NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The annual golf event, Drive for Autism XVI, raised $35,000 and was a great success, according to a release from The Drive for Autism Foundation. On Sept. 18, one hundred forty-four golfers had a great day of golf, laughs & companionship.   

The Drive for Autism Golf Outing which has been held since 2002 has raised and distributed more than $700,000 to local school programs.  Previous beneficiaries of grants have been Morris Union Jointure Commission (New Providence, NJ), Union County Educational Services Foundation/Crossroads School (Westfield, NJ), Educational Partnership for Instructing Children, Paramus, NJ, Eden II/Genesis Programs (Staten Island, NY), Spectrum360 formerly The Children’s Institute (Verona, NJ),and Seton Foundation for Learning, Mother Francesca Elementary School (Staten Island, N.Y), Young Life, Greater Summit area 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

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The Drive for Autism Foundation would like to thank all participants, donors, sponsors and volunteers for making our sixteenth event a great success.  

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 individuals with autism. For more information contact driveforautism@comcast.net or www.driveforautism.org

Drive for Autism Golf Outing 2018

The Drive for Autism XVII is scheduled for Monday Sept 17, 2018 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, email driveforautism@comcast.net  or call 908-665-8068.