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The Charity We Support:

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Autism Support Dogs (ADS) is part of BC & Alberta Guide Dogs and is a registered charitable organization: tax receipt will be issued for donations over $20.

Total amount raised for ASD from 2014-2021 is $200,000

Past events have raised $56,716 for the Children's Wish Foundation

Total combined raised to date is over $250,000

This year we are very saddened that, as a result of the current Covid 19 pandemic, we had to cancel what would have been the 13th annual Kiz4Kids fundraiser gala.

While we are disappointed by the circumstances, we wish to express to all of you our foremost wishes for your health, success and happiness during these difficult times.

Nevertheless, we are extremely proud that despite having been unable to hold our fundraiser this year, we have raised a total of $30,587, this amount includes an amount of $10,587 representing your incredible response to this year’s Lemonade Challenge!

The young Dolejsi siblings Theoren & Harlo raised $1,000 which is part of Lemonade Challenge total, despite Covid restrictions. Great job, thank you!

We would also like to extend our heartfelt thanks and gratitude to the Schmelke Family Charitable Foundation, whose $20,000 donation in June 2020 was instrumental in kick starting Autism support Dog training for this year.

To date, the Schmelke Family Charitable Foundation has donated a remarkable $60,000 for the Kits4Kids Fundraiser towards the Autism Support Dog Program, and for that there are simply not enough words to express our gratitude.

Collectively we have made an enormous positive impact on the lives of many families with children living with autism.

It takes hundreds of hours of professional training and a significant amount of money for a new puppy to reach the standard necessary to qualify as an Autism Support Dog. The total cost is $35,000 but with our help the families only pay 1 (yes ONE) dollar when they are partnered with a child!

100% of all donations raised by Kitz4Kids goes directly to BC and Alberta Guide Dogs Autism Support Dog Program.

Kitz4Kids could not do it without you, and we once again we send our most heartfelt thanks and appreciation to all of you.

Hope to see you all at 14th Annual Kitz4Kids Fundraiser January 22, 2022!

Sincerely, Eva & family

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