We enjoyed meeting so many wonderful people at Roosevelt Field, Smith Haven Mall, and Walt Whitman Shops on Saturday, April 29, 2023. Thanks to everyone who stopped by our tables and participated in our "Everyone deserves ..." campaign.
A huge thank you to NEST New York and NEXT for AUTISM founder Laura Slatkin, NEXT GEN co-chair Jenna Grippo, the teams at NEST New York, Roosevelt Field, Smith Haven Mall, Walt Whitman Shops, Neiman Marcus at Roosevelt Field, Kendra Scott at Roosevelt Field, NYDJ at Roosevelt Field, Fragrance.com at Roosevelt Field, and Lush at Smith Haven Mall for supporting out #AutismAcceptance event. Together we will create what's next for autism.
NEXT for AUTISM, NEST New York, and Simon Property Group are joining forces this Autism Acceptance Month to raise awareness and funds to support programs that enhance the lives of autistic adults. We invite you to join us. You can make an impact online or in-person at Roosevelt Field, Smith Haven Mall and Walt Whitman Shops on Saturday, April 29, from 1pm - 3pm.
EVERYONE DESERVES TO FEEL ACCEPTED
NEXT’s mission is simple: to build programs that enhance the lives of autistic adults. With more than 5.4 million autistic adults in the U.S., these programs are vital to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to lead a productive and fulfilling life.
When you support our “Everyone deserves to feel … heard, loved, fulfilled, accepted” campaign, you will have an immediate and meaningful impact on the lives of autistic adults, their families, and their support systems. And remember, someone you know loves someone with autism.
Will you join us?
Join NEXT for AUTISM and NEST New York founder Laura Slatkin in-person on Saturday, April 29 from 1pm - 3pm at Roosevelt Field (North Court, Roosevelt Field, Garden City, NY). Laura will share her inspiration for NEST's newest collection and there will be a special, interactive autism acceptance activity. In addition, these retailers at Roosevelt Field are offering a percentage of sales to NEXT for AUTISM on the 29th: Kendra Scott (20% donation from 1pm - 3pm), NYDJ (20% donation), and Fragrance.com (10%).
NEXT for AUTISM will also be at Smith Haven Mall (Center Court, Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove, NY) and Walt Whitman Shops (Center Court, Walt Whitman Shops, Huntington Station, NY) on the 29th from 1pm - 3pm.
We hope to see you!
BE AN #AUTISMALLY
If you're unable to join us in-person on April 29, you can still make an impact during Autism Acceptance Month and support NEXT for AUTISM's innovative programs that benefit autistic adults and their families. Become an #AutismAlly with a monthly recurring gift. Thank you.
THE GIFT THAT GIVES BACK
NEST New York founder Laura Slatkin created this collection in honor of her son David who is profoundly impacted by autism. Hiking outdoors is one of David’s favorite activities.
NEST New York is donating 5% of the purchase price from each Midnight Moss & Vetiver product sold from April 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023 to NEXT for AUTISM.
NEXT for AUTISM celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2023. Join the NEXT for AUTISM community, to stay informed of our latest programs, news, and impact.
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