Charlie Fernandez: An all-abilities playground with special emphasis on the visually impaired was built at Saddlewood Elementary School, Colonie, NY in memory of Charlie Fernandez who LOVED playgrounds. At age 5, Charlie was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma but that never stopped her from doing anything she wanted to do even when it took her eyesight.
East Rockaway, NY
Noah Pozner: The Noah Pozner Playground was opened on July 27th, 2014 in East Rockaway, New York. Noah was a student at Sandy Hook Elementary. The playground has a blue, white and yellow nautical theme. Noah loved Star Wars, which is displayed on the flag at the playground.
West Islip, NY
Island Park, NY
Caroline Previdi: The Caroline Previdi Playground was opened on September 28th, 2013 in Island Park, New York. Caroline was a 6 year old at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Caroline’s playground is ensconced in her favorite color pink and was decorated in bows, always found in Caroline’s hair.