New England Patriots’ Defensive Captain Duron Harmon Spreads Autism Awareness
New England Patriots Defensive Captain, Duron Harmon, captivated our hearts with the story of his nephew, who is on the autism spectrum. Duron and few other players, chose autism awareness for the NFL’s “My Cleats My Cause” campaign.
NFL stars showcased their custom-made cleats on the field to support the “My Cause My Cleats” campaign. This initiative was aimed towards bringing awareness around a few amazing organizations that help individuals around the country. Duron Harmon decided to pay tribute to his nephew with Autism Speaks. “Seeing my nephew deal with autism and fight through adversity every day empowers me to fight through the challenges in my own life.” (Duron Harmon, NFL.com)
Autism Speaks is a large nonprofit organization aimed to help families affected by autism all throughout the nation. Not only are they a proud partner of the NFL but they also work closely together with Behavioral Health Works to continue providing families affected by autism with the necessary resources to succeed.
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