EAST ORANGE, NJ – Who received recreation? That’s the query on the flooring as WNBA’s New York Liberty companions with Nassan’s Place for a 3rd consecutive yr for “Autism Awareness Game Day” at Madison Square Garden.
The New York Liberty tackle the Los Angeles Sparks three p.m. on Sunday, August 13, 2017. It shall be a day of autism consciousness, sensory-pleasant actions for youngsters, loads of basketball, and enjoyable for the entire household.
This yr, Grammy-Award profitable, two-time Oscar nominated singer and songwriter, Siedah Garrettt will carry out the nationwide anthem at Game Day. Garrett additionally wrote a really inspiring music about autism entitled “It’s Time to Listen”.
“Lending my time and talent to such a worthy cause and amazing organization is the least I can do to help these unbelievably special children”, Garrett stated. “I am looking forward to Game Day and to having fun with the kids,” she expressed.
About Nassan’s Place
Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr is the President and CEO of Nassan’s Place, an East Orange based mostly 501(c)(three) non-revenue group serving to to make a distinction in the lives of youngsters and households affected by Autism in and round the city inside cities of New Jersey’s Essex County.
Wright-Arbubakrr began Nassan’s Place in 2012 due to the lack of accessible and reasonably priced instructional and leisure packages she encountered for her personal son, Nassan, who was recognized with Autism in 2006 and who the non-revenue is known as after. For the previous 5 years, Nassan’s Place has been offering instructional and leisure packages, social outings, and different assets to youngsters and households affected by Autism. Its objective is to educate communities about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) that have an effect on so many in the city internal-cities. New Jersey presently has the highest price of Autism nationally at a price of 1 in 41.
“I am honored to partner with the New York Liberty (WNBA) for the third year to bring attention and awareness to Autism”, expressed Wright-Arbubakrr. “I am even more elated to have Siedah Garrett perform for us this year. It’s because of partnerships like the one we’ve established with the New York Liberty and Ms. Garrett that Nassan’s Place can continue to bring help, hope, opportunity, and acceptance to hundreds of children and families affected by Autism,” Arbubakrr continued.
Vice President of Team and Business Development for the New York Liberty Daakeia Clarke said that she and her staff look ahead to what has grow to be an annual occasion with Nassan’s Place. “It is inspiring to see children from Nassan’s Place attend a Liberty game at The Garden and enjoy such an incredible experience. It is important for the New York Liberty organization to ensure that our games at Madison Square Garden are a place where all kids and families feel welcome, and have the ability to make incredible memories.”