Good Dog! Autism Companions was started by a mother who knew the unconditional love animals could provide and knew that relationship would be beneficial for her autistic son. The training of the animals can be costly and sometimes the fee that families have to pay can be out of their financial reach. One local family that was helped by Good Dog! Autism Companions wants to give back and help the organization continue to serve families in the autism community. Christen Sirianni, a mother of an autistic child who has a Good Dog! service animal, shares details about a fundraiser being held by Lucca Restaurant & Bar to raise money for the organization. Chef Ian Macbride provides a delicious preview of what will be offered at the charity dinner. For more information about the fundraiser go to brownpapertickets.com and search Lucca. To learn more about Good Dog! Autism Companions visit gooddogautismcompanions.org