FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Melody Nester, Little Angels Service Dogs, firstname.lastname@example.org
LITTLE ANGELS SERVICE DOGS RECEIVES SIGNATURE GRANT FROM DOUG FLUTIE, JR. FOUNDATION FOR AUTISM FOR $5,000
Bartlett, NH (January 19, 2022) – Little Angels Service Dogs is pleased to announce it has received a $5,000 grant from the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism.
Little Angels Service Dogs will utilize the funds to support community programming in the Mount Washington Valley region of New Hampshire in bringing awareness and support for individuals on the autism spectrum.
“We are very grateful to receive a grant from the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism,” states Josh Drew, Little Angels Service Dogs Executive Director. “The funding from this grant will allow us to continue to educate our community of the challenges of living on the spectrum as well as continue to assist both children and adults in receiving autism assistance dogs to help them live more independent lives.”
“The Flutie Foundation Signature Grants help our partner agencies address a variety of significant needs in the autism community,” says Nick Savarese, Executive Director of The Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism. “Programs like these are helping people on the autism spectrum live life to the fullest and we are proud to support their efforts.”
The Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism, based in Framingham, MA, awards grants annually through a competitive application and review process. The signature grants that the Flutie Foundation distributed this year support traditionally under-served, under-funded, culturally diverse communities reflected in the Foundation’s areas of interest; providing a path for educational and vocational skills, supporting recreational and active lifestyles, and ensuring people with autism are safe, supported, and informed.
Little Angels Service Dogs is a 501 c(3) charity and an Assistance Dog International (ADI) accredited organization based in Bartlett, NH. This non-profit provides highly trained assistance dogs to help children and adults with disabilities live more independent lives. Little Angels Service Dogs’ mission is summed up by its motto: “Changing lives … one dog at a time.” For more information on Little Angels Service Dogs, visit littleangelsservicedogs.org.