Ridgecrest Autism Awareness raises more than $100K

Ridgecrest Autism Awareness raises more than $100KKyle Shermer and his wife Ariana (center) bid on an item during the Ridgecrest Autism Awareness’ annual fund-raising auction. According to Cherish Rindt, the event raised more than $114,000. “We have outgrown our current space,” she said. “We are very excited to use the proceeds toward a larger RAA center, which will allow us to expand our programs and serve more children.” RAA sponsors events throughout the year that promote education and awareness, as well as support and entertainment, to families of children with special needs. — Photo by Laura Austin

Story First Published: 2019-04-12