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A Total of 25 Grants Nationwide Awarded by DJF in '07

The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation awarded 2 grants in December, 2007 rounding out a total of 25 grants awarded nationwide in 2007 to programs that benefit adolescents and adults with Autism. A $3000 grant was awarded to the Ridgewood YMCA for a program called "Danny's Red Ball Weekend" that takes place at Camp Bernie in Hacketstown, NJ. The family respite weekends include such activities as hiking, horseback riding, arts & crafts and team sports. A grant for $1500 was awarded to Paws 4 Autism so that 10 teenagers or adults with Autism and their dogs can work with renowned dog behaviorist, Kathy Santo. Reported by The Bergen Record, Page B2 on 12/11/07 Non-Profit News.