Kids for Kids Foundation is a community of friends, families, and colleagues raising money for organizations that support children and families struggling with medical challenges.
Our family-focused events celebrate all that we have to be grateful for and serve to inspire the next generation of humanitarians – our children.
We envision a time when all children struggling with health challenges can have a better future and a chance at life. And we strive to instill in our youth the importance of helping others, no matter your age.
When a child becomes sick or struggles with health issues, it impacts the entire family unit, turning all of their lives upside down. That is why we focus on supporting organizations that serve both children and their families.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. As a cutting-edge research institution, world-class children’s hospital and respected charity, they are dedicated to one goal: Finding cures. Saving children.®
Since its inception in 2008, Kids for Kids Foundation has raised over $9 million for St. Jude, including $1.3 million in 2017.
Maimonidies Children’s Hospital
At Maimonidies, patient care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is family-centered. While their primary focus is on the care of the neonate, they also take into account the needs of the entire family. Parents, siblings, grandparents and other loved ones who are a part of the family unit are seen as integral elements of the neonate’s health and are included in care decisions at every step.
Starting in 2018, the Kids for Kids Foundation is committing $1.5 million over the next 10 years to the NICU at Maimonidies.
St. Mary’s Hospital for Children
St. Mary’s mission is to improve the health and quality of life for children with special needs and life-limiting conditions and their families. They are New York’s largest and most experienced provider of long-term care to children with medically complex conditions and NYC’s only post-acute care facility.
Staring in 2018, the Kids for Kids Foundation is committing $500,000 over the next 10 years to St. Mary’s.
WHO WE ARE
The Kids for Kids Foundation was established in 2008 by a group of New York City professionals to help children and families battling catastrophic diseases. Our community is made up of friends, family, and colleagues who organize and support family-oriented fundraising events.
Starting out with 12 Founders, the Committee is now made up of 58 members.
Our Junior Committee
Teaching young children the importance of giving back during the early stages of their lives is one of our core values. This is what inspired the formation of the Kids for Kids Junior Committee back in 2012. This group of 35 children range in age from 5 to 18 years old. They dedicate themselves to organizing year-round creative fundraising events while focusing on their desire to help other children.
Read more about the formation of the Junior Committee.