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HARDGROVE RESTAURANT JERSEY CITY SPONSORS 5K RUN/WALK 2 KICK AUTISM

HARDGROVE RESTAURANT  JERSEY CITY SPONSORS 5K RUN/WALK 2 KICK AUTISM

 Hardgrove  a  downtown Jersey City restaurant will again proudly sponsor the  annual 5K Run/Walk  to help kick Autism.

The event will be held at Liberty State Park  North Cove Field at 1 Audrey Zapp Drive in Jersey City on August 26th, 2018 at 10 am  rain or shine.

Race benefactors  Color of Autism a Jersey City non-profit  organisation started by Jersey City business woman Sherry Singh who owns Smile a Pre-school and Nursery on First Street in downtown Jersey City.

Colors of Autism was established in honor of her middle son Ravi  31. who has Autism.

Some facts on Autism 

  • Autism now affects 1 in 59 children and 1 in 37 boys
  • Autism prevalence figures are growing
  • Autism is one of the fastest-growing developmental disorders in the U.S.
  • Autism costs a family $60,000 a year on average
  • Boys are nearly five times more likely than girls to have autism
  • There is no medical detection or cure for autism
  • -Source Autism Speaks  

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