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Autism Speaks Company Profile

Autism Speaks is the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. It is dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. Autism Speaks was founded in February 2005 by Suzanne and Bob Wright, the grandparents of a child with autism. Mr. Wright is the former vice chairman of General Electric and chief executive officer of NBC and NBC Universal. Since its inception, Autism Speaks has committed nearly $200 million to research and developing innovative resources for families. Each year Walk Now for Autism Speaks events are held in more than 100 cities across North America. On the global front, Autism Speaks has established partnerships in more than 40 countries on five continents to foster international research, services and awareness. To learn more about Autism Speaks, please visit AutismSpeaks.org. - See more at: http://www.ereleases.com/pr/autism-speaks-annual-blue-jean-ball-honor-chuck-saftler-fx-networks-special-acoustic-performance-dave-grohl-170131#sthash.HJnjY2Xs.dpuf

News from Autism Speaks:

Dave Grohl to Headline Autism Speaks’ Third Annual Blue Jean Ball, Presented by The Guess? Foundation, with Special Performances by James Durbin, Rick Springfield, Ryan Bingham, and The White Buffalo

Honoring Chuck Saftler of FX Networks
Hosted by Extra’s Maria Menounos and Actor Michael Chiklis
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Grammy® Award-winning music legend Dave Grohl will headline Autism Speaks’ Third Annual BLUE JEAN BALL, presented by The GUESS? Fo…

Sound Off For Autism Speaks Returns with an All-Star Lineup: Cher, Jack Black, Peter Dinklage, Bryan Cranston, Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Mark Hamill, Vin Scully, Michael Dorn and Adam West Lend their Voices to Fundraising Campaign

Fans Can Get a Customized Recorded Message from Their Favorite Celebrity by Making a $299 Donation to Support Autism Research and Advocacy
NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, announced today the launch of i…

Autism Speaks Third Annual BLUE JEAN BALL to Honor Chuck Saftler of FX Networks with Special Acoustic Performance by Dave Grohl

Hosted by Extra’s Maria Menounos and Actor Michael Chiklis
 
Presented by The GUESS? Foundation
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, proudly presents its third annual BLUE JEAN BALL, honori…