Autismup Events

KiteFlite 2022

FUNdraising Challenge, Kite Parade & Family Festival

Lift families with autism up. Form a parade team, earn prizes & celebrate at Seabreeze!
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10 years, more than 300 teams and over $500,000 raised to help expand and enhance AutismUp programs & services! Join us on our mission to DO GOOD STUFF for everyone living with autism by joining KiteFlite 2022 and starting a fundraising team! Your participation in the KiteFlite fundraising challenge ensures skill-building & opportunities for growth continue.

You can help provide needed services by forming your own KiteFlite fundraising team; sharing your fundraiser with friends & family to let them know you're helping to lift families with autism up; and, earning spirit prizes along the way. We'll culminate the race with a kite parade & family fun day at Seabreeze on August 14th, 2022 (when you start fundraising, you can earn your tickets to Seabreeze before they go on sale)!

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Make a Donation

You can designate your donation to a specific KiteFlite Team in Givebutter by scrolling and selecting the team's photo. Donations will be credited to the team of your choice. Thank you for your support!

Form a Team and Get Started

Families, Friends, Businesses, Sports Teams, & other community groups! Sign up as a KiteFlite team and encourage your family or friends to support your efforts to raise money and awareness to keep AutismUp growing! Participate in friendly competition with other teams for a great cause, uplifting local families living with autism! As a Team Captain, you'll rally friends, neighbors, co-workers & family to meet your fundraising goal, and march with you into Seabreeze. Team captains earn perks & prizes at various fundraising levels! Do you have a birthday, anniversary or other momentous occasion to direct dollars to your personal cause? Why not lift those with autism up? Use Facebook and other social media platforms to spread awareness and help build pathways for the local autism community by reaching out to your friends! Charitable giving has become a global priority throughout the pandemic, and both local and national businesses offer matching gifts to employees to support personal giving preferences. Does your employer offer matching gifts for donations? Find out here and encourage your friends and family to seek a matching gift.

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Thanks to our KiteFlite'22 Sponsors

Wegmans • Excellus BCBS

Some things never change, like the need for comprehensive autism services. In fact, with 1 in 44 diagnosed with autism, support and opportunities are needed now more than ever.




Meet Ups

Join a community of parents, professionals and people who get it and enjoy complimentary support services, training & information, registration notices, member events, and more.



How to register:

Start your team or purchase Festival Tickets (on sale soon) by clicking here!

Visionary Sponsors