Welcome Venture Friends & Family!

2017 Golf Tournament Update

Monday, September 18, 2017

The new rescheduled date for the Venture Memorial Golf Tournament will be  
Wednesday, October 11th. If you are a new golfer, please click here to register online

as a golfer, a sponsor, or as a dinner guest.  If you were already registered, we have held 
your spot and you can send an email to info@venturefoundation.org indicating your intent

to participate on the new date.


For more information, please contact us.


Venture Family Day and VSN Pledges

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Venture Family Day 2017 was held on Sunday, August 27 at the home of our summer camp located at the Venture North Campus in Stony Point, NY.  We have been told by many in attendance that they and their families had a terrific time, starting with picture-perfect weather and a wide array of activities, which included: swimming in the pools, riding horses, winning prizes in the numerous lawn games, dancing to the DJ, eating the delicious BBQ lunch, being entertained by the Magician, testing your aim at the Dunk Tank, seeing the Goats, Mini-horses, and sheep in the Petting zoo, AND joining the sing-along on the hayride through the countryside.  Wow, what a day!


This event is always intended solely for all individuals, and their families, served by Camp Venture in our all residences, all day programs, and our Summer Camp,  The Camp is where it all began with the origination of our mission and where we all became, as stated by Kathy Lukens, "Our Brother's Keepers".


Whether you could attend or not, if you would like to make your VSN donation today, please click here, or if you would like to submit your VSN pledge, with a payment plan please click here.


Your contribution is really important to our cause and helps us provide your loved ones with the "extras" that make a life complete. So, thanks!


If you have any questions please contact us.

The Seasons of Chance Raffle

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Announcing a new type of Raffle - The Seasons of Chance Raffle - a progressive raffle for each season with limited ticket sales, featuring:
  • A $2500 Fall Raffle (September-November with a Winter drawing) selling 200 tickets for $25 each 
    (The Fall Raffle winner is Constance Fitzgerald, Pearl River, NY - the Prize is $900)
  • A $5000 Winter Raffle (April 6th drawing) selling 200 tickets for $50 each 
    (The Winter Raffle Winner is Elizabeth Harte, Brick, NJ - the Prize is $2075)
  • A $7500 Spring Raffle (July 13th drawing) selling 200 tickets for $75 each
  • (The Spring Raffle Winner is 

    Colleen Coleman, of Cooperstown, NY

     - the Prize is $3,187.50)

  • A $10,000 Summer Raffle (October 11th drawing) selling 200 tickets for $100 each

(In the event less than 200 tickets are sold for any season, the prize will be awarded as a 50/50)


We are Inspired!

We are extremely inspired by the generosity and friendship of so many people who give their support to the Venture Foundation and the fact that they come from all walks of life.  It would seem that they all share one thing in common, a deep appreciation for the important work done by Camp Venture in caring for Rockland County’s intellectually disabled and mentally challenged population.  Throughout the year generous contributions are received regularly from families and relatives of Venture’s residents, and from those who have their special person in one of Venture’s excellent day programs, or its evening and weekend recreation/ respite programs.  Moreover, so many individuals in our neighborhoods and communities, our local corporations and businesses, national companies, and family foundations have chosen Venture as their favorite charitable organization and continue to make their annual donations to the Venture Foundation.  Gifts range in size from $10 to $10,000 and much more so that in return, the Foundation is able to support Camp Venture’s array of vital programs and services.
Almost 100% of our folks here receive Medicare or Medicaid. Unfortunately, government reimbursements are not always adequate in meeting the actual costs of providing the top-notch, quality of care that Venture aspires to provide for our people.  Fortunately, your charitable contributions help offset the shortfalls. They pay for the extras such as running the Summer Camp, the Therapeutic Equestrian Center, our Creative Arts and Recreation programs where the newest in technology and treatment offers enjoyment and enrichment to each person.  While you’re here visiting our website, we hope that what you see will inspire you to give, or if you are already one of our generous givers, to increase your donations to the Foundation however you are able.  
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your loyalty and compassion toward those who need our help.   We appreciate you!   

Yours in Spirit,

The Venture Family

Upcoming Events

Handbag Bingo
Venture Hall
230 NY-340 ~ Sparkill, NY 10976
Doors Open at 6:00 PM
Games Begin at 7:00 PM
Click here to Reserve online and save $10 - only till 9/4
Space is limited ~ BYOB AND Snacks!!

2017 Venture Memorial Golf Tournament
Patriot Hills Golf Course
Stony Point, NY 
Click for directions
Wednesday, October 11th10:00 AM Shotgun Start
Click here to buy ticket(s) online


Of Special Note

John A Murphy Scholarship Fund

Click here to Learn more about the John A. Murphy Human Compassion Scholarship
or click here to Donate Now.

Camp Venture & Just-A-Buck       

Camp Venture joins the Just-A-Buck family - visit us for all your shopping needs! 
(845) 942-5800
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