Who Will You Run For?

March 10, 2014 | Events

  The VIA staff is ready to Run for Autism April 12.   They’re running for the students and clients they work with every day.   They’re running to celebrate their triumphs and raise awareness about their challenges.   Will you join them? Register now.   “I run for my students and their creativity.” –…

Tags: Adult Services, Charlottesville, Community, James C. Hormel School, Matthew Osborne, Outreach, Run for Autism 5K, VIA On the Move, VIA Staff

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Greenhouse to Launch VIA’s First Micro-Enterprise

February 26, 2014 | Programs

The Virginia Institute of Autism will soon have a greenhouse to kickstart our adult clients’ first micro-enterprise, thanks to a Public Arts project hosted by The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative. “This is a way to start the discussion about providing employment for adults with autism,” said VIA’s Director of Adult Services, Matthew Osborne. “With the economy…

Tags: Adult Services, Charlottesville, Community, Fleurie, Habitat City, Matthew Osborne, Outreach, partnership, Petit Pois, support, The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative, VIA On the Move

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Go Green for VIA!

December 12, 2013 |

Eating out this month? Choose Fleurie or Petit Pois! Both restaurants are donating one dollar for every meal served in the month of December to the Virginia Institute of Autism. We are hoping to raise $3,500 to build an outdoor classroom for our post-high school students and adults. “An outdoor classroom with a greenhouse would…

Tags: Adult Services, Charlottesville, Community, Fleurie, Matthew Osborne, NBC29, Newsplex, partnership, Petit Pois, restaurant week, VIA in the News, VMV Brands

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