On May 8th, Birchtree’s students, families, staff, and friends gathered at Stratham Hill Park for a Field Day and Awards Ceremony to celebrate the successful conclusion of We Fit: A Fitness Challenge for Autism Awareness Month. Participants enjoyed games, sports, contests, bubbles, face-painting, and a picnic.
The Birchtree Center is hosting two fundraisers on Thursday, May 21 in downtown Portsmouth.
From 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., The Friendly Toast at 113 Congress Street will offer a “Friendly Fundraiser,” with 20% of sales going to Birchtree. Diners can help local students with autism while enjoying all-day breakfast, burgers, salads, sandwiches, appetizers, entrees, and a full bar. To see a menu, visit www.thefriendlytoast.com.
Across the road at 104 Congress Street, Alex and Ani will offer a “Charmed by Charity” event from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. 15% of all merchandise sales that evening will go to support Birchtree’s autism programs. Individuals who want to shop from home can call the store at 603-766-6786 to place a phone order. To view the eco-conscious jewelry and accessories available at the store, visit www.alexandani.com.
This April, Birchtree’s students, families, staff, board members and friends set individual health and fitness goals to commemorate Autism Awareness Month. All month long, they walked, ran, swam, danced, biked, did yoga, tried healthy new foods, and much more.
Birchtree’s students, families, and staff have created a We Fit Cookbook full of more than 50 fun and healthy recipes, including appetizers, salads, soups, breakfast, entrees, and healthy treats. The book is spiral bound with a laminated cover.
Cookbooks will be distributed in May 2015–order your copies now!
Cookbooks cost $10 each; you can order your copies here:
Birchtree’s students and staff are enjoying a school-wide Spirit Week to celebrate their participation in #WeFitBirchtree. Today they decorated their classroom doors with fitness-themed artwork. To learn more about our students’ participation in WeFit, go to www.classy.org/