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  • YOLO Strong continues to support The Morgan Center by providing tuition for preschool children undergoing chemotherapy treatments. Hicksville, NY

    • In 2019 $10,000 was donated

    • In 2018 $27,500 was donated

    • In 2017 $107,000 was donated

    • Between 2013-2016 $104,000 was donated

  • YOLO Strong delivered holiday gifts & paid for 1 year of therapeutic music lessons for a 7-year-old girl with cerebral palsy & muscular dystrophy. Massapequa, NY 
     

  • YOLO Strong paid bills for a 22-year-old nonverbal Autistic boy so that his mom could ensure he was safe & so that he could watch Peppa Pig on TV. Plainview, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong donated Christmas gifts to a 7-year-old mentally disabled boy. Locust Valley, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong donated toys, arts & crafts & activities to Afterschool Friends (Vernon Middle School) & Friday Friends (St. Dominic’s). Oyster Bay, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong donated toys to sick children at Cohen’s Children’s Northwell Health, NYU Langone, Nassau Suffolk Chapter of Autism & Peer Pals, New York, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong paid for 2 months of insurance bills for a high-functioning autistic child with a brain stem tumor. New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, New York, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong paid 6 months of car insurance for a Patient who has had chemotherapy treatments for the past 10 years & was diagnosed with incurable cancer. Cancer Center of Kids, Mineola, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong paid for one year of insurance premiums for a 10-year-old child who has been homeless & diagnosed with cancer. This child spent the last 2 Christmases in the hospital & has two other siblings that have been greatly affected. Cancer Center for Kids, Mineola, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong paid for one year of car insurance premiums & one year of preschool for “Zoe”.  Diagnosed with Bilateral Wilms Cancer & has had multiple surgeries & multiple follow up appointments. "Zoe’s" mom stopped working to take her to these appointments via the bus. They only have 1 car due to the financial constraints of medical bills due to Zoe’s illness (Donation totaled $4,980). Queens, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong donated $2,938 for two iPads, two weighted blankets, & two annual memberships for Sensory Beans which is an indoor parent facilitated sensory facility for children. two brothers were born 14 months apart & are autistic. Both were premature and have language issues. Both have swallowing issues & are limited to only five foods they can eat. They both have severe sensory issues. Nassau County, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong paid for two stabilizers, two weighted blankets, Sensory Toys & $100 Amazon gift card for two siblings ages four and seven who have severe ADHD. Family finances are limited. These items have been extraordinarily successful in helping them focus and overcoming anxiety. Oyster Bay, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong donated ten iPads/5 with ProLoque2Go Application (special software) to Locust Valley’s Life Skills Program. The iPads have supported the students in communicating. As a result they have successfully completed projects and have become a part of the school community. Locust Valley, NY  
     

  • YOLO Strong donated 15 iPads to Hempstead High School. Hempstead has a very productive Life Skills Program.  Their students are hardworking & play a big role in their school community. Chromebooks were needed in their Life Skills Program to enhance learning. Hempstead, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong made a donation to General Douglas MacArthur High School. The Life Skills Program in the Special Education Department had some needs & we wanted to help. Their coffee club conducts fundraisers where they make and sell coffee and treats.  This program helps these children with their social skills & raises money for their field trips.  The Applied Behavior Analysis Program also needed special furniture. The donation totaled $3,236.44. Levittown, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong donated fifteen Chromebooks to Carle Place High School. Carle Place offers specialized programs to enable students to achieve the highest level of independence in a safe learning environment.  Chromebooks were needed for the High School Special Education Department to allow students to acquire the skills necessary to be successful and for students to reach their highest potential. The donation totaled $1,938.30. Carle Place, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong donated $2,500 for students and teachers  at ACDS to utilize the STAR curriculum. STAR curriculum is a research and evidence based curriculum that teaches children with autism the critical skills needed to address their academic, social & emotional development. It is the only curriculum that has been validated by multiple independent randomized control trials. Plainview, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong donated $20,000 to Mill Neck School for the Deaf for 4 hearing aids for children in need. Mill Neck , NY

  • YOLO Strong gifted 3 scholarships for local OBEN Middle School special needs students totaling $750. Oyster Bay, NY

  • YOLO Strong donated $3,000 for a  medically fragile child.  Suffolk County, NY 

  • YOLO Strong donated 6 iPads (to Danny's Wish) with special software to underprivileged, non-verbal autistic children. Elmont, NY.
     

  • YOLO Strong donated toys & clothes to an autistic low-income child for Christmas.  Long Island, NY.
     

  • YOLO Strong gifted two scholarships for local OBEN Middle School special needs students totaling $500. Oyster Bay, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong donated $500 to Oyster Bay/East Norwich School District SEPTA (Special Education Parent Teacher Association). Oyster Bay, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong donated $4,000 from ASCF to The Morgan Center through YOLO Strong Foundation’s A Dollar per Mile Campaign. Hicksville, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong donated $1,000 in supplies & gift cards to Friday Friends, a monthly respite program, where children with special needs can join & bond with teen volunteers in the community on a one-to-one basis. Oyster Bay, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong paid off the remaining balance of a car for and portable wheel chair for a twelve-year-old girl who has coxa vara (a deformity of the hip).  She has had many complex hip surgeries and is wheelchair-bound.  Transportation for her many doctor appointments are required for her well being. Long Island, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong paid off $3,000 in medical bills for a family whose 6-year-old son was diagnosed with ependymoma grade ll/lll anaplastic brain tumor. Due to complications from surgeries, he needed to remain in the hospital which resulted in family displacement. YOLO Strong paid for a portion of their medical bills to relieve some financial burden since mom & dad cannot work. Long Island, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong paid $3,500 towards medical bills for a family with a six-month-old boy diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy type 1.  Unforeseen time in the hospital resulted in financial hardships. YOLO Strong assisted this family with a portion of their bills to provide financial relief.
     

  • YOLO Strong donated gift cards to the Matthew Fetzer Foundation for children in hospitals. Bayville, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong paid for an elevator to be built in the home of a medically fragile child. Long Island, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong assisted a local family in getting a pop-up trailer donated for a medically fragile child who underwent heart surgery. This allows her to be transported & receive treatment in a sterile environment. Oyster Bay, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong continues to support The Morgan Center by providing tuition for preschool children undergoing chemotherapy treatments. Hicksville, NY

    • In 2019 $10,000 was donated

    • In 2018 $27,500 was donated

    • In 2017 $107,000 was donated

    • Between 2013-2016 $104,000 was donated
       

  • YOLO Strong gifted two $500 scholarships for local high school special needs students. Oyster Bay, NY


 

  • YOLO Strong donated 25 Build-A-Bear Teddy Bears to the children attending The Morgan Center. Hicksville, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong was a Mill Neck Manor Christmas Magic Event Wreath Sponsor. Mill Neck, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong donated 10 iPads to poor children with autism. Elmont, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong sponsored tuition for children attending The Morgan Center. Hicksville, NY
     

  • Donated money for sick students to attend a Christmas event. Hicksville, NY
     

  • Donated school supplies for The Morgan Center. Hicksville, NY
     

  • Participated in Cuts for a Cure. Levittown, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong attended & donated to the Amanda Styles Cirelli Foundation Gala. New Jersey
     

  • YOLO Strong attended & participated in the Michael Magro Volleyball fundraiser. Hicksville, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong collected & delivered toys to children in the hospital with the Matthew Fetzer Foundation. Bayville, NY
     

  • YOLO Strong put together smile bags & delivered them to children with cancer in the hospital. New Jersey