The Eugene Zitwer Foundation, Inc.

Mission Statement

By providing entertainment, toys and special events to seriously ill children in the New York area, The Eugene Zitwer Foundation, also known as The Uncle Yuddy Fund, brings love, laughter and emotional support to these children and their families during their times of need. The Foundation has also refurbished hospital pediatric playrooms, provided funding for medical procedures, for professionally supervised child-life staff and extended playroom hours, for holiday programs, and for video libraries and equipment. The Uncle Yuddy Fund is a celebration of life and is run solely by volunteers.

See [here] to read our fundraising letter for 2014.

See [here] to see our brochure.

See [here] to read our Walkathon letter for 2015.

Two Local Women Helping Bring Joy to Sick Kids

More than two decades ago, Mary Millman and Sharon Dashow decided the best way to honor Millman's father was to start a foundation geared at helping kids in need of some love and special attention.

The Eugene Zitwer Foundation was born, and now serves sick children throughout the New York Metropolitan area... [read here].

The Uncle Yuddy Fund