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December 03, 2013

NEW YORK, NY (December 3, 2013) – Autism Speaks and New York Collaborates for Autism (NYCA) joined together last night for “The Winter Ball for Autism” -- a star-studded event set against the breathtaking backdrop of The Metropolitan Museum of Art that raised more than $3 million towards both organizations efforts to develop innovative research, and programs and services for individuals affected by autism. 

June 25, 2013

Last night, the world of fashion came together for a cocktail party to support Autism Speaks thanks to the generosity of model and autism advocate Jacquelyn Jablonski. The event raised more than $32,400 in funds to support the autism community. 

Jacquelyn and her brother Tommy, who is on the autism spectrum, joined Autism Speaks on the podium during the 2013 NYSE Opening Bell Ringing Ceremony on April 2, World Autism Awareness Day. Her impressive modeling credentials include work with Autism Speaks Board Member Tommy Hilfiger, among many other top designers. 

April 23, 2013

In its most recent article for Autism Awareness Month, Parade Magazine interviews Autism Speaks Board Members Tommy Hilfiger and his wife, Dee, on blending two families, each affected by autism. With seven kids in total, they have navigated everything from bickering siblings to forging new holiday traditions. The article also discusses the challenges that Alex, now 18, and Kathleen, now 17, will face as they transition to adulthood.

Autism Speaks today announced that iconic American fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger and his wife, Dee Hilfiger, have been appointed to i

August 16, 2012

NEW YORK, NY (August 16, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that iconic American fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger and his wife, Dee Hilfiger, have been appointed to its board of directors. Bob Wright, chairman of the board and co-founder of Autism Speaks, announced their appointment during a recent board meeting.

August 10, 2012

Autism Speaks Board Members Tommy and Dee Hilfiger were featured on the popular shopping blog of Rue La La. In the interview the Hilfigers discuss how they became involved in Autism Speaks along with some of their favorite things about the organization. 

To read the full interview, please visit here.

On Monday December 5, 2011 Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright and New York Center for Autism (NYCA) Co-founders Laura and Harry Slatkin honored iconic fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger for his commitment to increasing awareness and support of the autism community at A Funny Affair for Autism – a star-studded evening of fashion and comedy that helped raise over 1.3 million dollars for individuals with autism and their families.