RENO, Nev., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the mother of a 7-year-old autistic son, Kathy Roller noticed a need for specialized supplies in her son's classroom and took charge by starting a crowdfunding campaign in September on MoveYourMountain.org to raise money for the classroom. Surpassing her goal of $500 in two weeks, she is excited about the impact these funds will have on the autistic children in the low-income school in Northern Nevada.
Kathy urges others to donate to her fundraising campaign or to go a step further and create their own fundraising campaign to help other classrooms raise money. In a statement today from Mrs. Roller, "Many of our autistic kids are non-verbal and need so many specialized and expensive devices just to communicate. Although the schools try to meet the needs of every child, there are many areas that are not adequately funded. I just wanted to step in and use a platform that I knew would yield the results I wanted and provide additional funds to support the teacher, aides, and children in the classroom."
With donations exceeding $600, Kathy hopes to raise awareness of the needs in this classroom, but also the needs of other autism classrooms and for inspired people to donate accordingly. She states, "Donations, no matter how small, can make a difference and improve the education that these children receive."
If anyone finds themselves in a position where they need to start an online fundraising campaign for their school, family, or organization; crowdfunding is an excellent resource for accomplishing their goal. If anyone would like to contribute directly to the needs of autistic children in Northern Nevada, visit https://moveyourmountain.org/campaign/elmcrest.
The involvement of MoveYourMountain.org in regards to Autism Classroom fundraising and the assistance they provided in setting up this campaign is just one example of the company's continued humanitarian drive. They provide a user friendly website, simple instructions, and a caring staff of experts (called "Mentors") to assist you in achieving a successful outcome. MoveYourMountain is there to help every step of the way.
MoveYourMountain.org: Donation based online fundraising platform based in Reno, Nevada. Founded in 2013, they are committed to providing a positive platform to meet all your fundraising needs. MoveYourMountain.org is helping families, teams, causes and charities all across North America to reach their fundraising goals and move their mountains.
Kathy Roller, Social Media Manager
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