As part of the Season of Giving, the New York Knicks surprised many Garden of Dreams children, teens, and families to spread holiday cheer this month! New York Knicks players Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott, and Ramon Sessions delivered toys and shared many laughs with children at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital in Westchester. Later that afternoon, Knicks players Michael Beasley, Damyean Dotson, and Joakim Noah joined teens from Covenant House to help coach their fantasy basketball game. Before the game, the players handed out brand new basketball sneakers and Knicks swag.
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As part of Garden of Dreams Week, the Rockettes and Garden of Dreams spread some holiday cheer at Garden of Dreams partner organization, NYU Langone Medical Center, during the hospital's holiday party for their pediatric patients. During the festivities, our children made Rockettes-themed crafts and learned how to strut kick like the pros! The Rockettes also delivered toys, collected at the Toy Drive during Opening Night of the Christmas Spectacular, to all of the children.Read More
On Monday December 11, Garden of Dreams took over the Garden during the Rangers game! Garden of Dreams children participated in various in-game elements including ceremonial puck drop, National Anthem, honorary player, and more!Read More
During Garden of Dreams Week, the Rockettes surprised Garden of Dreams child Gia with a walk-on role in the Christmas Spectacular! To start her day, Gia received a special behind-the-scenes tour of Radio City Music Hall with two new friends from the Rockettes. During the tour, Gia and her sister were surprised with a visit from Santa, who delivered holiday gifts for the two girls. Afterwards, Gia met with the incredible costume design team for an official costume fitting. Ready for her performance, Gia, her sister, and mom joined the Rockettes on-stage, a truly memorable moment for Gia!Read More
Garden of Dreams, New York Knicks players Frank Ntilikina and Damyean Dotson, and MSG Networks' Jill Martin surprised 10 children from Garden of Dreams partner organization, WHEDco, with holiday gifts at the Rockefeller Center Tree! Afterwards, the group enjoyed hot chocolate, macaroons and lots of laughs at Bouchon Bakery!Read More
On Sunday, December 10, Garden of Dreams Week 2017 kicked off with 'Garden of Dreams Night' at the New York Knicks game! Participating in numerous game elements, Garden of Dreams children had many opportunities including to sing the National Anthem, deliver the official game ball, guest DJ, and act as honorary ball kids. Two Garden of Dreams teens had extra special experiences when they acted as Honorary Coach and Honorary Knicks player!Read More
New York Rangers and Garden of Dreams hosted their annual holiday dinner at National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey for 250 children and families from the Department of Homeless Services. Catered by TAO, the delicious meals were served by Rangers players Brady Skjei, Boo Nieves, and Rangers alum Ron Greschner. After dinner, the children and families enjoyed the interactive, three-dimensional underwater excursion as well as music and dancing.Read More
On November 28th, the New York Rangers hosted "Hockey Fights Cancer" Night at The Garden. Children from various Garden of Dreams partner organizations including Cohen Children's Medical Center, Make A Wish Hudson Valley, New York Presbyterian, and NYU Medical Center, participated in various game elements including ceremonial puck drop, National Anthem, honorary stick kids, and honorary Blue Crew member.
Garden of Dreams families from NYC Department of Homeless Services celebrated Thanksgiving with the New York Knicks! Big thank you to the Rainbow Room and Papa John's Pizza for an unforgettable night!Read More
Performing before Opening Night of the Christmas Spectacular starring the Rockettes, Garden of Dreams Talent Show alum Zoe, from partner organization Hospital for Special Surgery, enchanted the crowd at Radio City Music Hall with her rendition of "O Holy Night."Read More