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Description: Skateboarding to fight autism. The A.skate Foundation provides private lessons for kids with autism in a well-designed environment that allows youth with autism to learn. The organization provides everything at no cost as they cover all the skateboarding expenses through grants. Furthermore, The A.skate Foundation hopes to raise awareness and educate people about the skateboarding industry and its ability to promote social transformation.
Its Services: The A.skate Foundaion holds clinics nationwide for children with autism at no cost to the families. It gives “Grants for Gear” for kids to freely purchase skateboard gear, and hold fundraisers/events to promote the cause
Its mission: Autism, like skateboarding, can be unpredictable and often times unruly. The A.skate Foundation embraces the parts of autism that are hard to understand and give these kids an outlet that is free of rules or judgment and allows them to be social without being “social.”
If you are interested and want to know more, visit http://askate.org/