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Kiss Cancer Goodbye Fall Festival Benefit for Kids Need MoRE

Kiss Cancer Goodbye Fall Festival Benefit for Kids Need MoRE
Gellerman Orthodontics Office, Huntington New York

10/07/2017

This year the Foundation was one of the proud sponsors of a Fall Festival by Dr. Inna Gellerman and the team at Gellerman Orthodontics, supporting Kids Need MoRE Camp Adventure sleep away camp. Click on the event name for more details!

Michael Magro Foundation 13th Annual Evening of Tasting & Giving

Michael Magro Foundation 13th Annual Evening of Tasting & Giving
The Carltun at Eisenhower Park, East Meadow New York

10/02/2017

The Board of Trustees attended the Michael Magro Foundation's 13th Annual Evening of Tasting & Giving to support all of the amazing work this group does.  Click on the event name for more details.

St Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer

St Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer
Westfield Sunrise, Massapequa New York

09/23/2017

Once again Team Spencer stepped out in support of St Jude, led by our able team captain Jean Zakshevsky.  Click on the event name for more photos and details on how to send a donation.

Board of Trustees Meeting

Board of Trustees Meeting

09/21/2017

The Spencer Foundation Board of Trustees met to discuss fundraising, the expansion of Operation: Playcation! to NYU Winthrop Hospital, and planning for 2018.

Operation: Playcation! Expands to NYU Winthrop Hospital

Operation: Playcation! Expands to NYU Winthrop Hospital
NYU Winthrop Hospital, Mineola New York

09/20/2017

Jeanine Spencer and Terrie Magro of the Michael Magro Foundation met with NYU Winthrop Hospital to discuss expanding the Operation: Playcation! program. Click on the event name for more details.

WeCare Blanket Wrapping Party

WeCare Blanket Wrapping Party
Merrick Public Library, Merrick New York

09/06/2017

Jean Zakshevsky and Jeanine Spencer attended the blanket wrapping party in Merrick, NY September 6th where over 500 blankets were wrapped to be distributed to children with cancer.             

Kids Need MoRE Camp Adventure

Kids Need MoRE Camp Adventure
Quinipet Camp and Retreat Center, Shelter Island heights New York

08/12/2017 - 08/18/2017

Jeanine and Nancy were on hand to help out and have fun at the annual Kids Need MoRE Camp Adventure. Click on the event name for more!

Operation: Playcation! Planning Session

Operation: Playcation! Planning Session
Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook New York

08/11/2017

Jeanine Spencer, Sue Porter and Terrie Magro met with Stony Brook Children's Hospital staff to tour the new hospital and discuss next steps for Operation: Playcation!

Operation: Playcation! First Fundraiser!

Operation: Playcation! First Fundraiser!
North Village Tavern, Rockville Centre New York

08/05/2017

The Spencer Foundation's first fundraiser at the North Village Tavern in Rockville Center was a big success! Click on the event name link for more details.

Operation: Playcation! Kickoff

Operation: Playcation! Kickoff
Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook New York

07/06/2017

Terrie Magro of the Michael Magro Foundation and Jeanine Spencer of The Spencer Foundation have teamed up for "Operation Playcation!" They recently dropped by Stony Brook Children’s Hospital to deliver the first two PlayStation Four (PS4) Gaming Systems in what will be an ongoing campaign to provide each patient’s bedside on our South Pediatric Unit [...]

Star-Spangled Donation to Stony Brook Children's Hospital!

Star-Spangled Donation to Stony Brook Children's Hospital!
Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook New York

06/25/2017

Jeanine Spencer dropped off donations of Fourth-of-July hats, blankets and baby clothes to Stony Brook Children's Hospital this afternoon. Click on the event name for more photos!

Supplies for Ronald McDonald House

Supplies for Ronald McDonald House

06/20/2017

The Spencer Foundation dropped off supplies for Stony Brook Children's Hospital Ronald McDonald House with Siena Wealth Advisory Group, Melville NY. Thank you, Jeanine Spencer, Katie Maffett Coleman, Joseph S. DeSena and the entire staff of Siena!

38th Annual Shelter Island 10K/5K Run/Walk

38th Annual Shelter Island 10K/5K Run/Walk
Shelter Island High School Gym, Shelter Island New York

06/17/2017

The Spencer Foundation put their best food forward in the 38th Annual Shelter Island 10K/5K Run/Walk on behalf of KidsNeedMORE! Click on the event name to see photos.

