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Please join the NEEDS Center team to raise funds for people with autism to give them the best quality of life. Our mission is to provide education, training, and support to individuals with developmental disabilities to assist them to live as independently as possible. 100% of our donations will go directly to the NEEDS Center. Thank you for your support!


Join me in reaching my goal for Dougie's Epic Adventure: A Magical Flutie 5K, to raise critical funds for the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism to help people and families affected by autism live life to the fullest! 

Former NFL Quarterback, Doug Flutie, and his wife Laurie started the Doug Flutie, Jr. Flutie Foundation for Autism in 1998 after their son, Dougie, was diagnosed with autism at the age of three. Their personal experience of raising a son on the autism spectrum inspired them to help others on an equally long and challenging journey. Over its 22-year history, the Flutie Foundation has distributed over $15 million to partner schools and organizations who provide clinical therapies, respite services, recreational programs, social skills training, job supports and more for people and families affected by autism.The Flutie Foundation also provides direct financial support to families through initiatives like education technology tools, adaptive camp scholarships, safety equipment, to provide immediate help where it's needed the most.

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Recent donors

Donation date Donor name Donation amount
Sep 25 Anonymous $52.75
Sep 03 Brittni Sutton Go Bernadette!!! 🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♀️ Undisclosed amount
Sep 01 Lisa C Best of luck!! 💕 $26.38
Sep 01 Arlene Brennan Best of luck! $26.38
Aug 31 Embrace Pet Insurance $105.50
Aug 29 Jennifer Gentry $26.38
Aug 25 Ryan & Liz You Go Bernadette, you will be awesome!!! $26.38
Aug 24 Dwight Hart Good luck! $21.10
Aug 23 Jessica Kretzenger Photography Good luck!!! $26.38
Aug 22 Neila S Go Bernadette go!!! $26.38