Local Leaders and Families Are Gearing Up for a "Roaring Good Time" to Empower and Include San Diego's Autism Community

Include Autism's Gatsby Gala will raise crucial funds for local San Diego nonprofit's programs.

Walk the Red Carpet at the Gatsby Gala

Community leaders will join together on Saturday, May 19th to raise awareness and funds for local autism inclusion programs at Include Autism’s Gatsby Gala. 1 in 68 children are now diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, representing a large and growing portion of the population that is in need of supportive services and improved community access and understanding. All proceeds from the gala will fund community-based behavior therapy services for youth with autism, as well as outreach, education, and inclusion programs.  

Event Name: 11th Annual – Include Autism’s Gatsby Gala

"As our biggest fundraiser of the year, the success of the Gatsby Gala is crucial to keeping our kids, teens, and young adults with autism active and included in the San Diego community."

Tina Waters, Founder & Executive Director, Include Autism

Date: Saturday, May 19th, 2018, 6pm-10pm

Location: Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa - Pavilion

Website: www.IncludeAutism.org 

This lively and meaningful gala will feature a champagne reception, heavy hors d’oeuvres, extensive and exciting auctions, inspiring video presentation sponsored by Rowlbertos Media, photo booths and red-carpet photography, live music, DJs, and dancing. The lush oasis of the waterfront Hilton San Diego Resort in Mission Bay will provide an elegant venue for guests to celebrate autism inclusion and raise essential funds for San Diego-based charity Include Autism.

Batta Fulkerson Law Group, Gaslamp District Media, GBOD Hospitality Group, Cortica, Local Umbrella Media, Sign King, and Henebery Whiskey are among the many businesses and organizations making this event possible. Guests will have the opportunity to bid on exciting auction items such as a Mexico vacation at one of 8 beautiful resorts, wine tasting trips, private in-home dinner and drinks tasting for 10, brewery tours, and much more while enjoying a modern take on prohibition-era themed entertainment. For tickets and more information visit www.IncludeAutism.org.

About Include Autism: Include Autism is a San Diego-based 501c3 nonprofit organization (Tax ID: 20-0948809) that seeks to empower and include individuals with autism by providing community access and meaningful skill-building programs, and to engage the community through outreach and education. The organization operates a variety of services to families affected by autism and the community at large.

Press Contact:

Johnny Grant
Phone: 858.603.7344 
Email: JohnnyG@IncludeAutism.org​

Source: Include Autism

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About Include Autism

Include Autism is a San Diego local not-for-profit, 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing services that instill community-wide autism inclusion through direct services and outreach and education programs.

Include Autism
625 Pennsylvania Ave
San Diego, CA