The 23-year-old hosted the second annual Light It Up Blue for Autism Awareness event at Wolfville’s Clock Park April 1 from 11 a.m to 2 p.m. The event functioned as an awareness campaign and fundraiser for two local non-profit organizations - Acadia S.M.I.L.E. Program and the Annapolis Valley Chapter of Autism NS.
“I like to give back to those two charities because they mean a lot to me… I was diagnosed when I was three,” said Czapalay, who is from Wolfville.
“Since I’m older now I like to give back.”
The event at Clock Park gave vendors the opportunity to network with members of the public who stopped by to support the barbecue and raffle
Businesses, homeowners and community organizations alike agreed to shine blue lights on their properties April 1 and 2 to show their support for the cause.
“I think it’s wonderful,” said Czapalay. “Look for those blue lights.”