$70,000+ donation sends 52 Long Island kids impacted by gun violence to sleepaway camp

The Scott J. Beigel Memorial Fund and the Family Service League donated more than $70,000 to send the children to Putnam County.

News 12 Staff

Jul 23, 2023, 9:30 PM

Updated 268 days ago

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Fifty-two Long Island kids impacted by gun violence were sent away to sleepaway camp Sunday thanks to a generous donation.
The Scott J. Beigel Memorial Fund teamed up with the Family Service League to donate more than $70,000 to send the children to Camp Herrlich in Putnam County.
Linda Beigel Schulman founded the nonprofit in honor of her son Scott Biegel, a geography teacher who was killed in the Parkland school shooting in 2018.
"It's an amazing experience for them and it's such a heartwarming experience for me. I will be going up next weekend. We'll be visiting these kids and it's really going to be amazing," Beigel Schulman said.
The fund has raised more than $1 million to send children to sleepaway camp.


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