The Islanders are committed to helping make a difference in the community by working with and for causes close to the hearts of our fans. Throughout the course of the season, we will be working with a select group of non-profit organizations to help raise awareness and funding for their causes at Islanders games this upcoming season.

Non-profit organizations selected to participate will receive the following: concourse table, volunteer/fan interaction, 50/50 proceeds, in-game feature during the Community Corner spotlight, and other marketing assets as available.

If you would like your non-profit organization to be considered for this program email [email protected].

Submit the below link if you would like your non-profit organization to be considered for this program

October

Oct. 14, 2023 - American Red Cross

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Oct. 17, 2023 - Latina Sisters Support, Inc.

Latina Sisters Support, Inc. strived to educate, encourage, empathize, and empower Hispanic / Latina sisters and their families faced with breast cancer diagnosis, and survivorship, and risk reduction. By providing workshops, medical support, professional support, community awareness events, and shared individual testimonies. Latina Sister Support, Inc. engages sisters, and serve as a living portrait of hope. A woman lifted by others is stronger than a woman who stands alone.

Oct. 20, 2023 - Sunrise Association

The mission of the Sunrise Association is to bring back the joys of childhood to children with cancer and their siblings worldwide. Sunrise accomplishes this through the creation and oversight of welcoming, inclusive summer day camps, year-round programs and in-hospital recreational activities, all offered free of charge.

Oct. 24, 2023 - Three Strohm Sisters Family Foundation

The Three Strohm Sisters Family Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 1999, by three sisters, who were all afflicted with breast cancer. As survivors, they found strength in organizing a foundation to support those battling this dreadful disease by funding research and raising awareness. The selfless service to humanity performed by Jane Stanczuk, Kathy Sarna and Lucille Montrony has inspired people, around the world, and has resulted in tremendous growth in achievements, contributions, and volunteers.

November

Nov. 4, 2023 - American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society strives to improve the lives of people with cancer and their families through advocacy, research, and patient support, to ensure everyone has an opportunity, to prevent, detect, treat, and survive cancer.

Nov. 4, 2023 - Stand Up To Cancer

Stand Up To Cancer works relentlessly to offer the newest, most effective, and most promising cancer treatments to patients quickly by bringing together the best minds to collaborate, innovate, and share cancer research.

Nov. 4, 2023 - Northwell Health Foundation

Northwell Health Foundation mission is to inspire the most people in our communities to advance Northwell Health by giving to the best of their ability.

Nov. 7, 2023 - Folds of Honor

Folds of Honor is a nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to the spouses and children of military and first responders who have fallen or been disabled. Since its inception in 2007, Folds of Honor has awarded nearly 44,000 scholarships valued at nearly $200 million. It was founded by Lt Col Dan Rooney, the only-ever F-16 fighter pilot (with three combat tours in Iraq) and PGA Professional.

Nov. 11, 2023 - United Heroes League

The mission of United Heroes League is to help military families heal, build friendships, and engagement in their communities through sports. They do this by providing access to a wide range of sports activities. Through United Heroes League these kids get to play on sports teams, get equipment, and go to camps and training clinics all at no cost to the military family. They even get to meet and spend time with professional athletes. That's why more than 100 pro athletes and 39 sports teams have signed on to help. Be a hero by helping a hero.

Nov. 11, 2023 - Warrior Scholar Project

The mission of the Warrior Scholar project is to propel enlisted veterans and service members towards success in higher education and beyond through transformative programming that advances skills, builds confidence, and forges lasting connections.

Nov. 22, 2023 - Island Harvest

Island Harvest Food Bank is a leading human services organization whose mission is to end hunger and reduce food waste on Long Island. We accomplish this through innovative programs and services aimed at enhanced hunger awareness, short-term case management, nutrition education, outreach and advocacy initiatives, a Workforce Skills Development Institute, our organic farm, and efficient food collection and distribution. Our work directly supports children, families, seniors, and veterans who turn to us in times of crisis and supports a network of 300 community-based nonprofit organizations. Island Harvest Food Bank is a member of Feeding America®, a nationwide network of food banks leading the effort to solve hunger in the U.S.

Nov. 25, 2023 - Easterseals NY

Easterseals New York provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. We change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people's lives every day.

December

Dec. 5, 2023 - Beautiful Lives Project

Beautiful Lives Project gives people with disabilities the opportunity to actively participate in activities and events that may not have been available to them previously due to physical or facility limitations.

Dec. 5, 2023 - Long Island Advocacy Center

The Long Island Advocacy Center, Inc. is a private not for profit agency dedicated to protecting the legal rights of students and individuals with disabilities.

Dec. 7, 2023 - Mill Neck Foundation for the Deaf

The Mill Neck Foundation for the Deaf, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, provides resources and funding to support the programs and services of its affiliates - Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf, Mill Neck Services for the Deaf, and Lutheran Friends of the Deaf. This family of organizations serves the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing community through every stage of life, from infancy, to K-12 education, to employment, to eldercare, and everything in between.

