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‘Project I AM' hosting special concert to help those with autism

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MAUMEE, OH (Toledo News Now) -

"Project I AM" is a special organization based out of Toledo helping provide resources to families who are affected by autism.

Kicking off at 5:30, are three local bands: Dave Carpenter and the Jegglers, Flabongo Nation and Arctic Clam. Then George Clinton and The Parliament Funkadelic will perform.

The concert takes place Friday at The Shops at Fallen Timbers in Maumee. Tickets are still available and cost $10 in advance and $20 at the door. Kids age 12 and under get in free.

"There's no funding out there for the specific families, it's all for the providers. So we formed a charity and formed an event Acoustics for Autism, where we got a bunch of local musicians together and raised a lot of money, and then at that point, it just took off. And six years later, we've given out almost $50,000 to children in the area, and we've gotten a great reputation for being a hard-working, 100 percent volunteer-based organization," said Nicole Khoury, executive director for Project I AM.

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