Number of Participants: 120
Hours Donated: 2
Value of Time Served: $2,028
Event Amount Raised: $323
Event Type: Health & Medicine
Date: February 10, 2016
100 Redmen Terrace Islip Terrace
New York 11752, United States
MS Honors Hope for Histiocytosis
Students and staff sported blue shirts at East Islip Middle School on Jan. 26 in recognition of Histiocytosis Awareness Day, which had been declared via a Suffolk
County bill sponsored by Legislator Tom Cilmi. Both the bill and the day were inspired by East Islip student Taylor Ryan, who has been living with the rare disease Langerhans cell histiocytosis since 2010.
According to Taylor’s mother, Teresa Ryan, $323 was raised for the Taylor’s Hope Foundation for histiocytosis research by selling awareness bracelets during
IMG_2313: Students and staff sported blue shirts at East Islip Middle School in support of student Taylor Ryan and in recognition of Histiocytosis Awareness Day, raising $323 in bracelet sales for the Taylor’s Hope Foundation.
Photo courtesy of the East Islip School District