These are the main charities we work hard to support. Keep watching our page as we are planning a charity ride for St Gerard House on April 25, 2015 and a summer Toy Run for The Salvation Army in July.
AboutSt. Gerard House is a non-profit offering support and evidence-based treatment for individuals with autism and behavioral health needs in Hendersonville, NC.MissionSt. Gerard House is a non-profit foundation that offers evidence-based treatment for individuals with ASD, learning disabilities, developmental delays, and behavioral health needs. In addition, we provide training, consultation, and support for families, educators, institutions, and any others involved with the treatment or care of these individuals.Company OverviewSt. Gerard House is a school and resource center for children with autism and their families. We offer parent and sibling support groups, behavior assessments, nutritional consultation, and training for parents, educators, and professionals.
SGH's Grotto School provides 1:1 early intensive behavioral intervention, where teachers implement individualized programs using ABA strategies and techniques proven most effective. General InformationAutism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a pervasive developmental disorder that is characterized by the presence of sterotypical behaviors that appear to serve no function (eg., hand flapping, lining of objects, insistence on sameness), and deficits in communication (eg., delay or lack of spoken language, repetitive use of language) and social skills (eg. failure to develop appropriate peer relationships, lack of shared enjoyment). Symptoms are typically apparent before age 3 years. Research has shown that both genetic and environmental factors play a role, and most scientists who study ASDs believe that there is no singe cause.
-National prevalence of ASD is 1 in 88 - an estimated increase of 78% since 2002.
-In NC, 1 in 70 children are diagnosed, and 1 in 43 boys.
-The lifetime cost of caring for a child with autism is an estimated $3.5-5 million.
-With early diagnosis and intervention, the cost of treatment can be reduced by 2/3.
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Heart to God, Hand to Man
We are a Christian based orginazation helping the needy in Henderson County for over 85 years! Something you may or may not know, we are a church holding sevices every Sunday morning at 11am and Wednesday at 6pm. Come worship with usMission StatementThe Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its mission is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. Company Overview We help those in need with electric bills, rent/mortgage, prescription drugs, clothing, food etc...as well as gifts at Christmas for children 12 & under!General Information We help those in need with electric bills, rent/mortgage, prescription drugs, clothing food etc...