4th Annual Sip n’ Savour is a success!

Mayor DelDuca makes surprise $20K donation from the Spirit of Generosity

A group of people at a ceremony

VAUGHAN, ON (May 05) – On May 4, 2023, more than 350 guests gathered at Copper Creek Golf Club for Waves of Changes for Autism’s 4th Annual Sip and Savour event.

Mayor Steven DelDuca, as a surprise announcement, presented Waves of Changes for Autism with a donation of $20,000 from the Spirit of Generosity. Established in 2011 by former Mayor, and Waves’ Honourary Gala Chair, Maurizio Bevilacqua, the Spirit of Generosity has raised millions of dollars to enhance the lives of many in Vaughan and beyond.

“Waves of Changes for Autism is an outstanding organization that is making a meaningful difference in Vaughan. This volunteer-run charity is changing lives by funding treatment families may not otherwise be able to afford. The Spirit of Generosity has raised millions of dollars to enhance the lives of Vaughan residents, and this contribution to the organization will support their worthy efforts.”
– Mayor Steven DelDuca, City of Vaughan

Since being founded in 2016, Waves of Changes for Autism has raised nearly $1.4 million and funded 317 unique applications that help offset the cost of specialized autism therapies, tools and programs for children and families in Vaughan. The organization is among Canada’s top one per cent of charities, which direct more than 60 per cent of funds raised directly to programming.

Please reach out to info@wavesofchangesforautism.com for additional information about Waves of Changes for Autism or interviews with the Board President and committee members.

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