5K Race & Fun Walk Will Benefit Parents Of Autistic Children

MONROE — Friends and Neighbors in Action (FNA) will hold its 7th Annual 5K Race and Fun Walk on Saturday, Oct. 5, at Thompson Park in Monroe Township. Proceeds will benefit Parents Of Autistic Children (POAC).

Parents Of Autistic Children (POAC) is a non-profit organization founded in 1999. POAC’s mission is to improve the lives of children and adults with autism by providing scientifically-based training to parents, teachers, and other direct service providers. POAC supports ongoing quality research on the causes of autism, its symptoms, prevention, and a potential cure. In addition, POAC provides free recreational events for children and adults with autism and their families throughout the year. POAC does not charge a fee for any of its services and receives no government funding.

FNA is proud to partner with POAC for the benefit of children and adults with autism and their families. Please save the date and plan on joining us on October to run or walk, sponsor or volunteer. Register online at www.supportfna.com.

FNA is a non-profit organization that assists those who suffer from serious chronic and debilitating diseases. FNA funds research, education, and community support programs to help find cures and improve patient care and quality of life. So far, FNA has raised more than $200,000 to lend a hand to those in need. Through joint events with established charity organizations, FNA provides support to a variety of causes that affect the Central New Jersey community, at both the organizational and individual family levels. Activities that FNA supports range from long-term goals, such as funding for research, to assistance with individual emergencies. FNA can quickly mobilize the community to help a needy family.

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