Theresa Foundation


“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 …

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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 …

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Fall 2004 Newsletter

by: Linda M. Mullen & Susan S. Russo Fall, 2004 “We just love chairing this fund-raiser” from start to finish and took some great candid shots of our players (as you can see in our newsletter.) Many thanks to Ron, for all his time, talent and support of the Foundation! The grand finale of this …

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Remembering a Special Child

By Pete Sheehan, The Long Island Catholic Whenever Susan Russo sees a child with any kind of physical impairment, “I see part of Theresa,” her own daughter who died almost seven years ago. Not only does she see her daughter, who died at the age of five-and-a-half after struggling all her life with microcephalay and cerebral …

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