Monthly Archives: June 2014

Phone Calls that Change Lives Part One


Every day at the Foundation for Sight and Sound, I have the opportunity to talk to people around the country on the phone and although I am conveying the same information every call is unique and personal in its own … Continue reading


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Cycling for Charity


Grant Petersen once said, “Think of bicycles as rideable art that can just about save the world.” Doing anything interesting on August 9, 2014? Well, Mitch Shapiro and his wife Donnalee sure are! The two are riding their tandem bike … Continue reading


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My Nonprofit Jumpstart


My name is Marissa Marinucci, I am interning at the Foundation For Sight and Sound through the Community Fellows Program at Adelphi University. I have always been interested in the nonprofit sector and helping others but this has been an … Continue reading


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Living In a Silent World


You know, growing up, I didn’t exactly have the greatest childhood…or something most people look back on and smile about because of the special, unforgettable memories they made. It’s safe to say that the year 1997 was especially hard for … Continue reading


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2012-2013 Scholarship Recipient Jordyn’s 1st year at college


My first year as a college student at Arizona State University has come to an end, and it felt like it was over in a blink of an eye. As I look back on photos, posts, and messages from the … Continue reading


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A Great Day of Golf!


On Monday, June 2, 2014, Foundation For Sight & Sound held its 5th Annual Stan Shapiro Memorial Golf Classic.  It was a gorgeous day to play golf, the weather was picture perfect. A total of 64 golfers were treated to … Continue reading


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