Strike It Up for Autism Acceptance Bowl-A-Thon 2017

To benefit Autism Empowerment

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Bowl-a-Thon FUNdraiser 

April is Autism Acceptance month! To celebrate and help raise money for Autism Empowerment's programs and services, we're hosting our 2nd Annual Strike it up for Autism Acceptance fundraiser!  Please join us for bowling, a fun raffle and the opportunity to connect with friends, allies and amazing members of our autism community.

When: Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Free General Admission for anyone who would like to attend.

Bowling starts at 1:00 PM or 3:00 PM (Please arrive at least 20 minutes early for check-in and to get your bowling shoes and ball.)

Where: Husted's Hazel Dell Lanes, 6300 NE Hwy 99, Vancouver, WA 98665- Vancouver, WA. The center number is (360) 694-8364 for directions.

Cost to bowl:

$8.00 for an individual (any age)

$28.00 for a family/group of 4

$34.00 for a family/group of 5

$40.00 for a family/group of 6.

So that we can reserve your lane, we need you to pre-register by clicking the REGISTER button on the right! (This allows you to choose the time you want to bowl and the number of people who are registering together.)

Cost includes shoe rental, two games on one lane per person and the chance to win fun prizes for bowling! 

Prize Raffle: We will be having many items for youth, adults, and families available for raffle at the Bowl-A-Thon FUNdraiser! 

50/50 Raffle Tickets: Two drawings. One at about 2 pm and one at about 4 pm. Tickets for the first drawing do not carry over to the second.

eBay Auction: Thanks to a variety of generous corporate sponsors and individual donors, we will be auctioning at eBay through Autism Empowerment's Charity at eBay account. You can also buy/sell for AE all throughout the year! For more details, visit and favorite Autism Empowerment at eBay -

We encourage you to FUNdraise and FRIENDraise for Autism Empowerment to help reach our community fundraising goal of $10,000.

Funds that are raised will be used to support all the different programs that we offer. To reach and exceed this goal we are hoping for the help of each person that sees this page! You don't have to bowl to donate or raise funds!


You can help us reach our fundraising goal in multiple ways:

  1.  Make a donation now using that green heart donate button on the right!
  2. Start a personal fundraising page for Autism Empowerment at CommitChange at the following link: Then share on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and with your social and business networks.
  3. Take a pledge sheet to friends, family and around your neighborhood or workplace to gather pledges. We will email you a packet after you register or you can download the pledge sheet by clicking here
  4. Mail a donation to Autism Empowerment, P.O. Box 871676, Vancouver, WA 98687. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit charity, donations are tax-deductible. Checks are payable to "Autism Empowerment". Please indicate "Bowl-A-Thon" with your payment and we will mail you a receipt.

For questions, please email Programs Director, John Krejcha at or call him at 360-601-4678 (phone/text).

Our message line is: (360) 852-8369.


Who are we?

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Autism Empowerment is a passionate people-powered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization devoted to enriching and empowering the lives of children, teens, adults and families in the Autism and Asperger communities.

The vision we work toward is an inclusive society that accepts and respects all youth and adults on the autism spectrum and empowers each person to reach his or her highest potential. We offer innovative and inspiring programs, training and services and opportunities for leadership and volunteerism. 

We invite you to visit our websites to see the programs we offer! <-- Main nonprofit website <-- Our nonprofit autism magazine

Thanks for your support!

Can't make the event but want to help out with a donation? Just click that nice looking green donate button on the right! You can also donate at our website. 

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Thank you for being an Ambassador for Acceptance of All Abilities!

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