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ORGANIZATION FOR AUTISM RESEARCH

2012 Marine Corps Marathon Washington,  District of Columbia

Donations as of April 25, 2014:

$699.00 Raised Offline
$1,491.00 Raised Online
$2,190.00 Total Raised

Lindsay Van Kirk 's Page

 

When my sister Aubrey was 2 years old she was diagnosed with one of the most severe cases of Autism that the Yale Child Studies Center had seen. It was 1990, and support for parents and families of children with Autism was limited, and the doctor told my mother to put my sister in an institution and to start taking family vacations without her so that I wouldn't get attached to her. 

21 years later, my sister is a fully functioning adult who graduated from High School in my hometown without an aid and now works with my parents at their small business. She has her driver's license, her own friends, and is one of the most loving and caring people that I know. There are good and bad days, but remembering how far she has come is an inspiration every day. 

I am raising money for OAR to support their work helping children with Autism, so that every story that starts like mine can have a happy ending. 

Supporters

Comment Donation
Matt Fogarty
$100.00
Desiree Tunstall
$25.00
AppNexus Family Last 2 days of Bake Sale!
$220.00*
Tom Wolfstein Yum
$10.00
Gail K. Livingston
$50.00
Michelle
$50.00
Erin :) You are incredible and an inspiration. Also fantastic at baking.
$40.00
Maja Milicevic supporting Lindsay's passion and overall amazingness. Have a great race!
$50.00
AppNexus Family Bake Sale Day 2!
$219.00*
Anonymous Lindsay! Proud of you, and you're going to kick some booty in the marathon! You go! I get more baked goods!
$100.00
Anonymous Go Lindsay!
$15.00
AppNexus Family Bake Sale Day 1!
$60.00*
Sachin & Smita
$50.00
JVK
$500.00
Laurie Schnidman Run, Lindsay, Run! :)
$25.00
Chelsea Lindsay Van Awesome - you are absotootly going to kill it! Good Luck Petal! xxx
$20.00
Marie-Eve Piche
$50.00
Alex G
$20.00
Lisa Shukovsky
$50.00
Keren Katz In support of Lindsay and here awesomeness.
$36.00
Mary Van Kirk
$200.00*
Aunt Carol Go, Lindsay!
$50.00
Jennie Muoio Go get 'em!
$50.00
Ali Skodol Run Lindsay run!
$50.00

$100.00
Meagan Yarbrough
$30.00
Matt L
$20.00

Donation Summary

Raised Offline
$699
Raised Online
$1,491
Total Raised
$2,190
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