Ice Cream for Autism

We Rock for Autism Holds First Ice Cream for Autism Event

Boynton Beach, FL – April, 2016 – We Rock for Autism, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that assists children on the spectrum receive music therapy, held their first annual Ice Cream for Autism event at The Boardwalk Italian Ice & Creamery in Boynton Beach, FL.

We Rock for Autism handed out various Autism Awareness items and brochures on autism awareness and acceptance, as well as information on the music therapy services they provide. The Boardwalk Italian Ice & Creamery hand crafted and served ice cream, Italian ice, shakes, banana splits, fried Oreos, funnel cake, cotton candy and candy apples (all made on the premises) until well passed normal business hours. Over 200 customers came through the doors, not only enjoying their desserts, but also providing additional donations to We Rock for Autism and showing amazing amounts of support for the event.

“The Boardwalk is family run business, and we really enjoy being a part of the community,” says Joseph Hurtuk III, Owner of The Boardwalk Italian Ice and Creamery. “My family fully supports We Rock for Autism and all families touched by autism, so it was a great partnership and we really enjoyed meeting all of the families that came out to be a part of the event.”

“It was one of the most successful fundraising events we have been a part of,” stated Chris Wilson, Founder and President of We Rock for Autism. “To see how many families came out was amazing, and to be able to indulge in the best ice cream in town we pretty amazing too. The entire staff at The Boardwalk was so supportive and their customers are top notch. We really hope to do this again next year.”

About We Rock for Autism:

We Rock for Autism is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit located in South Florida, founded in March of 2014 with the intentions on raising awareness and encouraging the acceptance of individuals and families that have been affected by autism. Assisting children with autism in receiving music therapy is our primary service, but we also host events, concerts and music related activities.

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About The Boardwalk Italian Ice & Creamery:

The Boardwalk Italian Ice & Creamery, a family owned and operated business under the leadership of Joseph M. Hurtuk III, is the newest Homemade Ice Cream and dessert eating adventure in Boynton Beach. The Boardwalk opened its doors in 2015 at a Grand Opening when they and City Officials cut the ribbon to kick off their new and unique establishment.

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