AWN Pepsi Refresh Project…NEEDS YOUR VOTE!

November 11, 2010

AWN Pepsi Refresh Project

From Executive Director,  Sharon daVanport.

Greetings and welcome to the Autism Women’s Network. AWN is dedicated to building a community of autistic females, their families, friends, and supporters who have a place where they can share their experiences amongst a diverse, inclusive, and supportive environment.  We invite you to take a look around and join us today.

Pepsi is giving away millions in grants to refresh individuals and communities, PepsiREFRESHproject.  The PepsiREFRESHproject is looking for people, businesses and non-profits with ideas that will have a positive impact in communities and want to make changes.  Awards range from $5K to $250K.

PLEASE VOTE Daily for AWN Project FAIM [Female Autistic Insight Mentoring]

VOTE Daily for AWN Project FAIM [Female Autistic Insight Mentoring]

If you are a BLOGGER or have your own WEBSITE, please go to our AWN Pepsi Project Page and pick up a widget on the right hand side of the page to place on your webpage. THANK YOU!

AWN appreciates your daily support. Please vote for our Pepsi Grant Project by simply clicking on the following link and casting your VOTE daily: AWN Project FAIM

VOTING for AWN Project FAIM can be done via cell phone: Text* 101500 to Pepsi (73774)

Thank you friends!

AWN’s Project FAIM [Female Autism Insight Mentoring]

AWN Project FAIM [Female Autistic Insight Mentoring] Workshops will be the 1st of its kind.

  • We plan to set up 5 Project FAIM Workshops across the USA which will focus on qualities specific to females on the autism spectrum. Topics will include: peer supports, adolescence, adult life, relationships, vulnerabilities, and successful communications.
  • Project FAIM Workshops will include active supports and information for everyone (autistics, parents, educators, etc.)
  • The participants will meet renowned autistic females whereby gaining valuable insight.

How will the 50K be Used?

Budget Notes: salaries for workshop coordinators
$ 25,000 materials, speakers, rent space for workshops
$ 7,500 web development, maintenance, and online support
$ 5,000 legal fees to secure non-profit status
$ 12,500 administrative costs (incl. transportation)


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