Beson Family Foundation Makes Lead Gift to “One Piece at a Time” Capital Campaign

By smg-admin on May 20, 2012 in Press Releases with No Comments

Written by Josh Hirsch

PRESS RELEASE – (May 31, 2012) The Beson Family Foundation has made a significant lead gift to support The Palm Beach School for Autism’s ‘One Piece at a Time’ Capital Campaign. The Beson Family Foundation has chosen to name the Family Welcome Center and Multi-Purpose Social & Recreational Room.

“We were touched by all the great work the staff of The Palm Beach School for Autism is doing on a daily basis for their students,” said Beth Beson, President of the Beson Family Foundation. “Their new facility will provide so many more families incredible educational opportunities here in Palm Beach County.”

The “One Piece at a Time” Capital Campaign is to help build a brand-new 22,500-square-foot school with a capacity for more than 200 students in preschool, elementary and middle school programs serving students with autism spectrum disorder in Palm Beach, Broward and Martin Counties. This project will provide The Palm Beach School for Autism with the opportunity to have all of its programs and facilities under one roof; something that is not physically capable at its current location. A high school program is slated to begin enrollment in 2014.

ABOUT THE PALM BEACH SCHOOL FOR AUTISM
The Palm Beach School for Autism, a charter school located in Lantana, Florida provides a developmentally appropriate education using intensive behavioral strategies for students with autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities. It addresses the learning needs of its students through individual educational plans, a highly trained teaching staff and choice of curricula to suit the student’s needs. The Palm Beach School for Autism has established strong community partnerships with many local organizations including: Autism Speaks, School District of Palm Beach County, Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, Surfers for Autism and the Spirit of Giving Network.

To make a donation to the “One Piece at a Time” Capital Campaign or for more information about The Palm Beach School for Autism, please contact Josh Hirsch at (561) 533-9917 or via e-mail at JoshH@pbsfa.org. You can also find us on the Web at www.pbsfa.org

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