Help support Hoosiers with autism on your coffee break

In this Sept. 22, 2017, file photo, a barista pours steamed milk in a coffee at a cafe in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — Your coffee break could help Hoosier families, children and adults facing the challenges of autism.

Damar Services is using coffee as the focal point for a fundraising and awareness drive on and around October 4, 2019.

Coffee break parties around Indianapolis will serve free coffee and ask coffee drinkers to chip in the cost of their drink to Damar Services.

Damar is a nonprofit organization that provides services to children and adults challenged by autism and other developmental and behavioral disabilities.

The coffee breaks will also feature information about what Damar does to help the autism community around Indiana.

Anyone can host a coffee break by registering at

Hosts will receive a coffee break kit that includes:

  • Break branded cups
  • Cup sleeves
  • Napkins
  • Coasters
  • Damar shirt
  • Information on Damar's work

WZPL will be hosting a public coffee break outside their studios at 9245 N. Meridian St. on October 3. Dave Smiley, Nikki Reed, Toni Williams and Producer Will will be handing out free Tinker Coffee are going to hand out free Tinker Coffee from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m.

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