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Greystone Programs' 6th Annual Leap for Autism, May 14, 2022 at Skydive the Ranch, Gardiner, NY. 

EVENT TIME 11am- 4pm

Skydive the Ranch- 55 Sand Hill Rd, Gardiner, NY 12525

Join us at Greystone P​rograms’ 6th Annual Leap for Autism Saturday, May 14th Skydive the Ranch, Gardiner, NY! 

This unique fundraising experience raises awareness and funds for vital services offered by Greystone Programs. Participants take to the sky - for a tandem skydive or stay grounded for a virtual reality experience - for an exhilarating adventure of a lifetime while raising funds for Greystone-supported individuals with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The Leap for Autism has fun for all ages — music provided by Pro Sound DJ Service, food provided by The Grille Wagon, craft beer provided by Obscure Oscillation Brewing Company and free-fall — something for all!

Karena

Our programs provide life-enriching opportunities that lead to greater independence. Meet Karena, who Greystone supports. She has made some incredible accomplishments. Karena moved to Greystone’s Whispering Oaks home in 2016, transitioning from a residential school to a group home with four other women. She presented with many challenging behaviors, further complicated by an intellectual disability. Transitions can be difficult, but Greystone provided the individualized support Karena needed to adjust, thrive and to live the life she chooses. As a result, Karena participates in almost all of the programs Greystone offers such as the Expressive Arts programs, Project Fame and Day and Employment Services where Karena learns new skills to bring to her day-to-day life. She is now employed at a pharmacy and thriving!

Like many of us, Karena has had ups and downs, accomplishments and setbacks, but through it all, she wanted to break through to become the shining star we knew she could be. This is why Karena has decided to create a Leap for Autism team named the Blue Diamonds. Karena chose this name because it “represents Greystone, and diamonds are shiny and sparkly just like me and the other individuals” she notes. Karena has always been a diamond, and now she shines ever bright!

 “I finally have my daughter back!” says Liza, Karena’s mother. 

This is exactly what we love to hear and see at Greystone Programs - the positive impact that TOGETHER we make on the lives of individuals living with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  

Please help celebrate with your gift in support of individuals and families living with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. Your generosity ensures other Greystone-supported individuals will live a life, like Karena’s, where the sky’s the limit! 

 

To Register to leap or support a leaper click the link www.givegab.com/campaigns/leapforautism22

Please note: This event may be postponed due to rain and wind. So, BEFORE you leave for the Ranch, please call: 845-452-5772 to ensure that there hasn’t been a cancellation. There will be a recorded message if anything has changed. Also, check out Facebook for updates!

Ways to Participate

General Donation to Leap For Autism 2022: Donate to Greystone Programs' mission of supporting children, adults and families living with Autism and other developmental disabilities. 

To Register to leap or support a leaper click the link https://www.givegab.com/campaigns/leapforautism22

Virtual  skydiVR™ — Individual or Team (Appropriate for all ages)

OR

Tandem Skydive — Individual or Team  (Must be 18 years of age or older)

Minimum of $250 per person 

Includes a Virtual Skydive Experience

Event t-shirt

1 lunch voucher and 1 beverage voucher 

 

Minimum of $500 per person 

Includes a Tandem or Virtual Skydive Experience 

Event t-shirt

1 lunch voucher and 1 beverage voucher

 

Raise $1,000 per person

Includes a Tandem or Virtual Skydive Experience

Event t-shirt

1 lunch voucher and 1 beverage voucher

Video of your Tandem Skydive Experience

 

Raise $1,500 per person

Includes a Tandem or Virtual Skydive Experience

Event t-shirt

1 lunch voucher and 2 beverage voucher

Video of your Tandem Skydive Experience

$100 Amazon giftcard

Receive 2 raffle tickets

Your name or team name included on our website and social media

 

Prizes awarded to highest individual fundraiser and fundraising team!

 

***Individuals must raise at least $500 by April 15 to be eligible for a tandem leap. Any questions, please reach out to Senders@greystoneprograms.org***

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