon donates to ACAP through your purchases!

Annual Meeting

The ACAP annual meeting is scheduled and open to all ACAP members.

WHEN:     Saturday, January 11, 2014 TIME:       2:30-5:00 pm WHERE:  1900 Southeast McBrod                  Milwaukie, OR 97222

Summer 2014 camping opportunity for families with a child with ASD

Oregon State Parks has a program, “Let’s Go Camping”, in which they hold a weekend camping event just for families with a member who has autism.  Tents, sleeping bags, mattress pads are provided.  The total cost is $30 for the weekend per couple/family, no matter how many children.  Participants go to many nearby parks and . . . → Read More: Summer 2014 camping opportunity for families with a child with ASD

ACAP’s “Halloween Hauntism” Party!!

ACAP is throwing our 2nd annual “Halloween Hauntism” party and you are invited!!

WHO:  We welcome children and adults, ACAP community partners, volunteers and others in the autism community.

WHEN:  Saturday, October 26th, from 2:00pm – 4:00pm

WHERE:  ACAP                   1900 S.E. Milport Road (at McBrod)                    Milwaukie, OR 97222

COST:  Free!!  (Tax-deductible donations . . . → Read More: ACAP’s “Halloween Hauntism” Party!!

Walk Now for Autism Speaks: Oregon

Autism Speaks will soon be holding its 5th annual Oregon Walk.  We appreciate all the many things Autism Speaks does for the autism community, including providing scholarship resources for summer camps across the nation.  This year, ACAP and ACAP families were fortunate to be awarded a Baker Grant from Autism Speaks which was . . . → Read More: Walk Now for Autism Speaks: Oregon

Autism Speaks awards ACAP with Baker Grant for Scholarship Funds

ACAP is pleased to announce it has received a $4,000 Baker Grant from Autism Speaks to support families in need by providing scholarship monies, 100% of which will go directly to ACAP’s Peyton Monroe Scholarship Fund.  We at ACAP are thrilled that this gift will enable several families to send their children to . . . → Read More: Autism Speaks awards ACAP with Baker Grant for Scholarship Funds

Kindness from a loyal grantor

As we all know, the entire community benefits from supporting people with autism.  Grantors and donors assist ACAP in its mission to provide education through recreation for people with autism.  Therefore, ACAP is pleased to announce it has received a grant from the Joseph E. Weston Foundation.  ACAP will use the $4,000 gift, awarded in . . . → Read More: Kindness from a loyal grantor

ACAP Receives Grant Award from The Harold & Arlene Schnitzer Care Foundation

We are thrilled and delighted to announce that ACAP has received a generous grant from The Harold & Arlene Schnitzer Care Foundation.  After submitting a grant proposal last spring, ACAP received notice that The Harold & Arlene Schnitzer Care Foundation will support our organization with a $10,000 grant.  This money will support ACAP’s efforts . . . → Read More: ACAP Receives Grant Award from The Harold & Arlene Schnitzer Care Foundation