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Scottish Autism Superstars

You can make a huge difference!

Here are our superstar supporters who have all made a fantastic effort to raise funds to help us continue reaching and supporting more autistic people and their loved ones in Scotland.

We would love you to share your photograph of you fundraising for us! To be featured on this page and on our social media channels, please send us your photo by emailing!

This incredible duo hopped on their bikes to help support autistic people and their families earlier this year. Brothers Kyle and Jake are an inspiration and true little superstars. Thank you both!
Event: 2.6 Challenge
Raised: £176

Kyle and Jack

Nikki bravely shaved her hair off to raise awareness and funds for Scottish Autism. Nikki chose this fundraiser in honour of her autistic son, Mason, who received his autism diagnosis last year. Thank you Nikki and all who generously supported her!
Event: Facebook Headshave Fundraiser
Raised: £3,055

Nikki Armstrong

Hannah skilfully designed and created key rings to sell during Autism Awareness Month. 10 year old Hannah is autistic and has very kindly donated the proceeds to Scottish Autism. What a wonderful project Hannah, thank you!
Event: Designed and created key rings
Raised: £360

Hannah O’Leary

Michael put his excellent crafting skills to good use by creating these gorgeous charity bird boxes to kindly raise funds for our two vocational services he attends in Alloa, Makers Cafe and Art Opportunities. Outstanding Michael, well done!
Event: Made hand crafted wooden bird boxes
Raised: £300

Michael Martin

This clean shaven superstar generously raised funds when he bravely shaved his long beard off. Thank you to Barry and all who got involved by donating. It must have been fun to make that chop!

Event: Self-organised beard shave

Raised: £2,000

Barry Devine

Long-time supporter Alison Hood and friend Gillian Lyndsay, took on an Arctic Adventure together in Finland, to fundraise for Scottish Autism. What an incredible and memorable fundraising experience to have. These ladies are true superstars!

Event: Overseas trek in Finland

Raised: Over £4,600

Alison and Gillian

Stephen co-ordinated two friendly football matches, to raise funds for Scottish Autism. The Autism All Stars took on the Edinburgh and Lothian Police Select, with Oliver, Stephen’s 5 year old son as team mascot. It is hoped that this can become an annual event so watch this space - thank you very much Stephen!

Event: Organised two charity football matches at Falkirk Stadium

Raised: £3,240 over two events

Stephen Manson

Andy has taken part in numerous fundraising activities including hosting a Spiceboys show at Malones Irish Bar, Edinburgh and a gruelling five day cycle from Edinburgh to Shannon, Ireland.  We couldn’t be more grateful Andy, thank you!
Event: Various self-organised activities including cycling challenges, a football competition and the Spiceboys show
Raised: £6,186 so far

Andy Moloney

Susan Rae, together with a couple of friends, put on their kilts and became 'Declan's Divas', to support Scottish Autism. The team were named in honour of Susan's autistic son, Declan. We hope you had a fantastic day ladies and thank you so much for your support!
Event: Dundee Kiltwalk
Raised: Over £300

Declan's Divas

Iain recently took on this obstacle challenge, to support Scottish Autism. This was a race that's not for the faint-hearted, especially when there's fire involved! Thank you so much Iain - you really are a true superstar. 
Event: Spartan Race
Raised: £275

Iain McLeod

After 20 years, Pedal for Scotland held the last organised bike ride and Mariusz was brave enough to put himself through the paces that day! We hope you had a sponsored cycle to remember Mariusz.
Event: Pedal for Scotland
Raised: £350

Mariusz Jakubowski

This little lady braved a paraglide off the Hahnenkamm mountain in Austria to raise much-needed funds for Scottish Autism. Setting off at 1,700m above sea level, Rosie followed the route of the most famous downhill ski run in the world! What an amazing and unforgettable experience she must have had. Thank you for being such a superstar for us Rosie!
Event: Paraglide in Kitzbuhel, Austria
Raised: £1,867

Rosie McDonald

The wonderful Gary and Pauline Hurr generously asked their family and friends for donations to Scottish Autism instead of wedding presents. Thank you so much for this amazing support Gary and Pauline and we wish you all the best for your future together!

Event: Wedding donations in lieu of gifts

Raised: £1,185

Gary and Pauline Hurr

John chose to brave a hike up Scotland's highest mountain to in honour his grandson who is autistic and raise funds for us. John said, "The climb was extremely hard, I did it in seven hours up and down. Once down, I felt totally emotional, tired and sore but it was worth it."  - We really appreciate the tremendous support John, thank you!

Event: Climbed Ben Nevis

Raised: £1,131

John Martin

Shaun completed a whopping 12 hour long ultra marathon in Kilmarnock and also won his event. Look at him still smiling at 5am in the morning - what a hero!

Event: K12 Ultra Marathon
Raised: £1,269.85 ​

Shaun Dunbar

Isabella completed the gruelling 26.2 mile course to raise awareness and funds for autism. What a superstar you are Isabella, thank you!
Event: Edinburgh Marathon
Raised: £1,126.25

Isabella Heath