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TOWACO, NJ (DECEMBER 15, 2009) – The non-profit organization Hoop-A-Paluza, and the non-profit organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities) joined together for the annual Hoop-A-Paluza fundraiser and carnival. The event was in support of local children who are suffering due to economic or health issues.

“We and the local charities we support are deeply grateful for D.A.D. taking part in our annual event,” said Lori Robinson, Executive Director of Hoop-A-Paluza. “We enjoyed taking part in Hoop-A-Paluza,” said D.A.D. Founder/CEO Pat Gesualdo. “A main initiative of the D.A.D. Program is to work with other non-profits to help the special needs children, adults, and their families.”


Drums and Disabilities (D.A.D.),is a 501 (C) (3) non-profit research program. Psychologists, neuroscientists, law enforcement agencies, special needs therapists, child protective service agencies, and teachers in over 15 countries use the D.A.D. Program to help special needs children develop physical and cognitive functioning.

Numerous celebrities, sports stars, major corporations, and parents join with D.A.D. to help children fight disabilities on a Global basis.

D.A.D. is also the parent company of the Metal Hall of Fame, which holds the Annual Metal Hall of Fame Celebrity Charity Gala. It is dedicated to forever enshrining the Iconic musicians and music industry executives responsible for making hard rock and heavy metal music what it is today. Their contribution to the genre is invaluable, and they continue to inspire fans throughout the world, from generation to generation. The Metal Hall of Fame helps to raise funds for D.A.D., which provides free therapy programs for special needs children, adults, and wounded veterans throughout the United States.

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