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SAAAC Holiday Greeting Cards

Posted on: November 21st, 2016 by SAAAC No Comments

In 2015, the SAAAC arts program launched our Greeting Card initiative – a collection of greeting cards that can be used for any occasion, featuring original artwork by program participants.

“The point of this initiative is to show the public how talented these students really are,” says SAAAC’s Art Instructor, Amir Akbari. “Individuals with autism are at times judged unfairly by their diagnosis, and that judgment blinds people to the potential and talent of these individuals.” The greeting card collection is a visual representation of the great creativity that is possible when individuals with autism are appropriately engaged and supported.

One of the great aspects of the Greeting Card initiative is that it offers employment opportunities for SAAAC participants. 1/3 of all proceeds from the sale of greeting cards goes to employing young adults who assemble the greeting card collection and prepare them for distribution. The remaining 2/3 of proceeds will be invested back into the arts program to help even more students develop skills through the arts.

This Holiday Season checkout our special Holiday Greeting Card Collection:

 How to Order

Purchase 10 cards for $20. Get your Holiday Greeting Cards in the following ways:

1. To place your order, please call 416-289-0100 or email us [email protected]

2. Visit our Holiday Market on Saturday, December 3 at our centre (1970 Ellesmere Road Unit #1)