The entire Eagles organization was on hand for the inaugural Taking Flight for Autism fundraiser at Lincoln Financial Field on Tuesday night, including players, coaches and front office executives. They joined approximately 750 guests who purchased tables to support the cause. Attendees enjoyed a cocktail hour and dinner on the field, as well as a full program of football talk and speeches from Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie, head coach Doug Pederson and Christina Weiss Lurie, president of Eagles Charitable Foundation. Former Eagles quarterback Rodney Peete was also on hand to share his family's experience raising a child with autism.
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