April 1, 2019 — April is World Autism Month. So from April 1st to the 30th, McAlister's Deli is offering a sweet way to give back: for every Sugar Cookie you buy this month, $0.50 will go to Autism Speaks.
Autism Speaks is the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, and treatments for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals and their families. The four pillars of the organization are awareness, advocacy, family services, and science.
In the U.S., an estimated 1 in 59 children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ASD affect 3.5 million individuals nationwide.
Support Autism Speaks by buying a Sugar Cookie any time this month at any of Peak Restaurants' McAlister's locations.
Learn more about Autism Speaks.