NECC Receives Major Donation from Local Dunkin’ Business Owners

2019-08-06T18:05:19-04:00August 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”

2019-08-06T18:01:41-04:00July 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

NECC Receives $25,000 Grant from Constance O. Putnam Foundation in Support of Physical Education

2019-08-06T18:05:20-04:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , |

The New England Center for Children (NECC) is thrilled to announce a generous grant from the Constance O. Putnam Foundation in support of our Adapted Physical Education department and our Special Olympics teams. Through this generous gift, our Special Olympians will have new uniforms, equipment and training opportunities that will prepare them for success at

Annual Carlos Placido-Dunkin Donuts Golf Classic for Autism Raises $189K

2019-08-06T18:01:41-04:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , |

The annual Carlos Placido- Dunkin' Donuts Golf Classic for Autism was held at the Franklin Country Club in Franklin, MA on Monday, June 4, 2018.  Started 21 years ago by Dunkin' franchisee Neal Faulkner, the event has raised more than $2 million since its founding. On Monday, 124 golfers and philanthropists gathered under rainy skies

NECC 5K Walk/Run for Autism a Community Success

2019-08-06T18:01:41-04:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , |

The Annual 5K Walk/Run for Autism was held on Saturday, May 12th at the Neary School in Southborough. Despite the rainy conditions, the event was an overwhelming success and continues to be a core event in NECC’s fundraising campaigns. Approximately 1,300 participants came together to raise more than $211,000 for the NECC Annual Fund. The Annual

NECC Receives Grant from Music Drives Us

2019-08-06T18:01:41-04:00May 10th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: |

The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education for children with autism, announced today it received a grant for musical instruments from Music Drives Us, a foundation created by entrepreneur Ernie Boch Jr., to fund music programs designed to effect positive change for people of all ages. The Music Drives Us grant

NECC Celebrates Autism Awareness Month with Focus on Vocational Skills Development

2019-08-06T18:01:42-04:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , |

With a focus this year on vocational skills development for teenagers with autism, NECC will join the Light It Up Blue campaign in both its Massachusetts and Abu Dhabi, UAE, locations. Other activities include an NECC Employer Appreciation Breakfast, “Test Your Autism Awareness” educational quiz, Team NECC’s participation in the Boston Marathon, and promotion of

2017 Children of Promise Gala a Blockbuster Success

2019-08-06T18:01:42-04:00December 11th, 2017|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , |

The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader in education and research for children with autism, announced today a record-breaking Children of Promise Gala for 2017. Held on November 17 at Boston’s InterContinental Hotel, 477 business leaders, philanthropists, and NECC supporters enjoyed an evening of music, awards, auctions, and stories of inspiration. The

Dunkin’ Donuts honored as NECC’s 2017 Community Autism Champion

2019-08-06T18:01:42-04:00December 1st, 2017|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , |

Dunkin’ Donuts was recently honored with The New England Center for Children's Community Autism Champion Award at the annual Children of Promise Gala on November 17 at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston for their commitment to fund raising for autism education. Dunkin’ Donuts is a long-time fund-raising partner in the Carlos Placido-Dunkin’ Donuts Golf Classic, an

NECC Announces Dunkin’ Donuts as 2017 Community Autism Champion

2019-08-06T18:01:42-04:00November 2nd, 2017|Categories: News from NECC|Tags: , , |

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