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?Haircuts for Autism? at Indulgence Salon Benefits Eden Autism Services

Published: Jul 12, 2012 11:20 AM EDT

Cut-a-thon and raffles will benefit Fort Myers school for children with autism

 

(Fort Myers, FL. – July 11, 2012) - Indulgence Salon in Fort Myers is holding “Haircuts for Autism” to benefit Eden Autism Services on Saturday, July 28 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  The salon is located in the Daniels Crossing Shopping Plaza at 6900 Daniels Parkway, Suite 33 in Fort Myers.

 

Stylists will offer haircuts for donations that will raise funds for Eden’s school in Fort Myers.  The salon will also be holding a raffle with gift baskets and gift certificates from local businesses. 

Eden Autism Services' mission is to improve the lives of children and adults with autism and support their families by providing a range of community based services to meet specific needs throughout the lifespan.  These services include K-12 schools in Fort Myers and Naples, clinical services, consultations and community training, and adult residential, vocational training and employment services.   

 

“This will be a ‘feel great’ day in our community as we show support for children with autism and their families,” said Jamie Malan, Indulgence Salon Operations Manager.  “The support of local businesses like Indulgence Salon helps raise much-needed funds to support the mission of Eden, “said Susan Suarez, Director of Eden Autism Services Florida operations.  “We appreciate their commitment to our community.”

 

Donations of raffle items from businesses are being accepted.  Appointments are not necessary and cash, check and credit card donations will be accepted.  For more information about the event call 239.466.HAIR (4247). 

 

 

About Eden Autism Services Florida

Eden Autism Services Florida was founded in 1996 to address the state’s growing need for specialized services for children and adults with autism and their families.  Eden Autism Services' mission is to improve the lives of children and adults with autism and provide support to their families by providing a range of community based services to meet specific needs throughout the lifespan.  These services include K-12 schools in Fort Myers and Naples, clinical services, consultations and community training, and adult residential, vocational training and employment services.    For more information, about Eden Florida, contact Susan Suarez at 239-992-4680, ext. 5010 or Susan.Suarez@edenautism.org.

 

About Autism

Autism is a complex neurobiological disorder that inhibits a person's ability to communicate and develop social relationships, and is often accompanied by behavioral challenges. Autism spectrum disorders are diagnosed in one in 88 children in the United States, and one in 54 boys. The prevalence of autism has increased 600 percent in the past two decades. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have called autism a national public health crisis whose cause and cure remain unknown.

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