HOSPITAL PROGRAMS (1991 - 2016)
We have been able to make a difference in the lives of thousands of children by funding programs at area hospitals between 1991- 2016, many of which we sponsored year after year. Here are some of the activities that we have sponsored in years past.
The Uncle Yuddy Inpatient Playroom Saturday Program; funding for Saturday and Sunday child-life assistant.
BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER
Holiday staffing for the pediatric playroom; funding of crayons and coloring books for the pediatric emergency department.
BROOKDALE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER
Funding for end of year holiday parties and gifts; funding for child-life pediatric staff.
Funding of soothing sounds program, headphones for teens, and wooden CT scan machine.
HOSPITAL OF SPECIAL SURGERY
LENOX HILL HOSPITAL
Refurbished pediatric playroom.
MAIMONIDES MEDICAL CENTER
Purchase of electronics; funding for monthly visits by The Prospect Park Zoo for science programming in out-patient waiting rooms and in-patient children's ward; and funding for part-time weekend child-life assistant; purchase of chalkboard wall decals, canvases, oil colors, paint brushes, doodle chalk markers, art frames, literature rack, and cloud image ceiling tiles with back lighting.
MEMORIAL SLOAN KETTERING
Monthly visits by The New York Aquarium for science programming in out-patient waiting areas and in-patient settings.
MOUNT SINAI MEDIAL CENTER
purchase of therapy coping dolls for patients undergoing treatment, musical instruments for music therapy; purchase of DVD players and movies; funding of Musical Magic with Ukuleles and the Prize, Prize Prize for KidZone TV programs; purchase of keyboards for isolated and confined children and their families; purchase of Game Station Fun.
MONTEFIORE MEDICAL CENTER
Purchase of therapy dolls for patient coping skills and funding for Musicians on Call music program.
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY LANGONE MEDICAL CENTER
Entertainment for the pediatric unit at the Rusk Institute, funding of toys and games for new playroom at Rusk Institute; funding of a birthday party and gift program at Rusk Institute; purchase of toys for the pediatric playroom after the advent of Hurricane Sandy, musical and group entertainment for patients in large settings.
NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
Purchase of gifts for patients; purchase of supplies for medical coping project and sound machines for neo-natal unit; funding for night-time child-life assistant; purchase of special toys.
SCHNEIDER CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
Sponsored Uncle Yuddy's Music Buddies program.
ST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL
Renovated pediatric playroom; partially funded the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory expansion project.
WYCKOFF HEIGHTS MEDICAL CENTER
Funding for iPads and various items to renovate the treatment and examination rooms for pediatrics patients experiencing invasive medical procedures and treatment.