Dr. Dineen Foundation Donates to Camp Kesem Stony Brook

The Dr. Dineen Foundation has donated to Stony Brook's first annual Camp Kesem.  Camp Kesem is a college student run summer camp for children with a parent who has (or has had) cancer.  It is a free week-long sleep away camp that allows children ages 6-16 to have a fun-filled week while being provided the extra support and attention that they need.  Campers participate in a range of activities including arts and crafts, swimming, nature hikes, field sports, and various other nighttime activities...
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Surprise Visit by NHL Players Lifts Patients Spirits

Hockey fan Mike Fariello, a patient on 19 South, received the surprise of a lifetime when National Hockey League players Matt Anderson and Matt Gilroy stopped by for a visit made possible by Patrick Dineen and the Dr. Patrick Dineen Memorial Foundation.  Dineen has been partnering with Stony Brook University Cancer Center for the past six months and called on his friends Anderson, former Right Wing with the New Jersey Devils, now playing professional hockey in the Russian League, and Gilroy, for...
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Blankets Donated to Stony Brook Oncology

The Dr. PJ Dineen Memorial Foundation has donated two hundred fleece blankets to Stony Brook Hospital Oncology Center for the patients to use and keep as their own. The fleece blankets featured the Foundation logo of the late Dr. Dineen's 1955 Chevy Bel-Air and the blankets came in a variety of colors. The blankets were delivered by Patrick Dineen Jr. and volunteer Bryan McCready who met with Linda Bily, the Cancer Patient Advocacy & Community Outreach Coordinator for Stony Brook Cancer Center...
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3rd Annual Fundraiser

The Dr. PJ Dineen Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce its 3rd Annual Fundraiser at Farrell's Bar & Grill on Saturday, August 3, 2013, from 2-6pm. As always, a $10 donation at the door gets you into the venue, free food, and your first drink free! There will be non-stop live music by Tribute (www.TributeLI.com), Chinese and Silent Auctions, 50/50, tons of great gifts and prizes; and an overall feel-good time! All money raised for the Dr. Patrick Dineen Memorial Foundation goes directl...
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2nd Annual PJ Dineen Foundation Fundraiser

Our 2nd Annual Farrell's fundraiser is here! Last year's event raised over $10,000 which allowed us to make significant contributions to cancer centers such as purchasing 23 iPads for patients to use while receiving treatment. This year's event will feature a live band (Tribute) as well as free food and your first drink free, all for $10 at the door. There will be a Chinese auction and a Silent auction for the many great items and prizes, as well as 50/50, in which the winnings will not be a...
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iPads donated to NS Oncology Cancer Center

The Dr. Patrick J. Dineen Memorial Foundation is proud to announce the purchase and donation of 22 Apple iPads. These iPads were donated to North Shore Radiation Oncology cancer center in East Setauket, NY. Patients will be able to use these iPads for the duration of their visit while they undergo cancer treatments. Our hope with the use of the iPads is that the patients will be provided with a source of entertainment and escape while they battle cancer. This is one of the first concrete don...
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Thanks to the Mite ‘AAA’ Team!

The Dr. Patrick J. Dineen Memorial Foundation would like to thank the 2011-2012 Suffolk PAL Mite Gold AAA Team for their efforts in fundraising during the holiday season! The Mite team, coached by Anthony Bernardo and Lou DeFeo, raised over $2,000 for the Dr. Dineen Foundation by teaming up with Little Miss Chocolate and selling scented candles and delicious assorted pies that were delivered in time for the 2011 holiday season. Special thanks goes to the families of the Mite AAA players for th...
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Care for Corey

The second annual Skate for Corey at the Rinx in Hauppauge, NY was held on Sunday, December 11, 2011. The hockey community was again working hard to help those in need. Corey Beattie, the now 19-year-old granddaughter of the Rinx owner, is continuing to recover from a very serious car accident that resulted in a broken neck as well as severe Global Brain Trauma. This year, the Dr. PJ Dineen Memorial Foundation joined the hockey family in raising money for Corey's escalating medical bills and ...
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Farrell’s Fundraiser

On Saturday, November 18, 2011, hundreds of people enjoyed food, drinks, and pre-holiday merriment at Farrell's Restaurant in East Islip, NY. This location is special to family and friends of Dr. Dineen because of a Brooklyn-Dineen-Original Farrell’s connection that is over 50 years old. Local merchants and friends of the Foundation generously donated over 45 baskets and prizes. The day included Chinese and silent auctions and a 50/50 raffle. Overall, the festive event raised more than $10,0...
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Foundation’s First Official Fundraiser

Our first official fundraiser is being held at a place close to Dr. Dineen's heart- with family ties and many memories from the Brooklyn days! ALL ARE INVITED! WHERE: Farrell's Bar & Grill in Islip, NY WHEN: Saturday, November 19th from 1-5pm INFO: Donation at the door gets a free cocktail and buffet! There will be raffles (baskets, gift certificates, Broadway Theater tickets, autographed game used NHL equipment, etc.); 50/50; music; an overall great party to raise money to meet our g...
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