Cancer Center for Kids at NYU Winthrop Hospital 11th Annual Black & White Ball

Cancer Center for Kids at NYU Winthrop Hospital 11th Annual Black & White Ball
Oheka Castle, Huntington New York

04/27/2017

Jeanine Spencer, shown here with Terrie Magro of The Michael Magro Foundation, represented the Foundation at the Cancer Center for Kids at NYU Winthrop Hospital 11th Annual Black & White Ball.  

KidsNeedMORE Camp Adventure Donation

KidsNeedMORE Camp Adventure Donation

04/25/2017

Jeanine Spencer dropped off a donation to the KidsNeedMORE Foundation for their 2017 Camp Adventure

WeCare Blankets Donation

WeCare Blankets Donation
Merrick Public Library, Merrick New York

03/29/2017

Jean Zakshevsky and Jeanine Spencer delivered 16 knitted and crocheted blankets donated by The Spencer Foundation and helped wrap blankets for delivery at the WeCare Blankets wrapping party.       

First Anniversary of The Spencer Foundation

First Anniversary of The Spencer Foundation

03/23/2017

The Board of Trustees at our first meeting on June 15, 2016.  Pictured are Kathie del Castillo, Katie Coleman, Nancy Donachie, Jean Zakshevsky, Jeanine Spencer, Fran Spencer, Lana Thomas, Sue Porter, Nathalie Mishanie (missing:  Joe DeSena) The Spencer Foundation marked the first anniversary of its incorporation on March 23, 2017.  Since our inception, we created [...]

Stony Book Children’s Hospital – Donation of Hats and Art Supplies

Stony Book Children’s Hospital – Donation of Hats and Art Supplies
Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook New York

03/17/2017

Jeanine Spencer dropped off the Foundation’s donation of 46 handcrafted preemie and newborn hats and flash cards, playing cards, pencils, pens, crayons and coloring books for the older children.    

Siena Wealth Advisory Group – Holiday Dinner

Siena Wealth Advisory Group – Holiday Dinner
The Fox Hollow, Woodbury New York

12/07/2016

Katie Coleman, Jeanine Spencer, Sue Porter, Jean Zakshevsky and Joe DeSena attended the Siena Wealth Advisory Group’s holiday dinner, where Siena gave a generous donation to the Foundation.

The Michael Magro Foundation – An Evening of Tasting & Giving

The Michael Magro Foundation – An Evening of Tasting & Giving
The Carltun at Eisenhower Park, East Meadow New York

10/17/2016

Board members and their families attended The Michael Magro Foundation’s fundraising event.

St Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer

St Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer
Westfield Sunrise, Massapequa New York

09/24/2016

We donated $1000 to the St. Jude Research Hospital Walk in Massapequa, NY, It was a rainy morning, but our spirits were not damped when it came to supporting such a wonderful organization.

Fifth Annual Kiss Cancer Good-Bye Walk

Fifth Annual Kiss Cancer Good-Bye Walk
Heckscher Park, Huntington New York

09/10/2016

Jeanine Spencer represented the Foundation at the Kiss Cancer Good-Bye Walk to benefit Kids Need MoRE. Click on the event name for more details.

August Blood Drive - UL LLC

August Blood Drive - UL LLC
UL LLC, Melville New York

08/24/2016

The Spencer Foundation sponsored the August Blood Drive held at UL LLC in Melville NY.  The event brought out several first-time donors for the worthy cause to give blood and the gift of life.  39 pints of blood were donated, up from 24 pints at the previous drive.  Participants that donated blood were able to [...]

KidsNeedMORE Camp Adventure

KidsNeedMORE Camp Adventure
Quinipet Camp & Retreat Center, Shelter Island Heights New York

08/13/2016 - 08/19/2016

During the week of August 13th, The Spencer Foundation was a sponsor of Camp Adventure for the kidsneedmore.org foundation an organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of children, families & young adults coping with cancer and life-threatening illness.  Camp Adventure is a one-week sleep away oncology camp that takes place on Shelter Island, NY a the Quinipet [...]

11th Annual Marcum Workplace Challenge

11th Annual Marcum Workplace Challenge
Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh New York

08/04/2016

The Spencer Foundation and our board members were proud to participate in the 2016 Marcum Challenge on Long Island raising over $600,000 for local charities. The Spencer Foundation is excited to announce that we made a donation of $2,500 to the Michael Magro Foundation, a Long Island charity that raises money for pediatric cancer and [...]