Dec. 7, 2023 - Olive Osmond Hearing Fund

The Olive Osmond Hearing Fund’s mission is to improve and provide educational, musical, and hearing resources available to the deaf and hard of hearing.

Dec. 9, 2023 - Marine Toys for Tots

The basic mission of the Marine Toys for Tots Program is to collect new unwrapped toys and distribute those toys to less fortunate children at Christmas.

Dec. 11, 2023 - Camp A.N.C.H.O.R

Camp A.N.C.H.O.R is a comprehensive, year-round program that serves thousands of children and adults with special needs who live in the Town of Hempstead, Nassau County Long Island.

Dec. 11, 2023 - Special Olympics NY

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-style sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Dec. 13, 2023 - Starlight Foundation

Starlight Children’s Foundation delivers happiness to seriously ill or injured children and their families. Since 1982, Starlight’s ground-breaking and innovative programs, like Starlight Virtual Reality, Starlight Hospital Wear, and Starlight Gaming, have impacted 21 million kids at more than 800 children’s hospitals across the U.S.

Dec. 15, 2023 - Guide Dog Foundation

The Guide Dog Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization serving clients from across the United States and Canada. The Foundation relies on contributions from generous individuals, corporations, service clubs, and foundations to fund its mission to serve people with disabilities. It costs over $50,000 to breed, raise, train, and place one assistance dog, but the Guide Dog Foundation provides its services completely free of charge to the individual.  Its sister organization, America’s VetDogs, trains and provides guide, service, and hearing dogs for disabled veterans and first responders. The Guide Dog Foundation was the first assistance dog school in the United States to be accredited by both the International Guide Dog Federation and Assistance Dogs International.

Dec. 27, 2023 - Easterseals NY

Easterseals New York provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. We change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people's lives every day.

Dec. 29, 2023 - Book Fairies

The Book Fairies sources and redistributes books to under-resourced communities on Long Island, NYC and internationally to provide equitable opportunities for children to learn, grow, and thrive.

January

Jan. 9, 2024 - Beyond the Badge

The mission of Beyond the Badge is to reduce the growing epidemic of first responder suicides by breaking the stigma surrounding first responders coming forward for mental health treatment. We want to spotlight a positive image for those who see strength in coming forward and seeking the help they need and deserve. Additionally, to provide support and resources for the families whose first responder died by suicide.

Jan. 9, 2024 - Northwell Health Foundation

Northwell Health Foundation mission is to inspire the most people in our communities to advance Northwell Health by giving to the best of their ability.

Jan. 9, 2024 - Project Healthy Minds

Project Healthy Minds is a millennial/Gen Z-driven non-profit building the world’s first digital mental health marketplace to democratize access to life-changing services, partnering with public figures to destigmatize mental health, and creating the first national standards for businesses to better support employee mental health.

Jan. 11, 2024 - The INN

The INN provides a broad variety of essential services to assist those challenged by hunger, homelessness and profound poverty. We partner with those in need in a dignified and respectful manner to help them achieve self-sufficiency.

Jan. 21, 2024 - Easterseals NY

Easterseals New York provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. We change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people's lives every day.

Jan. 23, 2024 - LGBT Network

The LGBT Network is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is a home and a voice for LGBT people, their families, and support systems in Long Island and Queens. Our community centers help LGBT people to be themselves, stay healthy, and change the world. Since 1993, the LGBT Network has been pioneering advocacy and social change to create safe spaces where LGBT people LIVE, LEARN, WORK, PLAY, and PRAY.

Jan. 23, 2024 - New York City Gay Hockey Association

The New York City Gay Hockey Association (NYCGHA) is New York’s first and largest LGBTQ+ hockey organization. For over 20 years, we have provided an environment free of harassment and discrimination for members and friends of the LGBTQ+ community to play ice hockey and fulfill their athletic aspirations.

Jan. 23, 2024 - PFY: A Division of Long Island Crisis Center

PFY is a service and an advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ+) individuals. Our mission is to enhance the health and wellness of the LGBTQ+ community through education, supportive services and personal development.

Jan. 27, 2024 - Clark Gillies Foundation

The Clark Gillies Foundation is a non-profit corporation developed to help children who are physically, developmentally, and/or financially challenged.  This assistance can be in the form of payments for medical services, family financial aid, events to enhance the quality of life, and many other forms. Our goal is to help children improve the quality of life and be of assistance in a time of crisis.

February

Feb. 8, 2024 - CBW Community Health Center

The mission of the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center is to provide high quality and affordable health care to all, building on our heritage of success in caring for underserved Asian Americans.

