Autism Unseen Tall Ships Challenge


Our challenges are set to help reduce the social exclusion and mental anguish that many autistic and special needs individuals suffer from on a day-to-day basis.
raised of £100,000 target
Event: NAS CHARITY RED BALL, on 2 June 2023
RCN 1168938

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Autism Unseen will be sending teams of autistic and special needs young adults with carers on the adventure of a lifetime. This epic journey will sail 1,675 miles around the UK coastline aboard a 70 Challenger Racing Yacht. This event will take place across a series of legs, with crews being changed at selected ports. The Autism Unseen Tall Ships Challenge is the first of its kind, three years in the planning, and a life changing experience for these individuals taking part. Not only will this challenge promote greater awareness regarding autism and special needs, it will also build confidence and essential skill sets within each of these individuals, providing each of them with a unique opportunity to be part of an adventure, which they will never forget.

When our crews complete this epic adventure and step back on land, what a story they will have to tell. What an opportunity to grasp life and live it to the full, what memories they will have and what a task they will have completed, something to be truly proud of. By the time our challenge participants have completed their voyage they will be much more self-assured, confident and ready to meet head-on the daily challenges that these individuals are subjected to.

Our challenges are set to help reduce the social exclusion and mental anguish that many autistic and special needs individuals suffer from on a day-to-day basis. By encouraging teamwork and fundraising activities, we aim to help improve the self-confidence and social & mental wellbeing of these individuals.

Without your kind donations, events of this magnitude would not be possible, and any contribution large or small will make a difference.

About the charity

At Autism Unseen, we speak from experience, we are inspirational and we dare to be different. We have three mission objectives. To create more awareness with regard Social Exclusion for individuals suffering from autism To create more jobs for individuals suffering from autism To create opportunities for autistic individuals to boost their confidence and to show the world that they also have dreams and ambitions Fund raising and donations are vital in helping Autism Unseen achieve their mission objectives. Without your generosity we would be unable to implement our campaigns and autistic youngsters would continue to suffer in silence and go unheard. Your contribution will help support a variety of activities, including Autism Unseen visiting schools and colleges to deliver lectures and seminars, and producing display stands, flyers and promotional material. Fashion shows, award ceremonies, and adventure challenges will be used to bring together special needs and mainstream pupils, which will help defeat the problems of social exclusion, whilst promoting the difficulties experienced on a daily basis by autistic and special needs students.

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