From left, Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club President Kaj Pedersen, Development Director Alison Morton of Kindering and Executive Director Mimi Siegel of Kindering at the Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club’s regular breakfast meeting. The club donated $20,000 to Kindering through All in for Autism 5K/10K Run/Walk held in April. Photo courtesy of the Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club

Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club donates $20,000 to Kindering

  • Friday, September 8, 2017 12:43pm
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The Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club donated $20,000 to Kindering Friday morning.

Kindering Executive Director Mimi Siegel accepted the check on behalf of the organization. Kindering is a nonprofit that offers early intervention, early learning, special education, family support and more.

“We are thrilled to support Kindering, as our main All in for Autism event beneficiary, with this $20,000 contribution,” the club’s President Kaj Pederson said. “Mimi Siegel and Kindering have been stalwart partners the Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club’s All in for Autism event from the beginning and we enjoy supporting them. Kindering really provides a tremendous service in supporting families and children affected with autism in our community, which is key to our partnership.”

Earlier this year, the Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club organized the All in for Autism 5K/10K Run/Walk in Bellevue. The 11th annual event took place April 23 and attracted more than 2,500 people to the race with 300 volunteers.

The club raised over $135,000 from the event, which is slated for its partners, Kindering and Special Olympics Washington. The money raised will also fund Rotary projects that benefit children and families locally and internationally.

The following companies sponsored the race: Bellevue Collection, Escape Outdoors, Starbucks, Amazon, Overlake Medical Center, City of Bellevue, Acme Foods, Advance Renal Tech, GLY, OfferUp, Parallels, Brazen Family, Atlas Informatics, Bellevue Optometry, BSD Foundation, Eagle Beverage, Monger Properties, Microsoft, Nintendo, Uwajimaya, TM Investments, Hutchinson & Walter CPAs, Davis Wright Tremaine, and Costco.

Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club President Kaj Pedersen stands with Development Director Alison Morton of Kindering and Executive Director Mimi Siegel of Kindering. Photo courtesy of the Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club

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