Two By Twelve is happy to share this list of regional and national organizations doing meaningful work with people impacted by illness.

Like us, these organizations understand the importance of improving, empowering, and enriching lives. We appreciate their efforts and we hope that you find these resources to be valuable.

Daniel’s Music Foundation

Non-profit organization that provides free music programs for people with disabilities from 3-year olds to adults in the NYC area.

Stupid Cancer

Non-profit organization working to empower adolescents and young adults affected by cancer by ending isolation and building community.

Kids Need More

Non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of children, families & young adults coping with cancer and life-threatening illness.

Musicians On Call

Non-profit organization with a mission of delivering the healing power of music to patients and caregivers.

Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance

Non-profit arts service organization that cultivates, supports and promotes the works of artists and arts organizations in Northern Manhattan

Ronald McDonald House Charities

Non-profit organization keeping families with sick children together and near the care and resources they need.

Sunrise Day Camp

Non-profit organization whose mission is to bring back the joys of childhood to children with cancer and their siblings world-wide, through the creation of Sunrise Day Camps, Year-Round Programs and In-Hospital Recreational Activities, all offered free of charge.

Winthrop-University Hospital’s Cancer Center for Kids

The goal of NYU Winthrop’s Cancer Center for Kids is to provide the best possible chance of recovery and cure through superior medical care, constant nurturing and unconditional support in an environment that promotes healing and meets the complex challenges of children’s cancers and blood disorders.

True North Treks

Non-profit organization whose mission is to empower young adults and caregivers affected by cancer to reclaim the lives that cancer took through “finding direction through connection.”

First Descents

Non-profit organization providing life-changing outdoor adventures for young adults (ages 18 – 39) impacted by cancer and other serious health conditions.

Support for College Students with Cancer

Resources to Help Students with Cancer & Survivors Succeed in School

Send It Foundation

Non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire positivity, courage and gratitude in young adult cancer fighters through the gift of outdoor adventure and community.

Gilda’s Club NYC

Gilda’s Club New York City creates welcoming communities of free emotional and social support for everyone living with cancer – women, men, teens, children and their families.

Epic Experience

Epic Experience empowers adult cancer survivors and thrivers to live beyond cancer.

Yogi Beans

A Yoga Experience for kids that enables people ages 18 months to 15 years old to explore and experience the body-mind-heart foundations of yoga through content-rich programs specifically designed for them.

Kadampa Meditation

Kadampa Meditation Center New York City exists to provide everybody in the New York area with the opportunity to learn about and practice Buddha’s teachings. To fulfill this aim we have created a peaceful city sanctuary located in the heart of Chelsea.


Chashama supports artists by partnering with property owners to transform unused real estate into space to create and present, and provides free art classes for under-resourced communities.