$1.8M

Funding
Dollars Raised

468

Applications Funded

90

Corporate Sponsors Made a Positive Impact

Best non-Profit Charity Award Winner

Vaughan Chamber of Commerce
2022 Business Achievement Awards

Our Organization

Founded in 2016, Waves of Changes for Autism, was created to bring hope and relief to Vaughan families navigating the challenges of raising children with autism. In a world where emotional, physical, and financial struggles abound, our dedicated team embarked on a mission to make a difference. We are more than just a charity; we are a community-driven force, a registered non-profit that stands tall on the pillars of compassion and unwavering support.

We are volunteer powered: At the heart of our organization lies a team of passionate volunteers. From our Board of Directors to our Executive Team and the larger committee, every effort is driven by genuine compassion.

Our Mission

Waves of Changes for Autism is passionately committed to making a profound and positive impact in the lives of children in our community affected by Autism. Our mission is to provide unwavering support, essential resources, and financial assistance to Vaughan-based families, ensuring access to children’s therapies, specialized programs, and communication devices. Through dedicated fundraising efforts, community engagement, and collaboration with local partners, we strive to create a nurturing and inclusive environment where children with Autism can flourish. We are driven by the belief that every child deserves the opportunity to reach their full potential. By focusing our efforts exclusively on Vaughan-based families, we aim to empower, educate, and advocate for a brighter future, fostering a community where acceptance and understanding prevail for every individual on the spectrum.

Our Journey

From our humble beginnings, we have grown into a powerhouse of change. Since our inception, Waves of Changes for Autism has raised nearly $1.8 million, a testament to the incredible generosity and support from our community. Through our relentless dedication, we have funded over 468 unique applications, easing the financial burden for families in Vaughan. Our efforts extend beyond monetary assistance; we provide solace, resources, and opportunities for families to thrive.

Looking Ahead

As we march forward, our commitment remains unwavering. Waves of Changes for Autism continues to be a grassroots movement, a beacon of hope, and a catalyst for positive transformation.

Registration for 2024 will be open from June 20, 2024 to September 30, 2024, reflecting our ongoing dedication to supporting families in Vaughan.

Join us in our mission.

Together, we are making waves of change, one family, one child, at a time.