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September 23rd, 2019 – Today Show

Go inside the effort to make NFL stadiums more autism-friendly

“By creating the support of those with autism from the heroes in our society, it (legitimizes) schools, hospitals, communities to embrace children and adults with autism in a way that’s just been long overdue,” Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie told TODAY. “Let’s treat these kids with dignity and realize what they’re going through and be part of the solution and not part of the problem.”

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August 9th, 2019 – CNN

Philadelphia Eagles open sensory room for fans with autism

The Philadelphia Eagles built a sensory room in their Lincoln Financial Field so those fans don’t have to feel left out.

The Eagles are the first NFL franchise to open a sensory room, constructed in the off season, exclusively for fans with sensory challenges who might need to decompress from all the excitement and noise happening out by the field.

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June 25th, 2019 – Philly Mag

The Eagles’ Autism Research Grants Are a New Approach to Sports Philanthropy

Instead of simply giving away money, the team is granting funds to specific projects at Philly institutions — acting almost like a mini National Institutes of Health.

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May 10th, 2019 – NBC10

Jeffrey Lurie NBC10 Eagles Autism Challenge Interview

Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie accepted the Commitment to Cures Award from the American Brain Foundation for his work in the autism community at a gala fundraiser event on Wednesday night.

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June 25th, 2019 – Philly Mag

The Eagles’ Autism Research Grants Are a New Approach to Sports Philanthropy

Instead of simply giving away money, the team is granting funds to specific projects at Philly institutions — acting almost like a mini National Institutes of Health.

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February 25th, 2019 – Philadelphia Business Journal

Exclusive: Eagles Autism Challenge to expand its beneficiary applicant pool

Eight research teams from three Philadelphia medical institutions will be getting a total $2.5 million next month from the proceeds raised by the Philadelphia Eagles at its inaugural Eagles Autism Challenge last May.

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June 13th, 2018 – Sports Illustrated

Why the Eagles Are Committed to Autism Awareness, and How the Team Is Taking Action

“This is bigger than me, the Philadelphia Eagles or our city. We must collectively work together to shift from autism awareness to action. This will require bold research initiatives whose results can be shared both nationally and globally. It’s an ambitious endeavor, and it will take the very best scientific minds to make the transformational impact we seek.”

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September 12th, 2018 – Penn Live

After raising more than $2.5 million towards autism research, the Eagles Autism Challenge is returning for a second year.

The event is put on by the Philadelphia Eagles. It’s a day long fundraiser with cycle rides and a 5K run/walk. It will be held on May 18, 2019 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.

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