Partnership Program

Gift of Play Partner

Partners

Through strategic nonprofit partnerships, our partners help us achieve our overall mission to provide respite and play for children who are suffering or living in need. Below is a list of our partners and their missions. Together we will help empower children who are struggling with life's challenges, bring children joy and help alleviate their suffering and make a positive difference in their lives.

 

Angel Flight
Angel Flight is a charitable organization that provides air transportation in private aircraft by volunteer pilots so that children and adults may access life saving medical care free of charge.
 
Big Apple Circus Clown Care Program
The Big Apple Circus Clown Care (SM) hospital clowning program brings laughter and joy to the bedsides of acutely and chronically ill children year round.

Birthday Wishes
Birthday Wishes mission is to bring birthday parties to homeless children.  We are currently supporting Birthday Wishes in Rhode Island and Springfield, MA.

Bradley Hospital
Lifespan partner and a teaching hospital for Brown Medical School, Bradley Hospital has established itself as the national center for training and research in child and adolescent psychiatry.

Comfort Zone Camp - Comfort Zone provides grieving children with a voice, a place and a community in which to heal, grow and lead more fulfilling lives.

 

Congregation of Divine Providence
The primary mission of the Congregation of Divine Providence, Kentucky in the Appalachian foothills of southeastern Kentucky, Tennessee, and West Virginia is to educate people of all ages and creeds so that they may know and receive the respect and dignity that is their just due. The sisters are especially attentive to the needs of the most vulnerable, the children. Through classroom instruction and works of mercy, the sisters strive to give these children the knowledge, respect, and compassion they need to develop their full potential as human persons.

Dream Foundation
The mission of the Dream Foundation is to enhance the quality of life for individuals and their families who are battling life-threatening illness. 

Give Kids the World
Give Kids the World exists only to fulfill the wishes of all children with life-threatening illnesses and their families from around the world to experience a memorable, joyful, cost-free visit to the Central Florida attractions, and to enjoy the magic of Give Kids The World Village for as long as there is a need.

Harlem Children's Zone
Harlem Children's Zone, Inc. is a pioneering, non-profit, community-based organization that works to enhance the quality of life for children and families in some of New York City's most devastated neighborhoods.

Hasbro Children's Hospital
Rhode Island's premier pediatric facility, Hasbro Children's Hospital is the pediatric division of Rhode Island Hospital, a Lifespan partner.

Hole in the Wall Camps/The Association of Hole in the Wall Camps

The Association of Hole in the Wall Camps is a not for profit umbrella organization set up to serve existing Hole in the Wall Camps as well as camps in formation. Our mission is to extend the magical Hole in the Wall Camps experience to as many children with serious illnesses and life-threatening conditions as possible.

Homes for the Homeless
Homes for the Homeless is dedicated to reducing homelessness and poverty by providing families with the education and training that will enable them to build independent lives. The first step in this effort is to recognize that homelessness today is not simply a housing issue, but instead is an education issue and a children's issue.

Marines Toys for Tots
The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys each year and distribute those toys as gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.

Operation Smile

Operation Smile volunteers repair childhood facial deformities while building public and private partnerships that advocate for sustainable healthcare systems for children and families. Together, they create smiles, change lives, and heal humanity.

Planet Hope
Planet Hope's mission is to provide hope for a better life for thousands of homeless and abused children and their families.

Shelter Partnership
Shelter Partnership is dedicated to alleviating, preventing and ending homelessness by assisting in the development of short-term and transitional housing programs, affordable housing, and supportive services for the homeless and potentially homeless throughout Los Angeles County.

Special Olympics Rhode Island
To provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for individuals with intellectual disabilities by giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.

Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation
Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to making a world of difference for seriously ill children and their families.

Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders of NYU Medical Center

The Hassenfeld Children's Center believes that the emotional and psychological impact of helping to normalize children's lives during treatment will have a lasting, positive effect both in fighting the disease and long after the illness is cured. The Hassenfeld Children's Center is nationally recognized for its top medical care, and its groundbreaking child-life and emotional support programs.

TAPS
TAPS is the 24/7 tragedy assistance resource for ANYONE who has suffered the loss of a military loved one, regardless of the relationship to the deceased or the circumstance of the death.

Teammates for Kids Foundation
Through a team built with integrity and in partnership with professional athletes, celebrities, organizations, and fans, the Teammates for Kids Foundation, co-founded in 1999 by Garth Brooks, exists to develop and implement innovative concepts that generate funds for the benefit of children's charities.

Treehouse
Treehouse responds to the needs, hopes and dreams of foster children throughout the King County area of Seattle, WA and is uniquely committed to helping them attain self-esteem, confidence and their fullest potential.

Walking Shield
Walking Shield's mission is to improve the quality of life and create positive futures for American Indians who live on our nation's reservations by managing and coordinating programs that provide shelter, healthcare, food and clothing, educational assistance, community development assistance, and humanitarian support.

World Vision
World Vision is dedicated to helping children and their communities worldwide reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty.