The Foundation's Slogan is:
"Having FUN.....Helping Others".  
Who's helping WHO here?  
It looks like Don and his buddy Kyle, are getting some Dance
lessons from a local woman,  outside of Ghana, Africa.
Here's Don at the
Gate River Run
in Jacksonville, FL.
March 2007
9.3 Miles !
Don's zest for life that he
Here's Don at the Finish
Line in Traverse City, MI on
May 28th, 2008.
Always excited....Don's
inspiration will now be the
driving force for the
Don Ausman
raises Funds for
Renee' & Jim Wauldron
(Jim was honored to wear
Don's Disco Suit for this
Foundation event)
MSU Alternative Spring Break Students Honor Don
Don was to be one of the Site Leaders at the  MSU Alternative Spring Break, which
took place from March 7th thru March 14th.  His fellow students dedicated this trip in his
honor and named it
"The Don Ausman trip to New Orleans."
The Alternative Spring Break Students chose New Orleans for Spring Break 2009.  
They traveled to New Orleans and worked with the Belle Reve Family Home, helping
adults and families living with AIDS and HIV-related infections.
Don Ausman Foundation has donated $1,850.00 to help subsidize this trip.
Special Thanks to those who have purchased "Don's FRIENDS" T-shirts
and made contributions to this Great Cause......making this possible.
The Foundation has also donated,  "Don's FRIENDS" T-shirts to all of the Students.
Don's Family is so proud of Don and HONORED to be part of this Great Cause.
ABOVE: Painting of Belle Reve
BELOW: Photo of Belle Reve
The MSU Alternative
Spring Break Students
dedicated the March 2009
New Orleans trip to Don.
Don was planning to
attend this trip and
was selected to be a
group leader.
The students planted a
garden at Belle Reve
and made this plaque
in Don's honor.

Click on the photo of the
plaque (left) to expand
the photo and read the
Show above are the MSU Altenative Spring Break Students
in New Orleans - March 2009.  The Students planted a
Magnolia Tree and prepared a plaque in Don's Honor.
NOW Available.
Spring Break
MSU Honors Don
at the 3rd Annual Globie
Awards in April.
Don (holding Q) helping
International Students at MSU
The MSU Office of International Students and Scholars honored Don with a Certificate of Recognition at the 3rd Annual Globie
Awards on Thursday, April 9th in the Spartan Club. The Globie Awards ceremony recognizes outstanding service to International
students and scholars at MSU.  They honored the memory of Don and for all he did to help International students.
MSU Honors Don for his work with International Students
"We are so very proud, says Renee' Wauldron (Don's Mom) as this is all Don wanted to do in life is to help others.  I wished he could
have been here to see all he had accomplished.  We would like to thank  MSU for their continued support and caring gestures.  
Don loved going to MSU and his legacy will live on through those who share the same interests and dreams.  We are very proud of
The Don Ausman Foundation and all the interest and comments we continue to receive.   We hope to continue on Don's quest to
better the world through students choosing to go on Alternative Spring Break to volunteer and to make this world a better place
Having fun...Helping others".
CLICK on Photos
to Enlarge
Here's Don at MSU
International Student
Orientation - Fall 2008, as
he welcomes Students
from around the World.
Above RIGHT: Photo of Plaque awarded to Don for his
work with International Students.  
CLICK on above Plaque to Enlarge and read
Here's Don taking a break at a
beautiful waterfall in Aftica.
Here's an Award that Don
received for his
efforts in Africa.
( Click on Award above
to enlarge)
JET Program
Click on above Letter to
Enlarge and Read.
Don Received a
Nice Recommendation
for the JET Program
in Oct. 2008
Japan Exchange & Teaching
Don's Award for his work
with International Students.
Click on above photo and see
info on this page above.
"Don's FRIENDS" Gather in Support of Don's FOUNDATION
Over 60 of "Don's FRIENDS" pose here in St. Augustine Florida, just after a local Run called the
"Mickler Mile".  The run was sponsored by the Ancient City Road Runners.  Don was personal
friends with many in this group and trained with them during his time visiting his St. Augustine
home.  Special "THANKS" to this wonderful group of supportive Friends.  They look GREAT in
their "Don's FRIENDS" T-Shirts!
