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John Wayne Cancer Institute
The John Wayne Cancer Institute is dedicated to the understanding, innovative treatment, and diagnosis of cancer in order to eliminate patient suffering and prolong survival. In existence for more then 30 years, the JWCI's mission is being accomplished through continual innovative clinical and translation laboratory research and the education of the next generation of oncologists and scientists.
Patrick Wayne highlights the excellent work and research being done at JWCI to fight cancer as a frequent guest on Ask the Lawyer with Mike Connors.
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens translates the Gospel of Jesus Christ into action by affirming the dignity and value of every person, especially the most vulnerable members of our diverse society. Their efforts are widespread throughout the two large NYC boroughs as they continue to reach out to those in need and those who would like to volunteer to help.
A Chance in Life
On a mission to provide a chance in life to at-risk youth throughout the world.
It started in a destroyed area of Italy after World War II: the first Boys Town (Now Boys and Girls Town) housed young orphans who were otherwise forgotten after the devastation. The youngsters built and maintained their own community, were educated and taught leadership and the responsibility of self-governance in their new home. Now, there are Boys and Girls Towns also in India and Ethiopia with the same mission as the one in Italy, which is still going strong.
Dominican Friars Foundation
The Dominican Friars Foundation unifies the various fundraising efforts that support the Province, Headquartered in New York City.
Its express purpose is to support the Dominican Friars of the Province of Saint Joseph, especially the aging friars who have dedicated their lives to fighing the good fight and the younger ones who are preparing for battle.
With the support of the Dominican Foundation, the Friars work for the salvation of souls and the glory of God in and through parishes, hospitals, college campuses, and a variety of new evangelization apostolates.
Little Sisters of the Poor - Queen of Peace Residence
Elderly Residents (65+ years old) who are without financial means, family or social support receive quality care at the Little Sisters of the Poor Queens House.
The continuum of services permits a sense of security throughout life. Once a senior Resident comes to Queen of Peace, they have a home for the remainder of their years.
Queen of Peace provides
Apartment living available to the needy elderly who are still able to live independently. Rent is based on one’s income and assets.
Skilled nursing care is offered for residents who require daily care and assistance.
Priests For LIfe
Priests for Life, led by National Director Fr. Frank Pavone, is dedicated to galvanizing the Catholic clergy to preach, teach, and mobilize their people more effectively in the effort to end abortion and euthanasia.
On another level, Priests for Life represents a family of ministries that reach and enrich every aspect of the pro-life movement through a large variety of activities.
Members of Priests for Life spread the good word to restore protection to the most vulnerable members of the human family.
Ron Hunt Eagles Baseball Association
The Ron Hunt Eagles Baseball Association (RHEBA) was formed by the All-Star second baseman in 1987 as a non-profit organization to teach the fundamentals of baseball to young men from all over the world.
Along with the fundamentals of baseball, there are many other principles of life young participants learn from the program. These include self-discipline, getting along with others, taking responsibility upon oneself, being a team player, and equality.
Several players from have received scholarships through association with the RHEBA, and 9 have been drafted.