Fall 2019 Insight News

2019-10-28T13:36:30-05:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Developments at The New England Center for Children NECC's bi-annual donor newsletter is now available online. In this issue, we share how giving helps the Center create opportunities for children with autism, why one of our donors chooses to give year over year, and how NECC's music program is shaping lives.  Make a gift today

Erland Construction, Inc. Named 2019 Community Autism Champion by The New England Center for Children

2019-10-28T13:22:38-05:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Award Recognizes Erland’s Dedication and Commitment to Supporting Autism Education Southborough, Mass. – October 28, 2019 - The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education and research for children with autism, announced today it will honor Erland Construction, Inc. and the Erland Charitable Foundation 501(c)(3), with its Community

NECC Parent Marna Meltzer-McMorris Runs Boston Marathon for Families with Autism, Her Son, and NECC

2019-08-06T18:01:39-05:00January 14th, 2019|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: |

By Marna Meltzer-McMorris Not all victories are loud and public. Crossing the finish line of the Boston Marathon is as visible and as raucous a victory as I can think of. The city shuts down. Traffic stops. All eyes are on the finish line and every one of those 27,000 runners is recognized for completing

2018 Children of Promise Gala a Record Success

2019-08-06T18:01:39-05:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , |

The New England Center for Children announced today that its 2018 Children of Promise Gala broke records for fundraising. Held on Nov. 30 at Boston’s InterContinental Hotel, nearly 450 business leaders, philanthropists, and NECC supporters enjoyed an evening of music, awards, auctions, and stories of inspiration. With the tremendous support of presenting sponsors, The Kim Family

The New England Center for Children Joins Giving Tuesday with Focus on Raising Funds Through Team NECC

2019-08-06T18:01:39-05:00November 9th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: |

On November 27th, The New England Center for Children will again participate in international #GivingTuesday.  #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Founded in 2012 by the 92nd Street Y – a community and cultural center in

St. Mark’s School Soccer Team to Raise Funds for The New England Center for Children

2019-08-06T18:01:40-05:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: |

On Friday, November 2nd, the St. Mark’s boys’ varsity soccer team will play Tabor Academy in their final home game, while also fundraising for The New England Center for Children (NECC). Both St. Mark's and NECC are located in Southborough, MA.  For five years, the soccer team has created T-shirts and sold them at their

NECC to Honor Allen & Major Associates as Community Autism Champion for 2018

2019-08-06T18:01:40-05:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , |

The New England Center for Children® (NECC®) announced today it will honor Allen & Major Associates, Inc. (A&M) with its Community Autism Champion Award for 2018 at the annual Children of Promise Gala on November 30 at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston. A&M is being recognized for their dedicated and sustained commitment to supporting autism

“The Mike” Golf Invitational Marks 10-Year Anniversary, Raises $87,000

2019-08-06T18:01:40-05:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , |

On Monday, August 27, more than 140 golfers and philanthropists gathered at Indian Pond Country Club in Kingston, MA, to support the 10th Annual “The Mike” Golf Invitational.  The event, founded by Michael and Lori McKenna, is named in honor of their son Mike who was diagnosed with autism at 18 months old.  Mike has

NECC Receives Major Donation from Local Dunkin’ Business Owners

2019-08-06T18:05:19-05:00August 21st, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , |

The New England Center for Children announced that they have received $214,410 raised through the annual Carlos Placido Dunkin’ Donuts Golf Classic. At a check presentation event held last week at NECC, Dunkin’ Donuts business owners and executives presented the check and the Dunkin’ Donuts Culinary Team held a donut decorating event for students. Funds will

NECC Receives Grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts for Organic Garden Project -“Edible Schoolyard”

2019-08-06T18:01:41-05:00July 9th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: |

The New England Center for Children has received a $5,349 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Healthy Living grant to fund NECC’s organic garden project called the “edible schoolyard.” The grant funds assisted in construction of raised garden beds; procurement of equipment and materials including soil, seeds, storage kits, food dehydrators, gathering baskets, and a