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. 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!
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.
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.
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.
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.