Theresa Foundation

General News

Our 2019 Annual Report

As stewards of your support, financial and otherwise, we gratefully submit to you this 2019 Annual Report. The report contains information you need to make sound decisions regarding your future giving.  As you read through, be proud of the positive impact you have made this past year on the special needs community across our country …

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Theresa’s Fun Place Update

Theresa’s Fun Place, a park and playground on the grounds of CP Nassau, serves 240 children on a daily basis with state-of-the-art, fully adaptive equipment. In March, 2020 the Theresa Foundation provided funds to repair the diminished asphalt and walkways. The repairs are complete and the children are back to enjoying the playground! “We are …

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Mike and Myra Gilfix Share One of Their Favorite Berry Muffin Recipes

Mike and Myra are the recipients of the 2020 Theresa Award. They want to share with you one of their favorite berry muffin recipes from the Theresa Foundation’s “Angel Food” cookbook. For those of you who have the cookbook, send us your videos or tag us on social media to let us know what your …

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A Message of Solidarity

The Theresa Foundation stands with those speaking out against racism and injustice. We believe in diversity, inclusion, kindness, and love. And we believe that Black Lives Matter. Core to our purpose as a Foundation is our commitment to the inalienable rights of artistic expression and physical recreation for all–regardless of ability, income, or skin color. Racism …

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Take a Tour of Theresa’s Fun Place

Theresa’s Fun Place: A Playground and Park In a collaborative effort with Cerebral Palsy of Nassau County, the Foundation renovated and rejuvenated the playground with the latest adaptive equipment so that hundreds of children can enjoy the playground each day. The Foundation continues to maintain the grounds on an annual basis.