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SKIP in the News! Below is a selection of articles and interviews that have appeared in the press since the organization’s start in 1983. These stories focus on SKIP and its work helping children and their families. Also listed are some recent press releases about events here at SKIP.


How Bureaucracy Hinders Help for Disabled Children
Wall Street Journal – December 14, 2015

Ruby Slippers For Bob
Daily News – April 17, 2015

Bob and Pat Schieffer to Join Distinguished Group of Ruby Slipper Award Winners
Press Release – April 17, 2015

SKIP of NY Empowers Kids with Special Needs with the Help of Under Armour and RXR
Press Release – April 15, 2015

An Event Not to ‘SKIP’ Out On
Staten Island Live, August 6, 2012 – Andrea Boyarsky

Persuasive Pitch
New York Post, October 29, 2009

RX: Home Care
Time Magazine, June 4, 2007 – Caroline Kennedy

Mom, Newborn Barely Beat Odds
The Buffalo News, May 29, 2007 – Maki Becker

Evening Hours
The New York Times, October 28, 2007 – Bill Cunningham

Evening Hours
The New York Times, September 18, 2005 – Bill Cunningham

Illness Strikes and Insurance Falls
The New York Times, May, 2, 2004 – Betsy Cummings

Help, But Not Enough, for Girl Discarded Twice
The New York Times, July 18, 2003 – Leslie Kaufman

Child’s Magazine Champion Awards
Child’s Magazine, November, 2003

The Neediest Cases: Nine Operations Can’t Break the Spirit of a Girl
The New York Times, December 24, 2002 – Michelle O’Donnell

SKIP of New York Benefit at Christie’s Auction House
On the Avenue, June 2002

Fighting the HMO Meanies
Newsweek, August 6, 2001 – Jonathan Alter

Turkey Basket Event Brings Thanksgiving Cheer to Families Needing Help
Dwightline, Winter/Spring 2001

Children’s Crusade: A Child’s Beautiful Legacy
NY Daily News, December 19, 2000 – Amanda Gardner

Consumer’s World: High-Tech Home Care Under Scrutiny
The New York Times, December 9, 1989 – Barry Meier

Taking Them Home
NBC Evening News, August 1984 – Allison Field and Chuck Scarborough

A Family Battles to Have Girl Treated at Home
The New York Times, June 21, 1983 – Richard Severo