"We just left our first Musical Playgroup and it was such a wonderful environment! Our daughter had some crying moments and everyone was so supportive! We can't wait to go again. Thank you so much to everyone who makes these things possible!"
- Diana S., ATPF Mom
January 4, 2020
TIME TO CELEBRATE:
ATPF RAISES OVER $117,000
BY NEW YEAR'S EVE!
Happy New Year! Because of YOU, we smashed our year end goal!

Big THANK YOU to the 246 supporters who donated to ATPF since Giving Tuesday, raising a total of
$117,166!
If you haven't already, check out the fantastic summary of our 2020 Year End Campaign below:
PROGRESS TO DATE
Funds Raised 2021: $0
0% of ATPF 2020 Operating Budget
Preschool Children Screened: 20,602
SLP Students Trained at SJSU: 2,300
ATPF COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTS
WE LOVE YOU, LISA!
BEST WISHES ON YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE

Last week, our amazing Director of Development Lisa Kaufmann had her last day at ATPF. THANK YOU and best wishes to Lisa for her incredible 12 years of service to our Autism Tree community. Please read the heartfelt message by our ATPF Chairman of the Board Todd Hoff and Lisa's personal statement about her new adventure below.
NEW! ATPF LITTLE FREE LIBRARY & FAMILY SCAVENGER HUNT
ATPF joined the Little Free Library international community last year to honor past ATPF CFO & Founding Board Member Kathleen Hoff-Moore. You and your family are invited to visit our library and join our fun family scavenger hunt!

The ATPF Little Free Library is open for book donations or visitors 24/7:
3428 Hugo Street
San Diego, CA 92106
ATPF PROUD TO BE FEATURED ON HIDDEN PEARLS PODCAST

Check out this episode of the Hidden Pearls Podcast featuring special guest, ATPF-USD Football Player Mentor Alumni & San Francisco 49ers Tight End Ross Dwelley, and our own ATPF Founder & Volunteer Executive Director Dayna Hoff and her son Garret Hoff.

Special thank you to Ross Dwelley for choosing ATPF as his featured charity and to San Francisco 49ers Tight End George Kittle, his father Coach Bruce Kittle and his sister Emma Kittle for their very generous donation to our year end campaign!
ATPF INTERN & VOLUNTEER HIGHLIGHT
We are sending a BIG shout out and THANK YOU to the Point Loma Nazarene University Men's Soccer Team! On #GivingTuesday, our ATPF-PLNU Soccer Player Mentor Program Liaison Hunter Loomis and his teammates created a Venmo fundraiser and rallied their friends and family, raising $750 for ATPF!!!

We are incredibly grateful to have these young men involved in our Autism Tree Community, and very excited for our upcoming ATPF-PLNU Soccer Player Mentor Virtual Meet & Greet coming up on Sunday, January 17th! If you are an ATPF family, watch the video above for a sneak peak at our 2021 PLNU Soccer Player Mentors and sign up your child for a mentor here.

Thank you to our PLNU Soccer Player Mentors and their friends, family and fans for having BIG hearts to serve our children and families living with autism!
With over 200 calendared events annually, ATPF is always looking for quality volunteers with a heart and passion to serve our kids and families!

Watch the recorded version of our monthly Core Team Meetings on our YouTube channel to learn more about program events and volunteer opportunities.

To get involved as a volunteer or intern today, call 909-815-8520 or email RebeccaB@autismtreeproject.org!
SAVE THE DATE & RSVP TODAY:
FREE UPCOMING PROGRAM EVENTS
WED, JANUARY 6
ATPF Lunch & Learn with Speech-Language Pathologist Breena Hayman
SAT, JANUARY 9
ATPF Virtual Adaptive Dance Class (Ages 5-10)
WED, JANUARY 13
ATPF Lunch & Learn with Director of ATPF Virtual Reality Program Ian Miller
SAT, JANUARY 16
ATPF Monthly Book Club: The Master & Margarita
SAT, JANUARY 16
ATPF Special Education Parent Advocacy Workshop
SUN, JAN 17
ATPF-PLNU Men's Soccer Player Mentor Program Virtual Meet & Greet
Since March 2020, we have provided over 201 virtual events to date, with 14 coming up between now and the end of January!
PHOTO ALBUMS
ATPF Facebook Photo Albums
We LOVE capturing the precious smiles and fun moments of children and families with autism participating in our events. Visit the ATPF Facebook page and click "See All Albums" under Photos to see what's going on in our community!

See our most recent albums below.

ATPF Team Meeting with Rich Horner
ATPF Featured on Hidden Pearls Podcast
ATPF Year End Campaign Gift Drop Offs
Questions? Contact Rebecca Barron, Operations Manager:
RebeccaB@autsimtreeproject.org or 909-815-8520

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