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Go Blue and Give to Autism

April is Autism Month as sanctioned by the United Nations and do we have a great give for you this month if not a few gives. Give to Autism! Pull out your weekly or monthly giving list and add these gives to the list. Autism advocates and organizations are declaring April ‘Blue Month’. They are inviting people from around the world to come together to go blue to increase global understanding and acceptance of people with autism. What does this mean? How does one go Blue?

It is simple. You can wear blue, share blue or light up blue! Do one or all three, it is up to you. Each give your complete this month for Autism will count towards your daily gives!

Wear Blue for Autism To Give to Autism

This is the super easy one. Wear anything blue to support autism any day in April. Tell people why you are sharing blue. If you really want, you can buy one of the blue tshirts from the Foundation Austim Speaks and wear it with pride. We love their “Be Kind’ shirts as it speaks to so many people. They can be purchased online and worn with pride.

Share Blue for Autism

Post this graphic on your social media accounts, use it during the month of April as your social media image or post it on your website (if you have one) Share blue so it reaches all corners of the globe and help bring an awareness of autism. Download the image from the Autism Speaks page. 

Light Up Blue For Autism

Over 150 countries participate in the Light It Up Blue awareness campaign. It is a global initiative to celebrate United Nations World Autism Awareness Day where on April 2 cities light up public buildings or areas with blue light to commemorate this important day in the awareness of autism. Light up your house, or turn on a blue porch light to participate in this event on April 2nd.

Three Easy Giving Ideas for the Month of April

So there you have it. Three easy giving ideas for the month of April. Put them on your giving list and start bringing about awareness of autism. The world will love you for it and you will be making it a happier place. Sign up for your free 365give membership and start adding your gives to our Global Impact Map.


What people are saying about 365give

“I wanted to express my gratitude for the teaching you provided today. Your message was delivered eloquently, compassionately, and without judgment. The kids were engaged, and now have knowledge with which they can change the world. We all appreciated how you took the time to help us learn to build positive mindsets and practice happiness.”
Shelley Gardner, Grade 6 Ridgeview Elementary (West Vancouver)
“Actions really do speak louder than words, which is why I believe the 365give Challenge has resonated throughout my community. Every give we do is so important to us and leaves us happier and appreciating our lives a little bit more than before.”
Mahina Niyozova (Tajikistan)
“After watching the 365give TEDx Talk, I was inspired to join and begin a daily giving program in India. Today, along with 12 other volunteer women, we provide 100 meals to local underprivileged children in Bangalore for school every day.”
Deepika Ahuja, Mom (Bangalore, India)
“My life has greater meaning now.”
Renate Jorge, @BeKindBrazil and 365give Member, Family Program (Brazil)
“I just wanted to share that 365give really helped me. I am a better person now, thank you.”
MayLee, 365give Member, Individual Program
“This 365give Challenge has really injected excitement and extra enthusiasm in each work day as I think about what we can do. It has motivated me and the students.”
Cristina Peters, School Counselor (New York City, USA)
“I have seen a huge shift in energy throughout my classroom since doing the 365give Challenge. The Challenge has empowered my students to make a positive difference in the school’s community and beyond.”
Cella Adriana, Special Needs Educator /The Holliswood School (New York City, USA)
“The 365give Challenge helps students understand their impact on others. It opens avenues for introducing and discussing global and local issues in classrooms. It is powerful to watch students of all ages think about how they can make a change in another person’s life with one small act.”
Jessica Hall, Primary Teacher, French Immersion at École Pauline Johnson (West Vancouver, Canada)