Community Leaders Join The New York Jets -
Raise Over $100,000 to Help Fight Autism

Jets' All-Pro center Kevin Mawae and his offensive linemates made a donation to The David Center for every touchdown they scored during the 2002 football season. They scored 37 with a strong finish to an exciting season. The following sponsors "joined the team" this year, either to match the Jets donation, or make their own. The total contribution was


The David Center and the New York Jets wish to recognize and say a very special thank you to:

              Platinum Sponsors ($250 per TD)

            The National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR)

          The Torch Foundation

         The Andy Cerise family

        The Patrick Roberts family

       The Robert Hansen family

      Gold Sponsors ($125 per TD)

   The Knights of York

Ric Elvir

     Michael, Jonathan, and Daniel Ryan

Michael T. Martin

  Tom and Ricky Appel

 Willie Nelson 

    The Joseph Schmidt Estate

      In Memory of Lowell Adler, D.D.S.

Silver Sponsors ($50 per TD)

Tim Rooney

Anthony Padula

Bronze Sponsors ($25 per TD)

Davis Vision

Drs. Mark Epstein and Elyse Rafal

Friend Sponsors ($10 per TD)

National Football League Video Directors

Printing Dynamics

Global Liquidation Services

Steve Cohen


If you or your company are planning to make a tax deductible contribution to a charitable organization in 2003, this is a unique and exciting way to do it. Join this list of prestigious sponsors and help us make a difference in the lives of children on Long Island who have autism. Whatever your level of participation, you'll enjoy benefits and many considerations from both the Jets and The David Center. And ask about our $corebucks program for kids.

Call Jim Pons or Lorraine Shea at 516-536-3717 for further information.

 The David Center is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.