Adam Scott Weiss (ASW) Cares for Kids is dedicated to enhancing the lives of children affected by illness. This is story of how ASW Cares for Kids was started and continues to assist families during their time in the hospital.
Featured in NYU Langone Medical Center’s Philanthropy in Motion, “Adam’s Legacy” recounts the Weiss’s experience at NYU with Adam’s care which lead to the creation of the fund. The article highlights the significant improvements to the floor and the impact it has had on the many hundreds of children that have spent time on the floor.
PIX 11 Dunkin’ Donuts Studio on the Run and news anchor Hilary Whittier visited NYU Langone Medical Center where she toured the floor with the Weiss’ to see the services and activities ASW Cares for Kids has created.
KiDS of NYU, a foundation working in partnership with NYU Langone Medical Center to enhance clinical and supportive care for children and families, paid tribute to Ellen and Ed Weiss this year at their annual Springfling Banquet. The event honored the Weiss’s for their 28 years of dedication and support of pediatrics at NYU Langone Medical Center through the Adam Scott Weiss Cancer Memorial Fund.
Founded in 1991 by a group of parents and pediatric doctors, KiDS has raised more than $11 million, principally through annual fundraising events. KiDS is unique among pediatric philanthropic efforts in that it provides funds to inpatient and outpatient programs that serve children throughout the Medical Center.
Ellen and Ed Weiss were featured on the cover of the New York Times Style Section – May 24th, 2009