Give the gift of discovery, play and joy this holiday season

Sponsor an unforgettable experience for a special needs individual or family

Below is a list of EXPERIENCES you may GIFT a Child, Parent or Family living with Autism or Special Needs:

Once you’ve made your selection, please click here to DONATE or click on the dollar values below and enter the amount of your gift.
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Sponsor a Family Trip for Four (4) to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, NY, NY

  • The Access Family Program is Free for teens (15+) and adults with developmental and learning disabilities.

  • These 2-hour programs include a guided multi-sensory tour & a hands-on exploration designed to engage the whole family.

  • Package includes: Round-trip transportation, lunch & guided tour at the Museum.

  • $100

Sponsor Classes for Two (2) Siblings at SIBS Club @ Queens College, Flushing, NY

  • SIBS Club is a 10-week program designed to enhance relationships & interactions between children with autism and their siblings.

  • Siblings enjoy individual and inclusive recreation activities, where all children learn critical skills needed to develop positive sibling relationships.

  • Package includes: Ten (10), 2-hour classes at Queens College, NY.

  • $150

Sponsor a Series of Five (5) Parent & Child Workshops at The Art League of Long Island, Dix Hills, NY

  • The Art with a Partner Inclusion Workshops for Children and Young Adults series provides each participant and his/her loved one, a precious opportunity to bond together while creating a beautiful piece of art.

  • Using a multitude of mediums, each young person goes home with a completed craft project after each 2-hour session.

  • This program is led by Toni Neuschaefer, who for the past thirteen years has directed the Town of Huntington’s multi-faceted Saturday Recreational Program for Children with Special Needs.

  • Package includes: Five (5), 2-hour art classes for a Parent & Child.

  • $175

Sponsor a Family Trip for Four (4) to Autism Day at Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, NJ

  • Custom Education Foundation and their partners transform Six Flags Great Adventure park into Autism Day, a sensory-friendly environment where individuals on the autism spectrum, their educators, friends, and families can enjoy a full day at the park without worry.

  • Package includes: Round-trip transportation, lunch & full day at the action park.

  • $350

Sponsor a Series of Reiki Healing Sessions for One (1) Adult at Anthesis Holistic Wellness, NY, NY

  • Reiki is a healing method that may be utilized in the holistic health approach to maintaining optimal health and wellness.

  • It is a Japanese modality that balances your energy field and promotes relaxation and stress reduction which in turn supports the body's innate ability to heal.

  • Package includes: a 90-min Initial Consultation & Reiki Session, and Four (4), 60-min follow-up sessions.

  • $450

Sponsor a Baking Party for Fifteen (15) Kids at What’s Cooking?, Oyster Bay, NY

  • What's Cooking? hosts parties and cooking classes tailored to individual cooking abilities for special needs children, teenagers and adults, ages 4-15.

  • Activities include cookie, cupcake, pizza, pretzel, and chocolate making. Bubble Wrap stomping is also a big hit with the kids!

  • Special chefs have the opportunity to taste and eat a delicious meal that they have prepared.

  • Along with the benefits of raising self-esteem and improving fine motor skills, communication is developed through socialization in a group environment.

  • Package includes: Party for fifteen (15) kids, favors such as personalized chef hats & aprons, mini rolling pins, candy cones or any other complement for the kids cooking or baking party.

  • $500

Sponsor Ten (10), 1-on-1 Swim Lessons for One (1) Special Needs Individual at Take Me To The Water, Queens

  • Everyone should have the opportunity to learn to swim; Main goals are to teach students water safety skills, proper swimming technique, and lifetime health and fitness habits.

  • Swimming provides many additional benefits to those with disabilities; repetitive instruction and movements, warm water and patience are the key ingredients for these classes.

  • Package includes: Ten (10), 30-minute, private swim lessons: one child and one instructor.

  • $750

Sponsor a “Parent’s Night Out” Paint Party for Twenty (20) Adults at Muse Paintbar, Any Location

  • Muse combines painting instruction with a restaurant & bar; no prior experience is required.

  • Package includes: Paint party for 20 people, food, drinks & take-home art piece.

  • $1,000

Sponsor a “Parent’s Night Out” Cooking Class for Twenty (20) Adults at Sur La Table, Any Location

  • Cook up delicious memories with a fun night of cooking & learning!

  • Package includes: 2 - 2.5 hour cooking class for twenty (20) people & baking goods.

  • $2,000