The 2017 GMSF Food and Wine Celebration

A spectacular annual autumn tradition since, The GMSF Food & Wine Celebration took place this past October with attendees savoring award winning Chef Daniel Boulud’s cuisine in the private Bellecour Room of Restaurant Daniel along with two of New York’s premier chefs. See the photos from the event.

2017 Champions For Charity Holiday Shopping Benefit

The Gambino family, Hirshleifers and Lilly Street Fine Jewelry invite you to this year’s CHAMPIONS FOR CHARITY® shopping event. This annual benefit has been embraced by the community and many GMSF supporters for years. In fact, since becoming involved with this event in 2012, GMSF has become the top grossing new charity. Now, we’d love for you to get involved.

It all kicks off on Thursday, November 30th from 6-8pm at Hirshleifers.

You can join us for this annual holiday shopping event in support of Cohen Children’s Medical Center simply by shopping at participating Americana Manhasset and select Wheatley Plaza stores between November 30th and December 3rd! 25% of your purchases at participating stores will be donated to GMSF or a charity of your choice! Over 70 stores participate to benefit over 130 not-for-profit organizations! Just remember to present your CHAMPION NUMBER at the time of each purchase.

To register for your complimentary CHAMPION CARD or for more information, visit, call 800.818.6767, or visit the Americana Manhasset Concierge Store.

We are grateful to our friends at Americana Manhasset and all our supporters who make their holiday shopping a way to brighten the lives of many children.

2017 GMSF Annual Golf Outing Photo Gallery

This past summer, The GMSF Annual Golf Outing took place on Monday July 17th. The event was a complete success. The outing takes place on the third Monday of July and has been hosted by the exclusive Meadow Brook Club since its inception two decades ago. A wonderful time was had by all.

See photos from the event.

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GREAT Program Revolutionizes Cancer Study

The new Division of Human Genetics and Genomics, led by Kenan Onel, MD, PhD, will enable Cohen Children’s Medical Center to become a destination children’s hospital for pediatric cancer and blood disorders. The information we learn from children, who are less influenced by environmental factors than adults, can be applied to the 19,000 new cancer diagnoses we see across the health system each year.

Gambino Medical & Science Foundation Endows Professorship

In an effort to further Cohen Children’s national leadership in pediatric cancer, the Gambino Medical & Science Foundation recently established an endowed professorship in pediatric hematology and oncology, ensuring our physician scientists can continue their groundbreaking research.

Gambino Foundation Improves Hospital Stays For Patients and Families in Isolation

Isabella Ieraci was not even 2 years old when diagnosed with stage 4 high-risk neuroblastoma in June 2015. Since then, “Bella the Brave” has been treated at Cohen Children’s Medical Center, enduring intensive treatment including chemotherapy, surgery, radiation, antibody therapy and two stem cell transplants.

GMSF commits to $3 Million Gift to Cohen Children’s Medical Center

The Gambino Medical and Science Foundation’s makes a new commitment of $3,000,000 to create the Frances and Thomas Gambino Professorship in Hematology/Oncology at Cohen Children’s Medical Center, a member of Northwell Health. In 2015, Cohen Children’s Medical Center was successfully verified and remain the only American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in New York City and Long Island. As the largest pediatric trauma center in New York State, the medical center strives to provide the highest level of care to injured children. The Gambino Medical and Science Foundation has been a driving force in the development of the Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Cohen’s Children’s Hospital for many years.

July 17, 2017 GMSF Annual Golf Outing


Our Annual Golf Outing will be held Monday, July 17, 2017 at the prestigious Meadowbrook Club in Jericho, NY and is our most popular and well attended fund raising event. Breakfast and lunch is provided followed by a gala dinner party, awards and prize presentations and a silent auction featuring golf trips, valuable memorabilia, fine wine collections and much more.

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2016 GMSF Annual Golf Outing Photo Gallery

On Monday, July 18th  The GMSF Annual Golf Outing was held at the exclusive Meadow Brook Club in Jericho, New York.  It was a successful fundraiser filled with socializing and a wonderful day of golf and much more.  We’d like to thank everyone for their support and we look forward to seeing you all again next year.

Here are some photos from the event. Click on the thumbnail for the full image.