Pretoria Fields and local family work together to raise awareness for autism

The Cutliff family sponsored the event to raise awareness for autism. (Source: WALB)
The Cutliff family sponsored the event to raise awareness for autism. (Source: WALB)
Lily Pad Inc. is one of the organizations who will receive donations from the Cutliff family. (Source: WALB)
Lily Pad Inc. is one of the organizations who will receive donations from the Cutliff family. (Source: WALB)

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The family of an adult struggling with Autism, is helping raise money to bring awareness to the disorder and other individuals with special needs in the Albany area.

Pretoria Fields hosted an 'Anyone for Autism' Concert organized by Jimon Cutliff and his family.

The fundraiser was held in honor of his brother, a client at Easterseals Day services.

Money raised from drink sales, raffles tickets, and t-shirts will go to Easterseals, Albany Autism Awareness and the Lily Pad Inc.

"There's nothing really out there that gives you something that will shed light on Autism. I have pamphlets from Albany ARC that are just placed all around, there's buckets for donations if you don't want to buy a t-shirt. My goal was just to shed light on a very misunderstood defect,' said Jimon Cutliff, Event organizer.

The family has already raised close to $4,000 and that will go up now that the event is over.

A majority of the funds will go to Easterseals to help clients go on field trips once a week for a year.

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