The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. The Society’s mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
The Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation facilitates bone marrow, blood stem cell and umbilical cord blood transplants for children and adults suffering from life-threatening illnesses. The Gift of Life is an associate donor registry of the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) and a participating member of the worldwide registry Bone Marrow Donors Worldwide.
The Nature Conservancy is a leading international, nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the diversity of life on Earth. The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive
The Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, an integral component of New York University Medical Center, is the world’s first facility devoted entirely to rehabilitation medicine. Founded in 1948 by Dr. Howard A. Rusk, the Rusk Institute is the largest university-affiliated center for the treatment of adults and children with disabilities, as well as for research and training in rehabilitation medicine.
Island Harvest’s mission is to reduce food waste and end hunger on Long Island. Since 1992, Island Harvest has been serving as the bridge between those who have excess food and those who need it. A trained corps of dedicated volunteer’s rescue surplus food from local restaurants and delis and collect canned and packaged foods from collection campaigns, which are then distributed to the hungry.
The American Airpower Museum (AAM) at Republic Airport has flown its squadron of operational World War II aircraft for the past decade for the purpose of paying tribute to the men and women who have defended our freedoms.