Spares and Strikes for Autism 2019

What

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Autism Connections Fredericton is preparing for it's annual Bowl-A-Thon fundraiser; Spares and Strikes for Autism. Join us for an afternoon filled with bowling, pizza, and so much fun! ​We are looking for teams of at least 5 players each to participate in this fabulous event. 

When

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This year's Bowl-A-Thon fundraiser will take place on Sunday, November 17th 2019. The event will take pace from 3-5 PM.

Where

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Kingswood Entertainment Centre 

​​1700 Kingswood Way, Hanwell, NB E3C 2L4

Why

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Autism Connections Fredericton provides community support and awareness among parents, educators, professionals, and people living with autism. With 1 in 68 children today being diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, we are finding the needs of our community to be growing exponentially. In order to continue to provide these important services to the community, our fundraising goal for this year is $20,000.



How

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We are seeking to recruit energetic and motivated team captains who will lead their team in the fundraising efforts for this event. Each team should be made up of at least 5 members with the goal of  raising $1000 each. Teams will then participate is a special bowling event at Kingswood Entertainment Centre. There will be fun, food, and friends. We encourage teams to dress up and think of a unique team name as well. Prizes will be awarded for fundraising, bowling scores, and costumes! 

Donate through Canada Helps

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Click here to donate now through Canada Helps. You can make donations to specific teams or players. On this page you can also view current teams, team members, and fundraising efforts. 

Funds raised through the Bowl-A-Thon will be used to support the many resources Autism Connections Fredericton provides to the community such as:​

  • Community Outreach and Education
  • Programs like Tumbling, No Limits Soccer, Adult Chat ‘n’ Chill: ​Autistic Adult Hangout
  • Family Activities, such as Bowling, Sensory-Friendly Movies, and Social Groups
  • Free Resource Library for members
  • Support Groups for those affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Summer Camps
  • Respite Care Services

Sponsorship

We are also seeking 10 lane sponsors for this event.  The cost to sponsor a lane is $200. Sponsors will be recognized on our social media, website, in advertising for the event, and on the day of the event. With the help of sponsors like you, we would like to create two teams made up of families who benefit from the services our centre provides. These team members will not be expected to fundraise but will be invited to bowl and participate in this special event.

Previous sponsors include:

Kingswood Resort
Lincoln Lions
Northrup Homes
Crowne Plaza
Sorella Spa
TD Canada Trust
Delta Fredericton
UP 93.1