followed ‘Autism Sara’ on Twitter & ‘sarasautismsite.com’, almost from
the beginning. I’m not certain what his autism interest is,
but he has several well known generous philanthropic connections.
But, Sonny’s dad was born in Philly and a huge Eagles fan.
Their organization has a focus for autism families.
Retrieved online from:
Today, millions of people around the world are connected to
autism. The Center for Disease Control estimates that 1 in
44 people under 21 living in the United States are on the
autism spectrum, making it the fastest-growing
developmental disorder. For Eagles owner and CEO Jeffrey
Lurie, it is personal. With autism in his own family, Lurie
knows his is just one of many families dealing with this
condition and has seen firsthand the difference the right
resources can make.
The Eagles Autism Challenge is dedicated to raising funds
for innovative research and care programs. By providing the
necessary resources to doctors and scientists at leading
institutions, we will be able to assist those currently affected
by autism as well as future generations. Our event aims to
inspire and engage the community, so together; we can
provide much-needed support to make a lasting impact in
the field of autism.
BEST OF LUCK TO BOTH TEAMS!!!