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VIDEO: Autism Advocacy is at the Fore in April

A look inside the nonprofit Community Services for Autistic Adults and Children.

To mark the outset of Autism Awareness Month, Patch stopped by the Montgomery Village headquarters of CSAAC, one of the oldest and largest autism service providers in the country. A pair of fundraisers this month will help benefit the 32-year-old nonprofit agency:

  • On April 7, an exhibit at the in Georgetown will feature photographs that CSAAC clients recently took of the cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. The photos will be up for sale, with proceeds benefiting CSAAC. The exhibit runs from 7 p.m to 11 p.m.
  • On April 28, a "Happy Hour for Autism" at will help commemorate Autism Awareness Month. The event runs from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and will include silent and live auctions, a dinner buffet and drink specials. Doug Hill,  meteorologist for ABC News 7/WJLA-TV, will be a guest auctioneer. Auction items will include an autographed Michael Jackson album and Sylvester Stallone boxing gloves. Sponsorship and volunteer opportunities are available. Admission is $30 ($45 for VIPs). Learn more here.
jnrentz1 April 01, 2011 at 09:43 PM
We would have more money to help those most in need if we would stop giving money that benefits a large group of law breakers that should not be in Maryland, or America to begin with.
Sharon April 02, 2011 at 03:44 PM
Wonderful organization that brings out the best in each and every individual. Keep up the dedicated work (enjoymnet).

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