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Phone: 516 509-2406
33 Harding Ave
Lynbrook
New York 11563
USA
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Target demographics: boys and girls between the ages of 9 and 21+ who have a physical and/or mental disability

Direct beneficiaries per year: with 41 athletes, their families and extended families, friends and all who come in contact with these amazing athetes

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: help sell raffle ticket books for four big-screen Samsung HD TV;s, winners drawn at our holiday party on 12/13

Geographic areas served: All of Long Island, New York

Programs: a nine month hockey program, played on sleds on a full length ice rink, with full contact.

Mission:
To foster, promote and encourage sportsmanship, teamwork and camaraderie through the sport of sled hockey, specifically aimed at a juvenile and adolescent population of physically and/or mentally challenged athletes.
Inherent in that goal is the development of a sense of self-esteem, pride and friendship within this population. Long Island Sled Hockey, Inc. also focuses on the development and nurturing of positive attitudes in and outside the Long Island community toward those with physical and/or mental handicapping conditions.
Results:
with 41 athletes, one U.S. National Championship, 5 RoughRiders Cup Championships, 3 Canadian Championships, I state NY/Albany Championship, 2013 & 2014 SW Florida Championships, six bronze medals and four silver medals, (all in 11 years!) they continue to amaze. PLEASE visit our web site and view the eight videos on our Home Page, produced by WABC TV, MSN Network, YES Network, the NY Times, Verizon Fios One and others.

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05/23/14
I have been fortunate enough to have played on the Rough Riders almost since inception. The team has given me so many gifts for which I am grateful and I'm not just referring to sticks or sleds. (though all of those items & more are provided) After being paralyzed in a car accident the Rough ... more »
05/22/14
This organization does not only change the lives of it's athletes but the athletes' families as well. The feeling of confidence and independence it gives is amazing. We are all one big family... more »
05/22/14
LISH is a very unique organization. It allows people with a broad range of disabilities and ages to participate in a great sport. In my 18 years of disability sport experience, I rarely see an organization with this level of acceptance and integration. It is evident by the smiles on every face you ... more »
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