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2017 Zipping for Autism Fundraiser
June 4, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Vaya Health is proud to sponsor Zipping for Autism, an annual fundraiser to benefit the Autism Society of North Carolina. All proceeds from this event help support programs and services in the western part of the state, with a particular focus on advocacy, respite, and diagnostic services. Held at the Adventure Center of Asheville, the event features an urban canopy zipline tour for teams raising $800 or more. Teams raising $1,100 or more will also enjoy the Adventure Park. Teams and supporters are invited to stay, play and make it a day with family-friendly tailgating during the event. Who can participate? A team can be up to 10 people. To experience the zipline tour, participants must be 10 years old, weigh between 70 and 250 pounds and be able to control their speed on the zipline by raising their gloved hand above their head and demonstrate responsible control of speed by creating friction on the zipline. How does a team help support Zipping For Autism and the Autism Society of North Carolina? Teams register on the Zipping for Autism website, make their own donations and share their team information so others may contribute to the team goal as well. Teams raising $800 or more will receive a two-hour zipline canopy tour experience through the trees for up to 10 people from Adventure Center of Asheville on the official Zipping for Autism date. Teams raising $1,100 or more will enjoy the zipline canopy tour experience as well as a two-hour adventure at Asheville Treetops Adventure Park on the event date. How do I donate to an individual? To donate to an individual, not a team, please select the ‘sponsor a participant’ link on the home page. You can then select the individual by searching by the last name. You can also select individuals by clicking on their names in the team roster. You do not need to join a team or register to make a donation. Why build a team? The Adventure Center of Asheville is donating every dollar raised through team fundraising to the Autism Society of North Carolina. All money raised will go to the Autism Society of North Carolina in the western region to offer respite, increase advocacy and to assist families who cannot afford evaluative and diagnostic services.