Lending a Helping Hand to Our Long Island Communities

pic_1L.I. Adventureland is excited and eager to become more active in the community that has made us a part of your families for over 50 years. Through the creation of the Helping Hands Foundation, we feel we can finally give Long Island organizations the chance to reach their potential and make Long Island the best it can be. Together, we can help Long Island reach its potential!

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The 2018 Alfie Pass

Available at Adventureland, the Alfie Pass offers exclusive in-park discounts valued at over $100! Save on P.O.P. Bands and V.I.P. Parking, get FREE popcorn, and more! All the proceeds from Alfie Pass sales benefit The Helping Hands Foundation!

Current Fundraisers

Our 2nd annual Christmas in July is underway! Bring a new unwrapped toy to Adventureland any day in July, and get a free giveaway! Take a photo with Santa and enjoy the sounds of the season on select Saturdays throughout the month of July. All toys collected benefit Stony Brook Children’s Hospital and the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island—for a list of most needed items please click here. Help us reach our goal of donating 2,000 toys!

So Far This Year…

…we’ve awarded over $11,000 in scholarships to Long Island students from The Tony Gentile Memorial Scholarship Fund and the Dollars for Scholars Program. We’ve also donated to local nonprofits like Magic Aid, the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless and the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County. The Helping Hands Foundation’s Tony Gentile Memorial Scholarship Fund was also awarded a $50,000 endowment from our friends at Sachem Dental Group.

Upcoming Fundraisers

Christmas in July: Our 2nd annual Christmas in July is coming to Adventureland this summer! Donate new unwrapped toys and enjoy Santa Saturdays throughout the month of July including music, holiday decorations, and photos with Santa. All toys collected benefit Stony Brook Children’s Hospital and the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island. Help us reach our goal of donating 2,000 toys by shopping now at You Give Goods or by bringing a new toy to the park. View Most Needed Toy List Here.

National Roller Coaster Day: Donate new school supplies at Adventureland on Thursday, August 16th and get free ride on the Turbulence and Lady Bug Roller Coaster! Items like backpacks, notebooks, pencils, calculators, folders and more will be donated to two local schools in need! Donations are accepted every day from August 1st thru Labor Day (only donors who donate on August 16th are eligible for free rides on the roller coasters on that day). Donate today by shopping now at You Give Goods or bring you donation to the park in August!

Food Drive: Nonperishable food items will be collected at Adventureland throughout September and October! Help us reach our goal of donating 100 Thanksgiving ready baskets to a local pantry. Donate today by shopping now at You Give Goods.

Did you know?

This year, our Tony Gentile Memorial Scholarship Program is awarding over $33,000 in scholarships to Long Island students! That’s over $50,000 to date! Applications are accepted every spring.

Coats for a Cause Program: Donating Coats means free snack for your group! Group and organizations that have booked a trip to Adventureland during the 2018 season can receive free snack for their group by donating a new or very gently used winter coat. All coats and winter items are donated to the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless. Book your Adventureland Group Trip here.

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Every Donation Counts

The Helping Hands Foundation aims to develop a network of support between local businesses and community based non-profit organizations. Learn more about how your contributions help make a difference.

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