John Theissen Children's Foundation

John Theissen Children's Foundation

1881 Wantagh Ave, Wantagh (NY), 11793, United States

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(516) 679-5098

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We help sick and underprivileged children in any capacity possible.

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Mission -Provide hospitals and child-care facilities with therapeutic and recreational equipment.
-Support families with financial assistance to defray medical expenses.
-Offer sick and needy children toys throughout the holiday season.
-Fulfill patient's (ages birth to 18 years old) wishlists throughout the year.
-Assist sick and underprivileged children.
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Wishes:Throughout the year, we provide special wishes and gifts to child ages infant through 18 years old age.
Hospitals, Agencies or Social workers must submit all requests in writing to the foundation. All recipients are required to sign a form of acknowledgment upon receiving the gift.
All requests are considered.
includes some of the following: Vacation Getaways, Events Tickets, Special meet and greet experiences and more

Family Fun Center:
The Family Fun Center provides hours of fun for sick and underprivileged children and their siblings. The center has four separate areas. Area # 1 has twelve 32” flat screen televisions mounted on the walls and each one is equipped with an XBOX 360 or PlayStation 3 game system. Area #2 has three 32” flat screen televisions mounted on the wall and each one is equipped with a Wii game systems and RockBand for PlayStation 3. Area # 3 is our Arts and Crafts area with face painting, tattoo stations, arts and crafts and even a nail salon station. Area # 4 is our Sweet Station where children fill their goodie bags with the most popular candies. We also provide the children with popcorn popped right in front of them in our popcorn cart. The children can choose from all kinds of frozen treats from our ice cream stand.

The Family Fun Center helps the children and their families focus on something other than their illnesses or their financial situation. The center is available for the children to celebrate their birthdays, end of treatment parties or any other occasion at no cost. The Family Fun Center is open seven days a week for the children to enjoy anytime at no cost, so they can feel like a regular kid.

Awards 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.2015 , 2016 Voted Long Island Press -Bethpage Federal Credit Union Best Charity on Long Island.
Founded 1992
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