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Family Initiative’s Autism Acceptance Awards Gala

April 30, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

April is Autism Acceptance Month, culminating in Family Initiative’s largest fundraiser of the year – The Autism Acceptance Awards Gala at the beautiful Luminary Hotel in Downtown Fort Myers on April 30th. “We are incredibly excited about our upcoming Autism Acceptance Awards Gala, which offers our organization an opportunity to celebrate the amazing individuals and organizations across our region who are working tirelessly every day to serve and support individuals on the autism spectrum,” says David Brown, President of Family Initiative. 

The gala will begin with a cocktail hour where guests can mix and mingle to the live music and bid on marvelous silent auction packages. A sumptuous plated dinner will be served in the main ballroom, accompanied by an exclusive, exciting live auction with renowned auctioneer Scott Robertson. The evening will conclude with an awards presentation celebrating local champions who work ceaselessly to improve the lives of  children with autism spectrum disorder.  Formal attire is requested for this important event.  Register for special sponsorship opportunities and table packages at the link above.

Family Initiative is a locally owned and operated non-profit in Southwest Florida committed to supporting and strengthening families through innovation and compassion. Their dedicated team of professional clinicians serve children with autism from a humanistic approach and offer fun and engaging programs like autism play groups, teen and young adult social events, parent groups, community conversations, free autism screenings, free autism navigator programs, and more. Family Initiative also offers unique Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Occupational Therapy (OT) services tailored to each child’s specific needs.  In just six years, Family Initiative has helped over 4,000 families gain the tools they need to lead happier lives.  

Date: Saturday, April 30

Time: 6:00 p.m. 

Place: Calusa Sound Convention Center at Luminary Hotel

1375 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901

Admission: FREE, with sponsorship and table packages available 

(239) 910-0712 |



April 30, 2022
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Family Initiative
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Calusa Sound Convention Center
1375 Monroe Street
Fort Myers, Florida 33901
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