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February 2018
St. Gerard House News
MARDI MARDI PARTY PARTY! Celebrate Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) with us on February 13th from 6 - 9 pm at Wild Wing Cafe in South Asheville. Tickets are available online and at our front office. We will have a great cajun style buffet, beer and wine tasting, live acoustic music and a live auction! 100% of proceeds will go towards the St. Gerard House programs. For more information: / 828- 693-4223 or tell us you're coming on Facebook! 
Let the good times roll and support a great cause! 
 Tickets: $30 in advance and $35 at the door
Second Annual Cash Prize Raffle: Buy a raffle ticket for the chance to win up to $10,000 or $5,000! Tickets are available at St. Gerard House front desk and online. For more information email: 
St. Gerard House in the Local News!
HUGE thanks to Whole Body Fitness for ALL that they are doing to support  the mission of St. Gerard House. Thank you to everyone at Whole Body Fitness that contributed to raising $4,000 to purchase educational materials, therapeutic aids and much more from the St. Gerard House Wish List! 

Local Resources
Asheville Regional Airport is hosting an "Airport Rehearsal" for individuals with autism and their families called WINGS FOR AUTISM on February 13th. Registration is required for this event. Click on the image below for more info. 
Family Group Night: Join us on February 12 to hear from Autism Consultant Kara Nash present: IEP Workshop "ASD: IEPs and/or the Education System: What Your Child’s Teachers Need to Know.”
Autism on the News
[1.25.18 Times News] "Nonprofit, local gym team up to help those with autism"
[1.23.18 Medical News Today] "Children with autism may benefit from being bilingual"
[1.27.18 CBS News]  "How sports venues are striving to serve the needs of autistic children"
[1.27.18 The Sacramento Bee] "Strangers make birthday wish come true for bullied Elk Grove boy with autism"
Make a Difference
Are you interested in supporting our work to provide joy and meaningful outcomes to families facing autism?
Read about Expanding Hope -- our first capital campaign. We're in the midst of transformative growth that will allow us to expand facilities, programs, and scholarships, and we need your help to reach our goal of raising $500,000 more. 
For more on naming opportunities, planned giving and  other charitable opportunities, contact:
Caroline Long,
Executive Director
828-693-4223 ext. 1005
Contact Us
St. Gerard House
620 Oakland Street
Hendersonville, NC 28791
Upcoming Programs
    Helping young adults with autism and similar needs prepare for, find and retain meaningful employment through art, gardening & culinary learning environments.
For information contact Julia Matthews: 828.693.4223 ext 1009
Connect is a social skills program for ages 5 - 19
For more information  Sharon Stokes: 828.693.4223 ext. 1010
 February 12
IEPs and more with Autism Consultant, Kara Nash

For more information Sharon Stokes 828.693.4223 ext. 1010

St. Gerard House  •  620 Oakland St.  •  Hendersonville, NC 28791

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