Autumn Evening for Autism is back!

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We are delighted to resume our Autumn Evening for Autism and can't wait to welcome everyone back! 

Come join us for our gala evening with a menu especially created just for us by Chef Michael Blackie.  

The evening begins with prosecco and delicious canapés followed by a tantalizing, four-course, wine-paired dinner.

Evening details:
When: Thursday, October 19th, 2023
Where: NeXT - 6400 Hazeldean Road, Ottawa, K2S 1S4  (Plenty of free parking available)
Time: 6:00 pm (starting with cocktails and canapés with dinner served at 7pm)
Cost per ticket: $225 all in (includes gratuity and tip plus a $75 charitable tax receipt)

Our Patrons, The Hon. Jim Munson and Mrs Ginette Munson will be joining us. 

We welcome Lawrence Greenspon back as our auctioneer.  

The evening will feature a live and silent auction with many items to tempt you. Check out the amazing Raffle Prize below!

To book your tickets email and let us know how many tickets you would like.

We also have some great sponsorship opportunities (see below)!


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SPONSORships opportunities 2023:

Gold Leaf Presenting Sponsor, $5,000 (1 Available) 

  • Recognition of Presenting Sponsor from the podium with the option to say a few words.
  • Recognized on all Gala communications as Presenting Sponsor. 
  • Complimentary tickets for 10 guests.
  • Prime seating within the event venue during the dinner.
  • Company logo featured prominently on large Sponsor Sign welcoming guests and on our website. 

Silver Leaf Sponsor, $3,000 (2 Available) 

  • Complimentary tickets for 10 guests.
  • Preferred seating at the dinner.
  • Recognition from the podium.
  • Company logo on large Sponsor Sign welcoming guest and on our website 

Bronze Leaf Corporate Table Sponsor: $2,550 (5 Available)

  • Complimentary tickets for 10 guests.
  • Company logo on large Sponsor Sign welcoming guests and on our website 
  • Podium recognition.

Parents Sponsor: $550 (Two tickets)

  • Give a parent a memorable evening out!
  • This Sponsorship funds two tickets for parent(s) who are unable to purchase them and includes funds to pay a sitter for the evening. 
  • Full charitable tax receipt issued.

Donate items for our auctions 

  • Do you have a favourite restaurant, tickets to an event, a gift basket, gift certificates from your favourite shops, wine, and more? Please consider donating items for our live and silent auction. 
  • All donors are recognised on the bid sheets. Click here to donate.


Here’s the difference you can make!

“I am so grateful to you and QuickStart for giving us this opportunity to have her diagnosed so quickly so that she can get the help she needs sooner. Thank you again so much. For everything!” – JR parent 2022.

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Help us to keep helping the children!

Funds raised support QuickStart Early Intervention for Autism, a registered Canadian charity, to help children with autism reach their full potential through early intervention.

Our charity funds diagnostic assessments for children under two years, offers a parent respite program, expert workshops, Sensory Santa, and our national awareness/acceptance event Autism on the Hill.

Our charity reached a milestone in 2022, having raised a grand total of $2,168,500 in the past 14 years, thanks to all our wonderful supporters!

Please contact Suzanne Jacobson for further information or to book your sponsorship.


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