Franklin Lakes NJ- On Sunday May 18, Axis Insurance Service, LLC participated in the Walk Now for Autism at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. Eleven employees joined an estimated 8, 000 walkers and enjoyed a marvelous day as they walked through MetLife Stadium for Autism Speaks.
Walking under the team name Franklin Lakes Cares, Axis Insurance Services employees and friends raised $11,541 of the estimated $322,766 raised at the North Jersey walk, the fourth most of any group that participated in the walk. CEO Mike Smith personally raised $5,336 which as an individual was the fourth most raised of any walker in support of this worthy cause.
Recent statistics show an alarming trend. One in 68 children are now diagnosed with this developmental disorder more than AIDS, Diabetes and Cancer.. The statistics also show that one in 42 boys and one in 189 girls will be diagnosed with this social developmental disorder,
When asked how he felt about reaching this goal Mike replied, “I’m proud to be part of such a great organization and that our company surpassed our goal of $10,000.”
About Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks is the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. You can find out more about Autism Speaks at www.autismspeaks.org.
About Axis Insurance Services, LLC
Axis Insurance Services, LLC is a licensed professional liability insurance broker located in Franklin Lakes, NJ with agents licensed nationwide. They offer access to high-quality insurance products in the areas of Errors and Omissions insurance (E&O), Directors and Officers liability insurance (D&O), Crime, Fiduciary, and Privacy/Network security coverage for today’s professional service firms. We work with all company types including commercial real estate firms, real estate agents and brokers, property managers, insurance agents, medical groups, practice managers, third party administrators, lawyers, accountants, architects, engineers and many others.