Philadelphia: We enter the month of April still fighting the battle that is the CoronaVirus & not sure of when we could see any sports action being held. You can add another event to the list of events that have canceled or postponed.
On Thursday, the Philadelphia Eagles would announce that the Eagles Autism Challenge would be postponed
This event was originally to be held on May 16 at Lincoln Financial Field but with the Centers for Disease Control saying no big crowd gatherings for 8 weeks which would have been May 8. It would have been interesting to see if this event to keep going.
The Governor of Pennsylvania Tom Wolf put the entire state on a “Stay at Home” order until April 30 which goes with President Trump Federal order which also goes until April 30
Ryan Hammond who is the Executive Director of the Eagles Autism Foundation “While we were all looking forward to an exciting and transformational day on May 16, the safety and well-being of our community, event participants and staff comes first,
We are closely monitoring developments and will continue to make all necessary adjustments based on the recommendations of medical experts. More information about the potential date and details of the event will be announced at the appropriate time. We appreciate everyone’s patience, understanding and support.”
The Eagles Autism Challenge got started in May 2018 by Philadelphia Eagles Chairman/CEO Jeffrey Lurie & has raised more than $7 million for cutting-edge autism research & care for leading Philadelphia institutions.