The Garden of Dreams Foundation is a non-profit organization that works with The Madison Square Garden Company to positively impact the lives of children facing obstacles. The Foundation works with 28 partner organizations throughout the tri-state area, including hospitals, wish organizations and community-based organizations, to reach children who are facing challenges such as homelessness, extreme poverty, illness and foster care.
Since its inceptionit began in 2006, the Foundation has used the magic of MSG — the Rangers, Knicks, Liberty and MSG Entertainment , Rockettes and famed showplaces— to brighten the lives of more than 325,000 children and their families. The Foundation takes pride in its commitment to truly change lives, hosting more than 500 events and programs each year.
Annual events include special celebrations and event attendance at The Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; visits by MSG celebrities; The Garden of Dreams Talent Show, where children perform on the Great Stage at Radio City Music Hall; The Garden of Dreams Prom, which brings together teens who may not otherwise have the opportunity to attend their own prom; toy and coat drives; and the "Make A Dream Come True Program," where children enjoy unforgettable experiences with celebrities and at events.
In addition, through its Garden of Dreams Giving program, the Foundation helps its partner organizations meet the critical needs of the children they serve through direct support of scholarships and tangible, targeted community projectslong-lasting community projects such as the refurbishment of pediatric areas at local hospitals, basketball courts and community centers – with plans for many more vital civic enhancements in the years to come.
For more information on the Garden of Dreams Foundation, the programs we run, and the children we serve, visit www.gardenofdreamsfoundation.org.