This Nice Group is Spreading the "GOOD NEWS" about Don's Foundation and his GREAT CAUSE.
Phil leads a group of Joggers
at "Don's Friends" Run
Don's Friends and Family enjoy
breakfast at "Don's Friends" Run
The Above Photo shows Don's
Running Bib from his 9 mile
Race in Jacksonville, FL -2007
Here's Don Sprinting in for a
nice finish at the Gate River
Run in Jacksonville, FL
This Photo was featured in the
St.Augustine Record on June 15th, 2009
Here's Don "FLYING" in to
a nice finish at a 10K Race
in Traverse City, MI in  2008
Letters from MSU
MSU recently sent
2 letters Thanking the
Foundation for Funding
the Alternative Spring
Break Program.
(see info below Right)
MSU Letter 1                MSU Letter 2
Click on above lettters to enlarge and read
recognizes the
Don Ausman Foundation
Don proudly attended Michigan State University,
where he was actively involved with the
Alternative Spring Break (ASB) Program.
Don Ausman Foundation was formed to Promote and Fund
Don's favorite Cause.........and a GOOD ONE it is!
Click on the letters to the left.  Take a look at the Nice things
that MSU has to say about Don, and his New Foundation.
Here,s Moe, one of Don's
running buddies from
St. Augustine, FL.
Moe recently visited
Glasstonbury, England.  
He proudly wore Don's Shirt
as he posed for this photo
at King Arthurs Tomb.
Don's Shirt in ENGLAND!
The Good word about Don's
Foundation is Spreading
around the WORLD!
Here's Jay, another of
Don's running Friends
from Florida.
Here's Caroline and Emily, two
of Don's Friends from the MSU
Alternative Break Program.  They
both attended the Spring 2009
ASB Trip to New Orleans.  This
Spring Break was dedicated to
Don and Don was to be the
Group leader.
May 30th, 2009
Over 150 Gather in Don's
Life and the Formation of
a Foundation in his name
His Family has big plans
to continue
Don's Life Goals...
....to promote the
Alternative Spring Break.  
Don thought it was Great
for Students to spend
their Spring Vacations,
helping others in
need...we agree!..
Above is another photo
of Don as he sprints to
a nice finish in May 2008
In the Center is Renee' (Don's Mom) with Jim and Jim Jr. (Don's Big Brother)
Here's Don's Mom,
Renee' at home in
St. Augustine, FL.  
She's modeling one
of Don's Foundation
Shirts.  Above her
head is Don's
"Famous" Disco Ball.
Here's Renee' (Don's Mom)
shown with Debbie Spiller
in Debbies Art Studio.  
You can view additional works of
Art by Debbie on
her web site at:
Amber Arashiro
with Renee.  
Amber is Don's
Friend and also
International student
advisor and student
coordinator at MSU.  
She and Don were
also involved with
other volunteer
groups together.
Here's Jim Wauldron
(Don's Step-Dad)
running a race on
Amelia Island, FL
in Jan. 2010.
Renee' and Jim Spread
"Good News"
about Don's Foundation
at many running Events,
by wearing
PROUD to brag
about Don's Foundation
who will listen.
Portrait of Don
By St. Augustine, FL Artist, Deborah Spiller
Renee' & Jim Wauldron Present a check for $3,000.00 to the UNIVERSITY of St. AUGUSTINE for their Alternative
Break Program for 2010.  These Great young Students will be traveling abroad to help others in need.
AND,...Funds raised from
Don's FRIENDS 5K Run on April 10h, 2010, will help them get there.
Accepting the check is Erica Kiernan - Coordinator for the Alternative Break Program at USA.
Photos to the right shows
Jim Masters finishing the
Don's FRIENDS 5K and
receiving his Award Medal.
Jim Proudly shows his Boston Marathon
Medal and his Don's FRIENDS 5K Medal
Click on
Here's Dave Hoock,
one of Don's Friends,
running a FAST 19:12 at
on 11/6/10.
