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Calls to Action

Hurricane Sandy

July 17, 2013

The New Jersey Shore Walk held its 2013 Kick-off at McLoone's in Long Branch last week,  an outstanding event made possible by outstanding walk volunteer leadership and the outstanding New Jersey Shore community. The families of the Jersey Shore, still reeling from the impact of Hurrican Sandy, are more inspired than ever to bring hope and support to their autism community, which was particularly impacted by the storm.

December 21, 2012

In an effort to bring holiday cheer to families and their children with autism who were affected by Hurricane Sandy, Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams, his wife Amy, his foundation Point of Hope and Autism Speaks will host a special holiday event at Distilled in New York City on December 22, 2012. The Point of Hope Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life of children and their families.

December 07, 2012

On Tuesday, December 4 , at SL nightclub in New York’s chic Meatpacking District, guests of Generation NXT and Autism Speaks came together to raise funds that will assist families affected with autism who have faced hardship due to Hurricane Sandy. At Autism Speaks to Sandy, partygoers enjoyed a fun filled night of dancing and cocktails, with sushi provided by Lure and meatballs provided by The Meatball Shoppe. While some guests enjoyed a dinner at Abe & Arthur’s restaurant located above SL, others mingled over cocktails and table service downstairs at the nightclub .