Current Projects

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  • Race 2B Drug Free

    Our most successful outreach has been to send an informed motivational speaker to schools in Central California.
  • Race For Autism

    Team 51FIFTY decided to dedicate their whole 2009 racing season to raising money for Autism Awareness.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Parents and guardians of children living with autism in Sacramento and Fresno Counties can now apply for grant funding through the Carlos Vieira Foundation. The grant program offers assistance by providing educational tools, medical necessities, electronics, and a wide array of products and services that help a child diagnosed with autism to flourish. Families living in Merced, Stanislaus, Madera, Mariposa, Tuolumne, San Joaquin, Fresno, and Sacramento Counties that wish to apply for this Direct Help Grant can visit their website at to fill out an application. Each child can be granted up to $500 annually towards items or expenses that will improve the quality of life and help a child with an autism spectrum disorder. When asked why the Foundation expanded to Sacramento and Fresno, Carlos Vieira, founder and President answered, “It was the next step. We already cover all counties from San Joaquin to Madera. ...