Dave is wearing a
Don's FRIENDS Knit Cap.  
These CAPS are available
on the
15 Bucks.  AND, the
proceeds go to
Don's Foundation to
help others in need  
Here' Don in 2008.  He's wearing his
Bridge of Lions 5K T-shirt.  This was
a race that he ran in
St. Augustine, FL in 2006.
Here' Renee', Don and Jim at the Gate
River Run in Jacksonville, FL  March
2007.  Renee' and Jim are Race
Directors for the Don's FRIENDS 5K Run
Debbie & Peter Spiller
are Friends of Don
and his Family.  
Debbie Spiller
surprised Renee' and
Jim with this
Wonderful Portrait
of Don.

displayed in their It will
be proudly home

Below is a photo of
Debbie in her Art
Studio as she
presents her Portrait
of Don, to Renee'
Here's Don Skim Boardin' on St. Augustine
Beach in 2008.
ABOVE: Here's a Great article that
appeared in the St. Augustine
Record on July 24th, 2011.  
Click on the article above to enlarge
and read.
Don's Foundation Donated
to local Alternative Spring Break
Jim & Renee' Wauldron present a check to Erica
Kiernan and the University of St. Augustine
Alternative Break Students, for $3,500.00
from the successful Don's FRIENDS 5K Run
on April 9th, 2011.
Jim & Renee' present a check for $3,500
to Kristin Nelson, Alternative Break
in St. Augustine,FL - June 2011
Don's T-Shirts are spotted
around the world!
Here's Ryan and Mike Cullum having fun
in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Mike's wearing his Don's Friends 5K T-shirt.    
Ryan don't need a shirt.
Here's one of Don's Friends, Amy Michie, mountain biking down
the "OFFICIAL" World's Most Dangerous Road in La Paz, Bolivia in
August, 2010.  Amy is "Looking Good" in her
Don's FRIENDS 5K Run T-shirt.
Below is News and Information about Don, Don's FRIENDS 5K, Michigan Run and Don's Foundation.
If you see an article of interest or would like to send us your photo wearing one of Don's T-shirts,
please send it to us.  Thank You!
Click on above to read a nice letter
from the President
Jim, Karen, and Jim jr represented "Don's TEAM"
at the Daytona Speadway 5K
Above is Dave Hoock at the
Donna Half Marathon
2-12-12.  It was a cold day
and Dave kept his head
warm with a  Don's
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Don's Foundation DONATIONS
Alternative Break Programs
ABOVE:Jim & Renee' present a check for $3,500
to Carly James and Dan Stewart for the, Alternative
Break Program at FLAGLER COLLEGE
in St. Augustine,FL - June 2012
Some of Don's Friends meet in Boone, NC.
All "well dressed" in Don's Friends Shirts.
Left to Right:
Here's Don's Friends Fan, Jeff Vasseur,
"Well Dressed" on a recent visit to Waikiki Beach in
Hawaii. Thanks for your support, Jeff!
Here's Don's Friends Fan,
Dave Hoock, with a GREAT Cap.  
Dave credits his running success
to his sporty headwear.
BELOW are Flagler College Students in Colorado on their
Alternative Break, helping some needy Children in a Youth   
Home. Funds from Don's Foundation, raised at this
                  event help to fund and promote nice
                                        trips like this.
Below are photos taken by one
of Don's Friends, Brian, on his
recent trips to Germany
and Malaysia
Don Ausman
Alternative Spring Break
Endowment 2013-2014
Philanthrophy Leader Award
MSU Alternative Break Students Visit St.Augustine
MSU Alternative Spring Break Students chose St. Augustine in March of 2016.  They were hosted by
Don's Family, St. Augustine Beach Police and the Council on Aging of St. Augustine.  The Students
built ramps for crippled Seniors and helped with lawn maintenance.  A GREAT Trip!!
Students work for a week in
St. Augustine to help seniors.
"Having FUN, Helping Others"
is the theme of Don's Foundation