Looking to provide support to the Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania? Contribute to the cause through donations, becoming involved with our fundraisers, or volunteering for an event today!

Learn About the Issues

Interested in learning more about the issues that could affect the lives of people on the autism spectrum? We will notify you of any important news or legislation that could affect your family.

What is Advocacy? an activity by an individual or group which aims to influence decisions within political, economic, and social systems and institutions. Advocacy for your family member or self can take place in many different context to include formal and informal. Advocacy is essential to communicate the needs for education, support, job training, housing, and more.

Click the button below to stay up to date with public policies, legislation, and other news related to people living with disabilities.


Become a Member

Join Autism Society NWPA and add your voice to the growing number of families and professionals helping those with autism. Your annual membership fee of $25.00 will help us to operate our programs throughout the year. You can help!

$25 Family Household Membership (memberships are valid for 1 year from the date of purchase).

Join Today

As a part of your annual membership you will enjoy free or discounted family sensory and social opportunities as well as invitations to special member only events. The benefits of attending begin with the sharing between one parent to another. Often times, just talking to someone who has “been there” can really help. The monthly outings are designed to develop: community awareness and interaction through structured community based experiences; and develop and maintain recreation and leisure skills. The outings are opened to all families living with an autism spectrum disorder.

PLEASE NOTE: The $25.00 annual membership provides a household membership to our local Autism Society

OR complete the application and mail to: P.O. Box 3923 Erie PA 16508 with your check payable to: Autism Society NWPA.


Become a Volunteer Today

Autism Society NWPA relies on volunteers in order to offer events, conference, and activities. Support the Autism Society NWPA by becoming a volunteer. Thank you for taking the first step in making the difference in the lives of individuals and families living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.



Amazon Smile

Do you shop at Amazon? Now you can support the Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania while shopping! Shop at SMILE.AMAZON.COM and the AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to Autism Society NWPA. Just pick: Autism Society – Northwestern Pennsylvania as your charity.

Yankee Candle Fundraiser

We are pleased to announce our new partnership with Yankee Candle Fundraising. Benefits of our Yankee Candle Fundraising Partnership.

• 40% of profit to our organization on all items purchased
• Premium products in a wide range of prices – America’s best loved candles
• Show online ANYTIME
• Share with out-of-town friends and family
• All orders shipped directly to purchaser

Please support the Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania by shopping the wide range of quality candles, fragances, and decor items at www.yankeecandlefundraising.com, and be sure to let out-of-town relatives and friends know about it as well.

At the checkout, please insert our GROUP # 990096537 for credit.

Shopping available: July 11, 2019 – January 8, 2020

Lollyhoo Kid's Music Festival

11:00 am to 6:00 pm

Sensory Friendly Event

Join us for a fun-packed day of Live Music, DJ's, Activities, Petting Zoo, Food Trucks, Vendors, Face Painting, and Special Appearances from Peppa Pig and Disney Junior's Choo Choo Soul with Genevieve LIVE!

Seating:  open grass area so please bring your chairs and blankets.  It's an open area event with plenty of room to move about.

VIP Tickets and Parking Passes: Park close to the event entrance!  VIP Tickets and Parking Passes are available and very limited.  Get  yours today!

A designated sensory break area will be provided.

Autism Society NWPA will receive $1 from each purchased ticket.

3rd Party Fundraisers

Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania depends 100% on fundraising dollars to provide supports to individuals and families living with an autism spectrum disorder. We welcome the community’s willingness to help promote autism awareness and funding for our mission. One of the ways to support the Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania is planning and/or sponsoring an event to raise funds for the charity.

Procedures and Guidelines

Please check out our procedures and guidelines form below if interested in hosting a fundraiser.

Event Applications

Ready to host your own fundraiser? Click the button below to start filling out an event form!