Fishing is known to be great therapy for people with autism and as a mother of a 2 year princess and beautiful 4 year old autistic boy who absolutely loves fishing, Katy Cartier has seen it first hand. "I know and more importantly FEEL the joy it brings to my son. The day I handed that boy a fishing rod was a life changing moment for the both of us and my goal is to share the feeling and raise awareness for ASD through my Fishing For Autism events. "
On July 7th, 2019, the first annual Fishing For Autism event was held at Island Park in Alexandria, Ontario. Founder Katy Cartier and her amazing team of volunteers created a fun-filled day of fishing and boat rides where all food, drinks, rods, tackle, and bait were supplied along with giveaways and prizes courtesy of local sponsors to help raise awareness for ASD. It was an absolute success and we look to make our second event even bigger and better!
Our Fishing For Autism events run on the support of the community and without them none of this would be possible. Through donations, auctions and fundraisers we have been able to turn an idea into something bigger than we could have imagined. We look to continue to raise awareness through our events with plans to expand into new communities. With your support the possibilities are endless so click here for more info on how to help!
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and make our Fishing For Autism events bigger and better every year! Your generous donation will fund our mission and any donation of 50$ or more will receive a special gift in the mail for your kindness!
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