Drive for Autism Foundation Raises $41,000 at Golf Event
Sunday, September 22, 2013 • 6:54am
The Drive for Autism Foundation is pleased to announce that its annual golf event, Drive for Autism XII was successful in raising $41,000. Early morning showers did not diminish the enthusiasm of one hundred and ninety seven golfers’ who enjoyed a great day of golf at Royce Brook Golf Club in Hillsborough on Sept. 16.
The Drive for Autism Golf Outing which has been held since 2002 has raised and distributed $500,000 to local school programs. Previous beneficiaries of grants have been Morris Union Jointure Commission (New Providence), Union County Educational Services Foundation/Crossroads School (Westfield), Educational Partnership for Instructing Children, Paramus, NJ, Eden II/Genesis Programs (Staten Island, NY), The Children’s Institute (Verona),and Seton Foundation/Mother Francheska Elementary School (Staten Island) and the New Providence School District.
Grant recipients use money to fund Health and Fitness Programs, Social Skills Programs, educational curriculum and teacher training, a van for community trips and transportation to job training centers, laptop computers, computer touch screens, iPads, video projectors and educational toys and games
The Drive for Autism Foundation would like to thank all participants, donors, sponsors and volunteers for making our twelfth event a successful one.
About Drive for Autism Foundation:
Based in New Providence, New Jersey, The Drive for Autism Foundation, is a 501(3)(c) tax exempt public charity that was created in the Spring of 2002 for the sole purpose of raising and distributing funds for educational facilities specializing in students with autism. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or www.driveforautism.org
Drive for Autism Golf Outing 2014
The Drive for Autism XIII is scheduled for Monday Sept 15, 2014 at Royce Brook Golf Club in Hillsborough, New Jersey. The event consists of a morning round of golf followed by a barbeque. Special events include golf contests, raffles and a silent auction of sports memorabilia, game tickets and golf trips. For additional information please visit their website at www.DriveForAutism.org or call 908-665-8068.