Local celebrities participate in Autism event

COLERAIN, OH (FOX19) - Local celebrities came together to raise money for autism awareness on Sunday.

Former Bengals players Ickey Woods, Jim Breech, Joe Kelly and Robert Jackson  and radio host Bob "the Producer" all participated in the Blue Party for Autism at Quaker Steak and Lube in Colerain. The party was held in conjunction with Quaker Steak and Lube's Sunday Night Cruise-In.

All proceeds from the event benefit Autism Speaks. Autism Speaks is the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization. They work to fund research to into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism.

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