/Fundraising Stories

Happy New Year! Future 50 launch

2018-01-01T11:23:03+00:00 January 1st, 2018|

A warm welcome to the new year - and what a year it's going to be. In 1968 a group of forward-thinking parents formed the Wirral Society for Autistic Children. Fifty years later, in 2018, we've got a new name and several hundred more staff, but the original pioneering spirit of our founders remains intact.

Autism Together’s training gets tough

2017-09-07T14:47:17+00:00 September 7th, 2017|

The group are taking on the challenge to raise money for Autism Together, a Wirral-based charity which provides support to people with autism through a wide range of living options, day services and community support. They hope to raise £500 from the event, and are well on their way to making this target.

A higher profile in Wirral’s business community for Autism Together

2017-07-09T23:06:03+00:00 July 9th, 2017|

The award-winning Wirral-based charity, established nearly 50 years ago, has become one of the country’s leading providers of services and support to people and families affected by autism. It now employs a thousand people across the region.

Cheshire Oaks Autism Friendly Shopping Evenings

2017-06-26T12:48:14+00:00 June 26th, 2017|

It’s been 16 months since Cheshire Oaks hosted their first ever Autism Friendly Shopping evening in February 2016. McArthur Glen Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet partnered with Autism Together to become one of their recognised Autism Champions.

First car boot sale success

2017-06-07T08:30:17+00:00 June 7th, 2017|

Autism Together’s first car boot sale was a huge success last weekend, seeing over 200 visitors coming to grab a bargain and help raise over £145 for the charity. With a relaxed, autism-friendly atmosphere there was no pressure to buy, and ample space to move and withdraw to think, with one individual on the spectrum hosting his own stall with the help of staff support.

Get your blue on review

2017-05-15T10:05:31+00:00 May 9th, 2017|

On April, 2nd 2017, staff and supporters of Autism Together helped celebrate World Autism Awareness Day across the region with a range fundraising activities. The charity had something for everyone to get involved with and have curated the day's activities below. On behalf of Autism Together we would like to thank everybody who took part and made the day a great success.

We did it – Charity team completes 25-hour bounce challenge

2017-04-03T18:25:41+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|

A team of eight staff from Merseyside charity Autism Together has completed a 25-hour attempt to win a Guinness World Record in trampolining. The current record stands at 24 hours.