How We Have Contributed

Empire State Games for the Physically Challenged

This year again, The Dee Foundation donated to the Nassau County Empire State Games for the  Physically Challenged – Victory Challenge.  The Dee Foundation sponsored  the track and field events in honor of Dee.  The games will be held from  May 31st – June 1st, 2018 at Mitchel Athletic Complex and Nassau Community College. The Games are a wonderful event, not  just for the athletes, but for all the people who surround them. It  gives families and friends an opportunity to celebrate the challenges  and triumphs of all the competitors.

Main Street Arts – Saxtons River, Vermont:

Main Street Arts’ mission is to serve  the creative needs of the greater community. We seek to encourage  creative expression through a wide range of artistic experiences. This  grant supports the installation of an elevator to our building so that  everyone is able to attend all MSA functions. MSA’s vision is to be a catalyst for creativity that is accessible to all.

Next Stage Arts

Next Stage Arts Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to  helping art happen through the programming, development and operation of  the Next Stage theater, a newly renovated performing arts facility in  Putney, Vermont. We celebrate the diversity of artistic expression by  fostering a collaborative environment for audiences, performers, and  community based arts and educational organizations, and we are committed  to enhancing the village of Putney as a cultural center.

Variety Child Learning Center

Variety Child Learning Center is a school for children from pre-k to first grade who face all kinds of developmental challenges. This grant was awarded to help fund a new playground, and more specifically make it accessible to all the students of the school regardless of their physical abilities. 

Meeting Waters YMCA

“Strengthening the foundation of community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.“


This summer day camp, held at the site where the Black River and Connecticut River meet in Springfield, Vermont, is an enrichment program accessible to children with physical, social and academic challenges.  

Variety Child Learning Center

This year The Dee Foundation supported Variety Child Learning Center by helping fund the renovation of the bathroom facilities.  More specifically the accessibility portions of the bathrooms.