Tributes

Welcome to VIA's Virtual Tribute Wall

Your gift to VIA this spring will do more than provide essential services for families coping with autism. It will help us build community and solidarity during a difficult time by recognizing those in our lives who give us meaning, purpose, and hope.

Please make a donation today in honor of or in memory of the person or people of your choice. In acknowledgment of your gift, we will send you a link to share your tribute information with us for recognition on this Virtual Tribute Wall page.

Thank you for helping us expand our VIA community not only to those who need us the most, but also to those who have given us the most.   

In Honor of Erik Hagen

Donors: Bob & Daenira Meyer

In Honor of Blair Philip Sherman

Donor: John Sherman

In Honor of Pierce Grasty & Family

Donors: Marsha and Eugene Hoffman

In Honor of Spencer Rod

Donors: Sheri and Bruce Rosenblum

In Honor of Pierce Grasty

Donor: Howell Bowen

In Honor of Greyson Tharp
In Honor of Greyson Tharp
Donors: Rob and Stephanie Tharp

"Many thanks to all the teachers and staff!"

In Honor of Martin Gilbert
In Honor of Martin Gilbert
Donors: Angela and Jeff Behrend

"My dad adored his precious grandson. He also appreciated what VIA did for us."

In Memory of Jo Cattell Kessel Buyske
In Memory of Jo Cattell Kessel Buyske
Donor: Donna B. Cattell-Gordon

"In memory and honor of Daniel's grandmother who walked with us on our journey and is with us still in our hearts. It is from his grandmother that Daniel inherited his joy."

In Memory of Carl Frischkorn
In Memory of Carl Frischkorn
Donors: Tori Goodloe & Chris Little

“Even in his short tenure with VIA, Carl gave generously and made a lasting impact, for which we will always be grateful.”

In Honor of Carson Edwards
In Honor of Carson Edwards
Donor: Linda Riddle

"In honor of a very special mother and a wonderful grandson."

In Honor of Blair Sherman
In Honor of Blair Sherman
Donors: Courtney and Peter Simon

"It has been inspiring to witness how our beloved nephew Blair has thrived in the nurturing environment VIA has provided for him and so many others over the years."

In Honor of Cole Van Ausbrooks
In Honor of Cole Van Ausbrooks
Donors: Cecil and Elaine Ausbrooks

"We love you Cole." 

In Memory of Elaine and Donald Sherman
In Memory of Elaine and Donald Sherman
Donors: The Sherman/Garretson Family

"Even in loss, we feel their steadfast love and enthusiastic support every day." 

In Memory of Constance Jean O'Brien Long
In Memory of Constance Jean O'Brien Long
Donor: Ethan Long

"And until we meet again, May God hold you in the palm of His hand."

In Honor of Vance Pugh
In Honor of Vance Pugh
Donor: Demi Runkle

"Vance and his dad used stop by my house when I baked brownies. His eyes would light up and he would laugh when I handed him a package. I always enjoyed visits from 'Brownie Boy'."

In Honor of VIA Program Directors
In Honor of VIA Program Directors
Donor: Nicole Thomas

"I’m inspired by these hard-working women each day. They mean so much to this organization’s progress and success!"

In Honor of Ethan Long
In Honor of Ethan Long
Donors: Alison & Bernard Webb

"We gave in honor of Ethan because his leadership and commitment have brought VIA to new heights." 

In Honor of Eva
In Honor of Eva
Donors: Susan Mothersole and Jason Gale

“VIA has given so much to Eva and our family that we just want to spread the love. Giving to VIA is about the easiest thing we ever do.”

In Honor of Dan
In Honor of Dan
Donor: David Gordon

“I give in honor of my son Dan, and all of the children at VIA, who teach us every day about compassion and what it is to be human.”