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Costumeworks and the National Autism Association Launch Fundraising Program for Halloween

CostumeWorks and the National Autism Association announced the launch of a fundraising program to benefit families affected by autism. CostumeWork has committed to donate 25% of all net profits to the NAA made throughout Halloween and 2010.

 
PRLog - Oct. 5, 2010 - LAKE GENEVA, Wis. -- Internet Retailer and Non-Profit Work to Raise Money for Families Affected by Autism
   

CostumeWorks LLC and the National Autism Association today announced the launch of a fundraising program to benefit families affected by autism. In line with its corporate mission to be a strong, proactive community partner, CostumeWorks, an internet retailer of costumes, decorations, and party supplies, has committed to donate 25% of all net profits to the National Autism Association generated from sales throughout the Halloween season and remainder of 2010.

“CostumeWorks was founded with the mission to build a business that was not only profitable but socially responsible,” commented Founder, Ryan Dover.  “The NAA is doing some great, very important work, and we are very excited that this Halloween our customers can not only have fun, but help a great cause at the same time.”

The National Autism Association, or NAA, is a parent-founded, parent-run non-profit organization that has been serving the autism community since 2003. In addition to educating, empowering, and advocating for families affected by autism and other neurological disorders, the NAA funds scientific research, enables the Helping Hand grant program that helps families in need pay for treatment and services for children diagnosed with autism, and funds the FOUND program to make tracking systems more widely available to individuals with autism who are at risk of wandering.

“Families touched by autism face many difficulties, which are often magnified by the disability,” said Rita Shreffler, Executive Director of the National Autism Association. “Financial help from individuals, and companies such as CostumeWorks, enable us to provide much needed information, assistance, and support to as many families as possible. “

To participate in the program, simply purchase a costume, decoration, or party item from CostumeWorks between now and the end of 2010.  Details about the program, the National Autism Association, and CostumeWorks are available online at http://www.costumeworks.com.


About CostumeWorks
CostumeWorks is an Internet specialty retail company that sells costumes, decorations, and party supplies into the consumer costume market.  CostumeWorks provides a fun, engaging, and entertaining retail experience and as a TBL, or triple bottom line enterprise, has made giving back to schools, non-profits, and community organizations a primary focus of its business. More information - and a lot of costumes - are available online at http://www.costumeworks.com.


About the National Autism Association
Founded by parents of autistic children in 2003, the National Autism Association was created to respond to the most urgent needs of the autism community and provide real help and hope to families affected by the disorder.  The National Autism Association makes available the most current data and resources, helps fund critical research, and provides information regarding treatment for autism spectrum disorders.  More information is available online at http://www.nationalautismassociation.org. Think Autism. Think Cure.®


Media Contact:
CostumeWorks            
Darin Kotalik         
P: 415-606-2928         
E: dkotalik@yahoo.com

National Autism Association
Aimee Cohoon
P: 910-545-2211
E: aimee@nationalautism.org

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CostumeWorks is an Internet specialty retail company that sells costumes, decorations, and party supplies. CostumeWorks provides a fun, engaging, and entertaining retail experience and has made giving back to the community a primary focus of its business.

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