Ways to Help
We can’t do what we do without you! Your support funds hundreds of free events and life-saving programs. If you have been touched by autism, there are a number of things, big and small, that you can do to help.
# Of First Responders Trained by POAC
POAC trains thousands of police officers and first responders every year.
# Of Free Family Recreation Events
POAC's free recreational events are run throughout NJ and always include siblings.
# Of People Who Have Attended POAC Recreation Events
Thousands of families attend our free recreational events every year.
Make a difference and directly impact your community!
Become a Walk Team Captain
Your participation in our walk-a-thons is vital in helping improve the lives of children with autism.
When you participate in a POAC Walk, the money you raise is used to expand services for children and adults with autism right in the local community.
Invaluable parent and teacher training, as well as great family recreational events, and first responder training impact thousands where you live.
Make a Donation
POAC is Making Lives Better Every Day. Your donation will help us save children’s lives.
Our Autism Shield police and first responder training program is credited with saving lives throughout the state. Children are learning to swim through our free recreation programs and parents and educators are learning how to keep their children and students safe through our free training opportunities throughout the state.
Make a tax deductible donation today.
Become a Member
If you know, love, or teach a child with autism, chances are that you have been touched by POAC.
Please consider joining POAC as a member. Your support helps us to make lives better every day for children with autism in our state. Your member dollars go directly to support all of our programs which impact thousands of children each year.
Get Your School Involved
We provide everything you need to raise awareness and help children with autism.
POAC's Kids Helping Kids - Autism Awareness Into Action initiative gives students and teachers a great opportunity to learn about autism and other learning differences while raising money to help those in their own community.
Get Your Workplace Involved
Retailers, businesses, and other organizations can help children with autism in their own communities.
From sponsorship to fundraising to volunteering there are so many ways to help. All your efforts will help children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities right now. These are children and families who live in your community, go to your schools, and frequent your stores.
Become a Volunteer
Help children with autism and their families and have fun doing it.
Every year POAC runs free family recreational events throughout the state which could not happen without our wonderful volunteers. Share your time and heart with us and our families.
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support POAC every time you shop, at no cost to you.
When you shop on line with AmazonSmile and choose POAC as your charity, 0.5% of the purchase price is donated to POAC. It's a great way to support POAC and help us keep all these great free services coming.
Sponsor an Event
Sponsoring a POAC event is a win for all involved.
Each year POAC runs recreational events throughout New Jersey at no cost to the families and participants. Corporate sponsorship helps make these events possible while giving great exposure to your company or business.
When we say simple we mean simple!
Open a new checking account at TD Bank, tell them you want to participate with POAC’s Affinity Account # AH309. You get $25 and POAC gets $50. Already have a TD checking account? Call or walk into your local branch and tell them you want to participate in POAC’s Affinity Program account # AH309. POAC will receive $10 for each checking account.