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MedicAlert Foundation and Carlos Vieira Foundation to Provide Free Medical IDs and Wandering Support Services to Local Autism Families

Local Charities Will Provide Free IDs and Services to Participants at
Modesto’s Autism Speaks Walk on October 15th

(Salida, Calif.,) September 22, 2016 - MedicAlert Foundation and the Carlos Vieira Foundation are furthering their partnership that supports local children with Autism by providing free medical IDs and 24/7 wandering support services through the new MedicAlert Found® for Autism program. The program was established to provide an additional layer of protection for the autism community during wandering emergencies as 50% of all individuals with autism will wander or elope. Additionally, more than one-third of those who wander are unable to communicate their name, address or phone number. The MedicAlert Found for Autis...

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Join us for our 8th Annual Rock N' Ride

We will start the day at 51FIFTY with the Poker Run. Poker Run registration is onsite only starting at 10:30am for a $30 donation. The ride will leave at noon and arrive back at 51FIFTY at 5pm. The ride will include free T-Shirt, Pin, Food, and one entry to the concert.

The concert will feature 51FIFTY Sponsored bands, including Stigmurder, Days Under Authority, Stubborn, and The Moonshine Bandits! Concert tickets are available now for $10. Get your tickets early, the price will go up to $15 at the door! Get your tickets today at http://rocknrideforautism.eventbrite.com

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51FIFTY Energy Drink is sponsoring this fun filled day with activities such as games, crafts, a magic show, and BMX/Skate Jam. This event is FREE for families who have a child with a Autism diagnosis. Bring your family and spend a day of fun and help us celebrate Autism Awareness Month.

Please RSVP by emailing info@carlosvieirafoundation.org or calling 209-394-1444

We Hope to See You There!

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Join us for the 4th Annual Gloves Not Drugs Boxing Show
Saturday, March 12, 2016
Livingston High School Gym
1617 Main Street, Livingston, CA
Doors Open @ 1pm Show Starts @ 2pm
Tickets On Sale Now: Adults $15 at the door ($10 Pre-Sale)
Kids $10 at the door ($5 Pre-Sale)

VP Tables Available


Carlos Vieira Racing (CVR) and Byron Campbell Motorsports have teamed up to support the “Race for Autism” campaign and to race the complete schedule of the Southwest Tour Series this year. Driver Carlos Vieira will compete fulltime in the 2016 SPEARS Southwest Tour Series, with teammate Derek Thorn competing at select 2016 events.

“I feel privileged to be teamed up with a race team like Campbell Motorsports. With their long list of wins and championships, I know I will do well and bring home some strong finishes”, stated Vieira.

Vieira will not only be racing for strong finishes, but for the 2016 championship. He has been “Racing for Autism” since 2007 and has committed to doing the same in 2016 by don...

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If you want to help your local community by supporting the #RaceforAutism and the #GlovesNotDrugs program, please purchase your fireworks at one of our two booths. The Foundation will put all the proceeds of each booth to the appropriate cause. FREE 51FIFTY Energy Drink Cans with the purchase of $10 or more of fireworks!

Atwater Booth – Almond Tree Restaurant 1490 Sycamore Ave. #RaceforAutism
Livingston Booth – A.V. Thomas Produce 1334 Main Street #GlovesNotDrugs

Booth Hours:
Monday 6/29 – 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday 6/30 – 7/4 Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

On Monday, June 8th, our Professional Relations Director Kelly Kappmeier will be interviewed on behalf of the Carlos Vieira Foundation on Central Valley Buzz discussing the expansion of the Direct Help Grant Program to Fresno and Sacramento county. Be sure to tune in!



We are proud to have Lizandra Lopez assist our ‪Gloves Not Drugs‬ Program in the 51 FIFTY Livingston Gym. She is an inspiration to young girls in the program and an incredible support to the community.

“We live, we love, we box,” said Lizandra proudly to Merced Sun Star who shared this story.


The Carlos Vieira Foundation will be exhibiting and sharing information about our Direct Help Autism Grant Program at the Stockton Public Safety Day. We will also have our Race for Autism money car so bring your loose change to donate to the cause. Event is FREE to the public and will include fun for the whole family. Come join us and a pick up a can of our 51FIFTY Race for Autism energy drinks.

Location: Weber Point Events Center
Address: 221 N Center St, Stockton, CA 95202
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.