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On May 10, the third annual Garden of Dreams Prom welcomed 100 teens facing obstacles, 50 from the Police Athletic League of New York City and 50 from hospital and wish partner organizations, for a night full of Hollywood dreams at Madison Square Garden. “It means the world to me if we can take them away from their everyday for a little bit,” said Prom chairwoman and model, Damaris...
This year, the annual Garden of Dreams Talent Show celebrated the Foundation’s 10th anniversary with a “Decade of Dreams.” Over 100 children and teens put their troubles aside and performed on the legendary "Great Stage" at Radio City Music Hall. After auditions, the Talent Show performers prepared for their big night with several rehearsals hosted in  Radio...
On April 1, the Garden of Dreams Foundation honored the recipients of the Garden of Dreams Inspire Scholarship. In its second year, the Garden of Dreams Inspire Scholarship awards twelve $10,000 renewable college scholarships each year to high school seniors from the Foundation’s partner organizations.  New York Knicks legend John Starks surprised the teens with the scholarship...
In keeping with a great hockey tradition and supporting a worthy cause, the Rangers again invite their fans to “grow one for the team” this playoff season. Participants in the Rangers Beard-a-Thon invite family, friends, and business associates to pledge their playoff beards. By joining the Rangers Beard-A-Thon, fans agree to grow their beard as long as the Rangers remain in the...
On February 25, the New York Knicks and Garden of Dreams Foundation alongside Urban Word NYC travelled to Washington, D.C. as part of the “Dream Big Speak Out” program, which is designed to inspire students to engage and reflect on the African American experience as well as how Black History inspires our everyday lives. While in D.C., the students from Garden of Dreams partner...