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"A winner in the game of life
celebrates by putting others'
dreams before personal wants."

The Marty Lyons Foundation has
been celebrating the dreams of
very special children for over 35 years.

Apply For A Wish

The Marty Lyons Foundation grants wishes to children, ages 3-17, diagnosed with a terminal or life-threatening illness.


Wish Stories

Since 1982, MLF has granted over 7,600 wishes. Read about some of our most recent wish recipients.


Please visit our Spotlight Stories to read about our recent events


Denis Barry Foundation

Partnering with MLF, the Denis Barry Foundation provides families with the financial support they need to provide a proper burial for a child who has died as a result of their illness.


Upcoming Events

MLF Flag Football Turkey Bowl

Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019

7th Annual Marty Gras

Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020

18th Annual Casino Night

Date: Friday, April 17, 2020

8th Annual TD 5 Boro Bike Tour

Date: Sunday, May 3, 2020

35th Annual Celebrity Golf Outing

Date: Monday, July 13, 2020

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