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Hamilton Experience

Last year we were proud to offer 2 tickets to the hit show Hamilton, including a backstage tour, within our auction at the Annual Mother’s Day Luncheon. There was tremendous interest and bidding on the tickets.  Ultimately the winner was Michele Fugazy. She and a friend thoroughly enjoyed their experience and shared these photos from the backstage tour. We are very pleased to announce that we will again be offering 2 tickets to Hamilton in our auction at the Annual Mother’s Day Luncheon to be held on May 12, 2017. please join us and do not miss a chance to experience the hottest show on Broadway while you are there!!IMG_5219IMG_5220 Read more No comments

The Molly Ann Tango Club Kicks off at John Jay High School

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The Molly Ann Tango Club from John Jay High School in nearby South Salem had their kick off meeting. Board member Debbie Haughney and Jr Board member Erin Desimone spoke to the group about the foundation, its history and how they can work together. In the past the club has had various fundraisers for the foundation and would like to work with the Jr board in the future. A great group of kids, we are proud to have you aboard!…

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Meet Laney!

Recently we were thrilled to provide a local CT girl with a specialized bike which will help strengthen her legs (and might be fun too!).   Sami is an 18 year old who has had seizures since birth.  She is developmentally delayed and mostly non-verbal, but has a handful of words. She needs assistance with all aspects of daily living skills.

SaMATMF Sami 2mi is mobile but over the past few years her knees have “collapsed” inward requiring physical therapy and exercise.  The bike we purchased will be a highly motivational and effective way to strengthen Sami’s legs in the proper alignment.

One of Sami’s favorite places to use this is at the mall, where...

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Therapeutic Riding Has Benefits

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In many communities, there are very few programs that accommodate children with disabilities.  When one parent had heard the benefits of therapeutic riding, and living in a “horse town”, he began to investigate for his son, Zakarai.  After calling 10 local stables, he realized that most were not in a position to accept children with disabilities.  And if one did reply, generally it was only at a rate of double to triple the cost of a non-disabled rider for a ‘therapist’ to accompany.  Unfortunately, this is a common and difficult reality for families of children with special needs.

One stable owner, Shauna Perry of...

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