You may remember Doug Flutie from college football’s greatest touchdown, but in this week’s “Off the Field” piece, Linda Holliday offers a new perspective to the famous football star. A native of Natick, Massachusetts, the former quarterback has dedicated his life to community and family through his self-titled organization the Doug Flutie Foundation for Autism. Watch Flutie explain his philanthropic endeavors and offer predictions for this season in this exclusive interview.
The Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism’s mission is to “support families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. We are committed to increasing awareness of the challenges of living with autism and helping families find resources to help address those challenges. We provide individuals with autism and their families an opportunity to improve their quality of life by funding educational, therapeutic, recreational and advocacy programs.”