November 2, 2017

The New England Center for Children®(NECC®), a global leader in education and research for children with autism, announced today it will honor Dunkin’ Donuts with its Community Autism Champion Award for 2017 at their annual Children of Promise Gala on November 17 at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston. Dunkin’ Donuts will receive the honor for their commitment to fund raising for autism education.

“Dunkin’ Donuts is proud to help children with autism in our communities and beyond receive better educational services on their road to independence, and we are honored to receive this award,” said Neal Faulkner, Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee and NECC Board member.

Dunkin’ Donuts is a long-time fund-raising partner in the Carlos Placido-Dunkin’ Donuts Golf Classic, an annual charitable golf tournament to benefit children with autism at The New England Center for Children. The Golf Classic has raised more than $2 million dollars in the past 20 years. Read the full press release here.