Feb. 10, 2024 - Ronald McDonald House New York Metro

RMHC New York Metro’s mission is to build a community of compassionate care by creating and supporting programs that directly improve the health and well-being of sick children and their families. Thousands of families with sick children travel to the greater New York area each year to find lifesaving medical care. Many families lack accommodation near the hospital, as well as the financial resources needed to support their sick children. RMHC New York Metro extends its support for families with sick children through the operation of family-centered programs, including a Ronald McDonald House in New Hyde Park and two Ronald McDonald Family Rooms at Stony Brook Children’s.

Feb. 24 2024 - Limb Kind Foundation

The mission of the Limb Kind Foundation is to improve the lives of children with limb loss both domestic and international, by strengthening the amputee community
and providing prosthetic care to all.

March

Mar. 2, 2024 - Brotherhood for the Fallen

The mission of the Brotherhood of the Fallen is to send at least two uniformed members of the NYPD in dress uniform, to every funeral in the United States where a law enforcement officer has been killed by an offender. They also will present a check to the family of the fallen officer, while offering members of the fallen department morale support during difficult times.

Mar. 2, 2024 - Answer the Call

The mission of the New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund is to support the families of New York City Police Officers, Firefighters, Port Authority Police, and EMS Personnel who have been killed in the line of duty.

Mar. 5 2024 - Hance Family Foundation

We at the Hance Family Foundation understand that self-esteem is essential to building resilience and confidence. Inspired by Emma, Alyson and Kate Hance, we strive every day to empower girls and women to develop and nurture this critical life skill. We believe that everyone deserves to feel valued and respected, and we strive to provide the tools and resources necessary to achieve this goal.

Mar. 16, 2024 - RISE

RISE is a national nonprofit that educates and empowers the sports community to eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice and improve race relations.

Mar. 19, 2024 - Amber Waves Foundation

An ocean-side farm, Amber Waves unites food and community with the mission to provide rich educational opportunities in agriculture for aspiring growers, thoughtful cooks, and eaters of all ages.

Mar. 23, 2024 - Barth Syndrome Foundation

Barth Syndrome Foundation aims at creating a world in which Barth Syndrome no longer causes suffering or loss of life.  The rare, multi-symptom genetic disorder leaves those suffering with weakened hearts , inability to fight infections amongst other symptoms.  The goal of the Foundation is to save lives through education, advances in treatment and ultimately finding a cure for Barth Syndrome.

Mar. 24, 2024 - Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

April

Apr. 2, 2024 - Nassau / Suffolk Autism Society of America

At the Autism Society of America, we create connections, empowering everyone in the Autism community with the resources needed to live fully. It is our vision to create a world where everyone in the Autism community is connected to the support they need, when they need it.

Apr. 2, 2024 - Popcorn for the People

Popcorn for the People was created by Let's Work for Good Inc. to fill a gap in the employment market where disabled individuals can have respectable job opportunities, equitable pay, proper training, and employment resources. 100% of the profits of Popcorn for the People get reinvested back into our organization to increase out impact.

Apr. 6, 2024 - Pop.Earth

The mission of Pop.Earth is help people with Autism and Developmental Disorders live more fulfilling lives with a focus on health and wellness.

Apr. 6, 2024 - Northwell Health Foundation

Northwell Health Foundation mission is to inspire the most people in our communities to advance Northwell Health by giving to the best of their ability.

Apr. 6, 2024 - Tunnel to Towers Foundation

Since 9/11, Tunnel to Towers Foundation has been helping America’s heroes by providing mortgage-free homes to Gold Star and fallen first responder families with young children and by building specially-adapted smart homes for catastrophically injured veterans and first responders. The Tunnel to Towers Foundation is also committed to eradicating veteran homelessness and helping America to Never Forget September 11, 2001.

Apr. 9, 2024 - Smile Train

Smile Train is the world’s larges cleft-focused organization, with a sustainable and local model of supporting surgery and other forms of essential care. Over the last 20 plus years, Smile Train has supported safe and quality cleft care for 1.5 plus million children and will continue to do so until every child in need with a cleft has access to the care they deserve.

Apr. 11, 2024 - LI Trio

TRIO is an independent, not-for-profit, international organization committed to improving the quality of life of transplant candidates, recipients, their families and the families of organ and tissue donors.

Through the TRIO Headquarters and a network of chapters, TRIO serves its members in the areas of: Awareness, Support, Education, and Advocacy.

Apr. 11 2024 - Live on NY

The LiveOnNY Foundation is the philanthropic arm of LiveOnNY. Created in 2016 with seed funding from Donate Eight, the Foundation complements and enhances the work of LiveOnNY. The Foundation’s core mission is to raise and deploy charitable contributions to help increase the number of lives saved in New York through public and medical education, innovative projects and to support both donor and recipient families through their transplant journey. By making a contribution to The LiveOnNY Foundation, you help us provide the greatest gift of all – the gift of life.

Apr. 17, 2024 - Easterseals NY

Easterseals New York provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. We change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people's lives every day.