CLARKSBURG (CBS13) – A local non-profit is making a big push to help adults with autism find jobs.
Vanessa Bieker and her son John are hosting a fundraiser Friday night at Bogle Winery in Clarksburg for the Fly Brave Foundation.READ MORE: 'I Saw The Suffering In People's Faces: Sacramento Man Finds Strollers For War-Torn Refugees
It was started by the mother of a Sacramento young man who has non-verbal autism.READ MORE: City To Vote On Project That Would Add Speed Bumps To More Sacramento Neighborhoods
The group is looking for building space close to light rail and bus lines so young people with developmental disabilities can gather and be matched with jobs.
“These adults are honest, they’ll be five minutes early to work, they’ll be your hardest workers,” Vanessa said. “They’re amazing. Open your heart and your business and let them in.”MORE NEWS: Massive Outdoor Recreation Area Nears Opening In Elk Grove
The event starts at 5 p.m. All the money raised will go toward paying for rent for a jobs center to help Sacramento adults who have developmental disabilities