Smart Pup for Porter (239216)

Smart Pup for Porter (239216)

Porter has level three Autism (the category which requires the most support), has sensory processing difficulties and is non-verbal. This means daily life is extra challenging for Porter in ways it isn’t for his twin brother.

100.65% Raised
$20,130.00 donated of $20,000.00 goal
118 Donors

Porter doesn’t cope with noise, lights or with more than a few people near him, so our lives have become much different to those of parents with Neuro-typical kids. We can’t go to his brother’s soccer games as a family unit, or to the movies, or to the shops, or to birthday parties. Porter has trouble regulating his emotions and has no sense of danger. An Autism Assist Dog will support Porter in public places, will be harnessed to him to prevent him from running into traffic etc, will interrupt repetitive behaviour, and will lay on him when he becomes disregulated and needs deep pressure to calm down. We are doing most fundraising online due to COVID restrictions. I am currently pulling together donated prizes from local businesses for a raffle. We’d love to raise awareness of Autism and encourage the community to get behind Porter’s fundraising efforts xx

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Smart Pups
  • Wendy Delaney
    Posted at 14:16h, 21 July Reply


  • Michelle Bailey
    Posted at 15:07h, 21 July Reply

    Hoping Porters new support friend will be with you all soon.

  • Kirsty George
    Posted at 15:10h, 21 July Reply

    It’s not much but every bit helps!!!! Good luck on your fundraising! From one mama to another! 🙂

  • Rachel Landsberg
    Posted at 18:02h, 21 July Reply

    My son had similar issues as a child. A smart pup would have been life changing for us. All the best in your endeavour.

  • Alli Morgan
    Posted at 18:45h, 21 July Reply

    Little bro, you are so loved! And you are going to get so much more love from a beautiful assistance doggo 😍😍

  • Christine Bulmer
    Posted at 19:06h, 21 July Reply

    Because I get it – much love

  • Sherelle Reynolds
    Posted at 22:25h, 21 July Reply

    I would love for little Porter to have a new furry pal as my son too is autistic and getting our dog has been a huge positive thing for him and for us all

  • Jennifer Yates
    Posted at 09:02h, 22 July Reply

    Porter’s grandmother is my friend

  • Janette Knight
    Posted at 11:40h, 22 July Reply

    Very Deserving family.

  • Deborah Gill
    Posted at 12:30h, 22 July Reply

    Hoping a dog is with you soon, from a fellow rumpus room family

  • Cheryl Felk
    Posted at 12:54h, 22 July Reply

    Hoping every dollar is raised for you and Porter will have his assistance pup with him very soon💛

  • Holly McDonald
    Posted at 12:58h, 22 July Reply

    A gift from Eilish for her little schoolmate. She loves Porty and she loves dogs. Win win!

  • Rumpus Room
    Posted at 13:00h, 22 July Reply

    Porter is one of our superstar children at our centre.

    Posted at 15:39h, 22 July Reply

    From our family to your family, thankful we can help 💙

  • Brad Knight
    Posted at 16:27h, 22 July Reply

    I think porty is definitely on nans tip rung … good luck big fella xxx

  • Zac Laws
    Posted at 17:09h, 22 July Reply


  • Debra Stephenson
    Posted at 17:56h, 22 July Reply

    Good luck

  • Samm Sevil-Fraser
    Posted at 18:14h, 22 July Reply

    Porty we love you, hope this helps. We are happy to do whatever we can Miss Samm xxx

  • Katie Vullo
    Posted at 19:08h, 22 July Reply

    Sending love B to you and Porty! xx

  • Katie Vullo
    Posted at 19:10h, 22 July Reply

    Sending love B to you and Porty x

  • Dianne Alcock
    Posted at 19:48h, 22 July Reply

    It’s about Porter having quality of life along with his family.

  • Brenda Armstrong
    Posted at 20:25h, 22 July Reply

    Love from the Armstrong’s

  • Abbey Patrick
    Posted at 20:47h, 22 July Reply

    Porter, we love you and can’t wait to see what you achieve with life xx
    A + B + C+ H

  • Lee Archer
    Posted at 20:56h, 22 July Reply

    With Love xx

  • Kelly Vaughan
    Posted at 05:31h, 23 July Reply

    Love you porty! 😘

  • Audrey Cooper
    Posted at 05:37h, 23 July Reply

    All the best little Porter 🐕

  • Ellen Guest
    Posted at 05:39h, 23 July Reply

    From one ASD parent to another, you’re doing a fantastic job and I hope Porter has his new friend soon ❤️

  • Neil Jameson
    Posted at 10:34h, 23 July Reply

    Like to think of Porter and his pup, a pair of inseparable mates taking on life together.

  • Jasmine Meyer
    Posted at 11:30h, 23 July Reply

    Love you Porty Pie, Cant wait for you to have your puppy!

  • Kerrie Hainey
    Posted at 15:45h, 23 July Reply

    Love to you all, Kerrie & Paul xoxo

  • Katrina Zablocki
    Posted at 16:46h, 24 July Reply

    From a fellow T-Bagger (TOFOP). Good luck!

