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South Plainfield teen secures pair of sponsorships for upcoming Tourette Syndrome Walk

South Plainfield High School freshman Tommy Licato, 14, continues to raise money and awareness for the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders. He has secured two corporate sponsorships for the 4th annual NJ Walks For TS at Mendham on November 23. Credits: NJCTS

SOUTH PLAINFIELD – The New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS) is pleased to announce donations from Investor's Savings Bank of South Plainfield, in the amount of $250, and Twin City Pharmacy & Surgical of South Plainfield, in the amount of $100, both of which will help fund the purchase of T-shirts for runners, walkers, volunteers and other participants at the 4th annual NJ Walks For TS at Mendham on November 23.

The donations were secured by South Plainfield teenager Tommy Licato, who is an active Peer Advocate and fundraiser for NJCTS and participated in the first and second NJ Walks For TS at Mendham events. NJ Walks For TS at Mendham is a day dedicated toward awareness, acceptance, action and advocacy on behalf of the 1 in 100 children and families affected by TS and other neurological disorders.

“The support of New Jersey’s kids like Tommy Licato by Investor's Savings Bank and Twin City Pharmacy is greatly appreciated and will go a long way toward achieving the goals of NJ Walks For TS at Mendham,” NJCTS Executive Director Faith W. Rice said. “We are excited to partner with Investor's Savings Bank and Twin City Pharmacy, which are dedicated toward walking the walk and standing up to help kids with neurological disorders. We also wish Tommy and the rest of his team the best with their efforts.”

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To sign up an individual or team for NJ Walks For TS at Mendham, please visit the official event registration page. To join Tommy’s team as it raises money for the event, please visit Tommy Licato’s Fundraising Page. To start your own fundraising campaign or join Investor's Savings Bank and Twin City Pharmacy & Surgical as sponsors, please visit the official event donation page or call 908-575-7350.

All proceeds from NJ Walks For TS at Mendham will go toward educating students and teachers on behalf of New Jersey kids with Tourette Syndrome through the NJCTS School In-Service Program.

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