CLARK, NJ -- Community Access Unlimited (CAU) will hold its Annual Ira Geller Memorial Walk-a-Thon Saturday, Sept. 16, at Oak Ridge Park in Clark to raise funds for programs and services that support people with disabilities and at-risk youth.
CAU is a statewide, Elizabeth-based nonprofit providing support programs and services to adults with disabilities as well as youth served under the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to enable them to live independently in the community, providing supports in areas including housing, vocational skills and life-skills training, education, advocacy and recreation.
Registration begins at 11:00 a.m., with the walk starting at 12:00 p.m. Lunch will follow at 12:30 p.m. The day also will include games, prizes, activities and music. Pre-registration is not required.
CAU welcomes individuals and teams from local businesses and community organizations that want to support the agency and its members. To participate as a team or individual, or to donate, visit: https://www.crowdrise.com/2017-ira-geller-memorial-walk-a-thon/fundraiser/communityaccessunlimited
About Community Access Unlimited
Community Access Unlimited (CAU) supports people with special needs in achieving real lives in the community. The angency provides support and gives voice to adults and youth who traditionally have little support and no voice in society. CAU helps people with housing, life skills, employment, money management, socialization and civic activities. CAU also supports opportunities for advocacy through training in assertiveness, decision-making and civil rights. It currently serves more than 6,000 individuals and families, with the number served growing each year. For more information, call 908-354-3040 or visit www.caunj.org. CAU is located at 80 West Grand Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07202.