  • Katie McGregor
    Posted at 23:00h, 24 July Reply

    Love Katie & Luke

  • Vicki Yule
    Posted at 08:48h, 25 July Reply

    This is heartbreaking for little Porter to go through. I totally believe in therapy dogs. Good luck Porter. Bless you Bianca

  • Amanda Wilson
    Posted at 19:58h, 25 July Reply

    With all our love and support, Aunty Amand, Uncle Shan, Phoeb, Gus and Max

  • James Baker
    Posted at 03:13h, 26 July Reply

    Much love to your family! x

  • Tony & Sarah Amato
    Posted at 06:28h, 26 July Reply

    Every little man needs a furry friend. 🐶❤️

  • Alicia Taylor
    Posted at 13:51h, 26 July Reply

    Love to your family xx

  • Amanda Jorgensen
    Posted at 15:50h, 26 July Reply

  • Kristy Thomas
    Posted at 17:39h, 26 July Reply

    Porter goes to daycare with my Ivy, Ivy loves “Wisher & Worter”.

  • Corinne Smith
    Posted at 19:37h, 26 July Reply

    What an amazing opportunity for Porter! Good luck with the fundraising 💕

  • Tahlia Kaiser
    Posted at 18:21h, 27 July Reply

    For my Porty, can’t wait for this for you love you very dearly
    Miss Tahlia 💖

  • Katharina Lührs
    Posted at 23:38h, 27 July Reply

    All the best to Porter! I hope you can get a assistant dog which helps Porter growing as a normal kid! Love, your au pair Kathi

  • Kathy Hayes
    Posted at 21:07h, 28 July Reply

    I hope this helps to help your son get a beautiful furry friend.

  • Jane Hedger
    Posted at 23:00h, 28 July Reply

    Every little boy should feel safe and loved – and have a puppy! ❤️

  • laura foster
    Posted at 06:48h, 31 July Reply

    I hope Porter gets to meet his new friend soon!

  • Tarra Francis
    Posted at 07:57h, 31 July Reply

    Bless this beautiful little boy 💙
    I heard your story in the radio this morning xx

  • Elise Walker
    Posted at 15:13h, 31 July Reply

    My husband heard about Porter’s story on the radio. Wish we could help even more. We hope he gets his puppy! Good luck buddy. And good work mum!!

  • Catherine Hillier
    Posted at 15:25h, 31 July Reply

    I heard your amazing story on Newcastle’s MMM this morning.

  • Letisha Lim
    Posted at 15:33h, 31 July Reply

    Because I can, and because I care. x

  • Sarah Wallwork
    Posted at 17:33h, 08 August Reply

    Looking forward to the amazing comfort and peace this beautiful dog will bring a gorgeous little boy. Lots of love to you all.

  • Jo Woolner
    Posted at 18:56h, 08 August Reply

    Every boy needs a puppy ❤️

  • Heather Little
    Posted at 19:00h, 08 August Reply

    I hope this small amount assists your family to lead the best life that you can lead.

  • Cathy Parsons
    Posted at 19:02h, 08 August Reply

    All the best Bianca, hope Porter can get his smart pup soon

  • Emma Withers
    Posted at 19:03h, 08 August Reply

    Hope this helps you get your support dog 🐶 – Ella & Matilda

  • Bree Stedman
    Posted at 19:12h, 08 August Reply

    Lots of love to Porter

  • Dexter Burkill
    Posted at 19:16h, 08 August Reply

    There is nothing like a boy and his dog

  • Brenda Collie
    Posted at 19:24h, 08 August Reply

    I too have an a child with autism pray you are blessed with the right dog x

  • Julie Besgrove
    Posted at 08:17h, 09 August Reply

    Your all doing a great job. I hope the assistance dog helps

  • Jess Hamilton
    Posted at 10:07h, 09 August Reply

    Lots of love to you all ❤️

  • Jodie Hainey
    Posted at 15:14h, 09 August Reply

    A little help for Porter from us xo

  • Mitchell Ference
    Posted at 15:29h, 09 August Reply

    Such a beautiful little boy, we would love to see the happiness a pooch could bring to him.

  • Corey Smith
    Posted at 19:27h, 09 August Reply

    Best of luck with this campaign guys. Can’t wait to see little man with his new best friend..

  • Corey Smith
    Posted at 19:33h, 09 August Reply

    Hope to see little man with his new best friend soon. From Stacey, Corey, Ruby, Stevie and Chase xo

  • Keith Taylor
    Posted at 12:09h, 12 August Reply

    For my greatnephew.❤

  • Lorraine Davies
    Posted at 17:23h, 14 August Reply

    What a gorgeous boy you are Porter

  • Luke Jameson
    Posted at 23:01h, 20 August Reply

    Can’t wait to see you with your furry best friend Porty. xo

  • Lennox Fletcher
    Posted at 10:19h, 01 September Reply

    Goodluck 🙂

  • Kylie O’Shea
    Posted at 18:16h, 12 September Reply

    Hope you smash your goal and Porter gets his new best friend xx

  • Kylie O’Shea
    Posted at 08:30h, 13 September Reply

    Hope Porter gets his new best friend soon xx

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