The Dan Marino Foundation was established in 1992 by Dan and Claire Marino.READ MORE: Teen Seriously Hurt in Major Car Crash in Lauderhill
The couple, motivated by their experiences in raising their son Michael who is diagnosed with Autism, created the foundation.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
Their mission is to empower individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.
One of the ways it does that is with the “Summer Work Readiness Training Program” at the Marino Campus in Fort Lauderdale.MORE NEWS: COVID In Florida: 3,231 New Cases, 33 Additional Deaths Reported Sunday
Joining Irika is Charinus Johnson, Chief Operations Officer of the Dan Marino Foundation, and Tiara Morales, a Marino Campus Student.