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FRAMINGHAM – On Friday, April 2, – World Autism Awareness Day – the Framingham Police Department will be starting a month-long Autism Awareness campaign, the department announced on Facebook this afternoon, March 22.

With the cooperation of the Framingham Police Association, the Police have created an autism patch. The patch will sell for 410, and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism.

“This campaign will help raise awareness and acceptance of autism within our community. The funds raised will be used as part of the Safe and Secure programs run by the Flutie Foundation,” said the department.

Patches will be available at the station starting on Friday, April 2.

Only 300 of these limited patches will be available for purchase.

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