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2020 Annual Gala Registration Now Open

You are cordially invited to the The Danny Fund Gala February 8, 2020 ~ 7:00 PM to Midnight “Offering Help. Offering Hope.” The New York Athletic Club, Travers Island, Pelham, NY 10803 $150 per person Click here for tickets!

2020 Fund Raising Form & Letter Downloads

Here are the digital PDF versions of our yearly fund raising forms and letters. They can be printed and/or filled out digitally and emailed back to us at info@thedannyfund.org. Click a button below to view, or download by right clicking and selecting “save as”.    

The Danny Fund Character Breakfast

The Danny Fund held a Breakfast with The Characters on Saturday, Jan. 12th 2019 at The Community Church of the Pelhams. Three of our current Danny Fund kids and their families enjoyed breakfast and meeting their favorite Characters. There was also a card making event for our DF children along with raffles for gift baskets. […]

Marina’s Story: A Big Family Gets Even Bigger

When you have five kids under the age of 10 you’re pretty much always dealing with a variety of bumps and bruises, coughs and colds, and the ever-popular stomach virus. Invariably, one of these tends to surface in the days before your family vacation, which was the case when the Bowen family was headed to […]

Sophia P’s Story: A Good Deed Comes Full Circle

  Nearly 20 years ago Joe Durnin and fellow community members banded together to offer support when a neighbor’s young son was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia. What began as a grassroots effort to help one family weather the storm evolved into an organization that would ultimately assist more than sixty others as […]

Julianne’s Story: “I Want to Be an Angel”

“I want to be an angel.” This was the response Maureen Borsella got from her 8-year-old daughter Julianne when she asked what she wanted to be a few days before Halloween. A fairly innocuous response to most, but to Julianne’s mom it was gut wrenching. Less than two weeks later those words became all the […]

Audrey’s Story: A ‘Danny Kid’ and One of Siwanoy’s Own

In June 2008, Audrey and her twin brother Andrew were born prematurely to an elementary School special education teacher Kim and her husband Andrew. At only 25 weeks’ gestation, Audrey weighed a tiny one pound four ounces and faced a marathon 135-day hospital stay with medical complications that included a severe brain hemorrhage, a collapsed […]