Local nonprofit to hold Walk-a-Thon to raise funds for people with disabilities and at-risk youth
Community Access Unlimited (CAU) will hold its Annual Ira Geller Memorial Walk-a-Thon Saturday, September 14th 2019, at Oak Ridge Park in Clark to raise funds for programs and services that support people with disabilities and at-risk youth.
CAU is a Union County-based, statewide nonprofit that strives to integrate people with disabilities and at-risk youth into the general community through comprehensive supports.
Registration begins at 11 a.m., with the walk starting at 12 p.m. A picnic will follow at 12:30 p.m. The day also includes family-friendly games, prizes, activities and music.
Pre-registration is not required but suggested. CAU welcomes individuals as well as teams from local businesses and community organizations to participate. To register, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-ira-geller-walk-a-thon-tickets-60935293102. To make a donation or create or join a team, please visit www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/2019-ira-geller-walk-a-thon1.
Sponsorship opportunities are available, as well, enabling businesses and organizations to promote themselves as good community citizens. To become a sponsor or to learn more about these opportunities, please contact Erin Jerome, marketing coordinator, at 908.354.3040, ext. 4334.
CAU’s annual Walk-a-Thon is named in memory of Ira Geller, a CAU member who worked tirelessly to raise funds for the agency and its support and services for people with disabilities and his commitment to people with special needs.
To learn more about CAU, visit www.caunj.org or follow the agency on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
About Community Access Unlimited
Community Access Unlimited (CAU), celebrating its 40th year in 2019, supports people with special needs in achieving real lives in the community. CAU provides support and gives voice to adults and youth who traditionally have little power in society. CAU helps people with housing, life skills, employment, money management, socialization and civic activities. CAU also supports opportunities for advocacy through training in assertiveness, decision-making and civil rights. CAU currently serves more than 5,000 individuals and families, with the number served growing each year. For more information about CAU and its services, contact us by phone at 908.354.3040, online at www.caunj.org or by mail at 80 West Grand Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07202.