April is Autism Awarness Month, and here is a way to shop local while giving to nonprofits.

Autside, a company founded by Preston Hollow resident Glen Collins, makes high-quality lawn games that also benefit autism nonprofits.

With its tagline “feel good field goods,” Autside offers pickleball sets and bags and boards (aka cornhole), with giant jenga sets coming soon.

The company donates a portion of its proceeds to ACEing Autism, To Be Like Me and Imagine A Way.

Collins founded the company as a way to honor his son, Cam, who is on the spectrum.

The products are also of high quality. The pickleball sets are up to professional standards. And the bags and boards are made with “marine-grade plywood, innovative storage/carry solution, a back-shelf design with scoring system, locking/scoring pin with built-in bottle opener and stainless-steel bumpers.”

They’re compliant with American Cornhole Organization competition specifications.

Just a reminder that Mother’s Day is May 8, and Father’s Day is June 19.


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