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Profile Last Updated: 10/06/2020

Marty Lyons Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

The foundation seeks to fulfill the special wishes of children chronologically ages three through seventeen years old, who have been diagnosed as having a terminal or life threatening illness and arranging special requests.


Established in 1982 in NY - Founded by Martin A. "Marty" Lyons, a former defensive tackle for the New York Jets from 1979 to 1989. In 1984, he was named Walter Payton Man of the Year for his charity work


Marty Lyons Foundation

Public charity




354 Veterans Memorial Highway 9 Commack, NY United States 11725

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