Waves of Changes for Autism wins Non-Profit Charity Award from the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement Award

Annual Business Achievement Awards recognize the best in the City

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VAUGHAN, ON (June 29, 2022) – On June 9th, 2022, Waves of Changes for Autism received the Non-Profit Charity Award at the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce 2022 Business Achievement Awards.

“We are humbled by this outstanding recognition from our community and peers. This award represents the significant accomplishments we have made since being founded in 2016. Despite the challenges of the global pandemic, Waves of Changes for Autism has made meaningful strides in promoting awareness and raising much-needed funds to help children in Vaughan affected by autism. Our meaningful work is made possible through the tireless efforts of our dedicated volunteer committee and generous supporters. Together, we remain steadfast in our mission to fulfill the hundreds of applications for funding support we receive each year from Vaughan families in need.”
– Ellen Contardi, President of Waves of Changes for Autism

About Waves of Changes for Autism
Waves of Changes for Autism is a grassroots, non-profit organization providing financial assistance to Vaughan families of autistic children up to age 13. Founded in 2016, this entirely volunteer-run organization has raised more than $1.1 million and funded 317 unique applications to help Vaughan children and their families offset the cost of specialized autism therapies, tools and programs.
For information about how to apply for funding and eligibility requirements, visit wavesofchanges.ca.

About Vaughan Chamber of Commerce
Since 1977, the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce has promoted and represented business interests in Vaughan. The members have played a vital role in the business community since its inception. This not-for-profit organization is dedicated to fostering connections, serving, and empowering the Vaughan business community alike. For more information, visit vaughanchamber.ca.