Letcher County’s Autism Awareness Advocates recently raised money for iPads for children with autism in the community. Two hundred and nine spaghetti dinners were sold and over 115 items were auctioned off with the help of 103.9 The Bulldog WXKQ radio station. The group also was given cash donations that helped raise enough money to purchase 20 iPads.
Autism Awareness Advocates (formerly Letcher County Autism Support Group) is an organization of parents, grandparents, siblings and friends working to raise awareness in the community about autism. For more information about the group contact Gwenna Pennell, President, 606- 634-4826; Brandi Amburgey 606- 831- 2408; Maronica Collins 606-633-0484; Vanessa Mullins 606-276-0359; or visit Facebook. Search Groups for Autism Awareness Advocates.