LONG ISLAND SLED HOCKEY INC. - for the differently-abled athlete Overview
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.
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.