Category Archives: General News

This Thanksgiving Weekend, Join Us for the 29th Annual Festival of Trees!

The 29th Annual CP Nassau Long Island Festival of Trees Friday-Sunday, November 23-25, 2018 Holiday Extravaganza – This event is renowned for its spectacular array of designer-decorated trees and a gingerbread village. Features continuous live entertainment, Santa, vendor marketplace, children’s activities, Department 56 village and display, and more! All trees and gingerbread are for sale. […]

Enter for a chance to win: 2 tickets to see the NY Knicks take on the Golden State Warriors

The Theresa Foundation Presents… Take a chance and enter to win: 2 tickets to see the New York Knicks take on the Golden State Warriors Enter Here to win 2 tickets to New York Knicks  vs.  Golden State Warriors Friday, October 26, 2018 | 7:30 PM 2 Seats – Section 104 | Row 6 | Seats […]

Thank you for participating in our 21st Annual Swingin’ Fore Theresa Golf Outing!

Thank you for participating in our 21st Annual Swingin’ Fore Theresa  Golf Outing & Gala Reception to show your support for the Theresa Foundation. A Special Thank You to our Wonderful Sponsors! We appreciate those who purchased raffle tickets and participated in our live and silent auctions. Congratulations to Frank Garibaldi, Jr. on winning this year’s grand […]

21st Annual Swingin’ Fore Theresa

Join us for our 21st Annual Swingin’ Fore Theresa Golf Outing & Gala Reception June 28, 2018 North Hills Country Club Gala Reception 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Included Green Fees – Golf Cart – Awards The Swingin’ Fore Theresa Golf Outing, to be held on Thursday, June 28th, is an annual fundraising event to […]

24th Annual Theresa Awards!

We look forward to seeing you on Friday ! There is still time to register for the 24th Annual Theresa Awards Dinner. Please call Alyssa if you have questions regarding the Theresa Awards Dinner at: 516-432-0200 or We are still accepting donations of raffle baskets or restaurant certificates. Click Here to Purchase Tickets    Click Here to […]


by Emily Perl Kingsley.c1987 by Emily Perl Kingsley. All rights reserved I am often asked to describe the experience of raising a child with a disability – to try to help people who have not shared that unique experience to understand it, to imagine how it would feel. It’s like this…… When you’re going to […]

“Movin’ Right Along…”

The Theresa Academy continues to grow both in enrollment as well as space! Renovations were completed in time for the fall opening of classes. We doubled the size of the Art Room and the Black Box Theater. Both spaces serve as multi-purpose rooms during camp, as well as our Saturday Morning Respite program. Our newest […]

TAPA Summer Camp Enriched All Of Us

TWO SESSIONS of the TAPA summer camp were held this year. Through the gracious donation of his Theresa Foundation Award, New York State Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg, known for his dedication to the special needs community, donated his gift to provide scholarships for Long Beach Public School students, to attend TAPA, thus enabling those students to […]

Scouts Help Beautify the Theresa Building

Eagle Scout, William Misitano (second from left) made the Theresa Foundation his final project. William designed and built planters and benches for the Theresa Building in Lido Beach, New York, and designed and constructed a huge flower garden for the north side of the building. TAPA summer campers were able to enjoy the flowers and […]