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The Elena Melius Foundation

OVER $1.5 MILLION IN CHARITABLE DONATIONS SINCE 1986

The Elena Melius Foundation was founded in 1986 by the Melius Family in loving memory of Mrs. Elena Julia Melius, mother to Gary Melius. Elena was a special woman who brought joy and laughter to every life she touched. To continue her legacy this not-for-profit foundation was formed to strongly support local charities and organizations primarily concerned with the health and welfare of children.

DONATIONS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME

To make a donation please make checks payable to; The Elena Melius Foundation” and send to: The Elena Melius Foundation at OHEKA CASTLE, 135 West Gate Drive, Huntington, NY 11743.

The Elena Melius Foundation is a 501(c) (3) Charitable Organization.

List of Charities - www.elenameliusfoundation.org

  • 1 in 9 - The LI Breast Cancer Action Coalition
  • A Caring Hand
  • A Leg to Stand On
  • Abilities
  • ACDS PTA Council
  • ACLD
  • Adelphi
  • AHRC NYC Foundation
  • AIDS Walk Long Island
  • AIDS Walk New York
  • Alzheimer's Association
  • Alzheimer's Disease Research
  • Alliance for School Choice
  • Amanda Grosso
  • American Action Fund
  • American Airpower Museum
  • American Breast Cancer Foundation
  • American Cancer Society
  • American Citizens for Soldiers in Service
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Foundation for AIDS Research
  • American Foundation for the Blind
  • American Jewish Committee
  • American Heart Association
  • American Kidney Fund
  • American Red Cross
  • AmeriCares
  • amFAR
  • Amvets National Service Foundation
  • Angels for Autistics
  • AOH Division 4
  • Arthritis Foundation
  • Audobon of New York
  • Bentley Golf Classic
  • Bert Mitchell Family Foundation
  • Beverly Sowinski
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island
  • Blind Wine Tasting Gala
  • Boston NY AIDS Ride
  • Boys & Girls Club of Ob-En
  • Boys Town of Italy, Inc.
  • Braille Books for Blind Children
  • Brain Tumor Society
  • Breast Cancer 3 Day
  • Bridge the Gap
  • Brooke Jackman Foundation
  • Brown Family Fund
  • Camp Quinipet
  • Cancer Care
  • Cancer Recovery Foundation of America
  • Candlewood Middle School
  • Carol's Cause
  • Catholic Charities
  • CCAN
  • CCFA
  • Celebration Worship Center
  • Centurion Foundation
  • CF2
  • Chanee Monique Brown Scholarship Fund
  • Child Care Council of Nassau
  • Childreach
  • Children First America
  • Children of Huntington
  • Childrens Aid Society
  • Children's Brain Tumor Foundation
  • Children's Cancer Research Fund
  • Children's Craniofacial Association
  • Children's Hospital Boston
  • Children's Medical Fund of NY
  • Children's Miracle Network
  • Children's Place at Home Safe
  • Children's Wish Foundation International
  • Children of Chernobyl Life-Line
  • Christa House
  • Christian Appalachian Project
  • Christopher Reeve Foundation
  • Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation
  • Chrohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
  • Church of Our Lady of Kayan
  • Cleary School for the Deaf
  • Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Coalition for Community Well Being Inc.
  • Coalition on Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
  • Communities of Task Force
  • Contractors for Kids
  • Cooley's Anemia Foundation
  • Covenant House
  • Creative Ministries
  • Cure Autism Now
  • Custom Awards Ltd.
  • Cystic Fybrosis Foundation
  • Deafness Research Foundation
  • Destination Cure
  • Diabetes Research Institute Foundation
  • Disabled American Veterans
  • Disabled and Alone
  • DNALC
  • Dolan Family Health Center
  • Dominican Sisters of Sparkill
  • Dominican Village
  • Don Monti Memorial Fund
  • Dowling College Annual Fund
  • EAC
  • Easter Seals
  • Eastern Division
  • Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association
  • Epiphany School Foundation
  • Epilepsy Foundation
  • Ernest Strada c/o Thomas Strada Memorial
  • FACT
  • Faith House of Care
  • Families of TWA flight 800
  • Family and Children's Foundation
  • Family Bridges Foundation of LI
  • Family Counseling Service
  • Family Service League
  • Farmingdale Foundation
  • Farms for City Kids
  • Feed the Children
  • Flight of Aces
  • FOP Disaster Relief Fund
  • Food for the Poor, Inc.
  • Foundation Fighting Blindness
  • Foundation for Sight and Sound
  • Franciscan Friars
  • Freeport Hispanic Society
  • Friends of Danielle Deridder
  • Friends of Harmony Heights
  • Friends of Suffolk Coalition PADD
  • GCPBA
  • Genesis School
  • Gerald J. Ryan Outreach Center
  • Geraldine Snipas Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Gift of Life
  • Girl Scouts of Suffolk County
  • Girls and Boys Town
  • God Bless Rafaello Carone Fund
  • Guardian Brain Foundation
  • Guide Dog Foundation
  • Gulfside Regional Hospice
  • Gurwin Jewish Geriatric Foundation
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Hagedorn Cleft Palate
  • Hagedorn Little Village School
  • Hale House
  • Harmony Heights
  • Have a Heart Children's Cancer Society
  • HBCAC
  • Heart Council of Long Island
  • Heather's Hope Foundation
  • Heckscher Museum
  • Helen Keller Services for the Blind
  • Help Hospitalized Veterans
  • Helping End Violence Now
  • Hispanic Counseling Center
  • Hofstra University
  • Holy Trinity Development Fund
  • Homes For Our Troops
  • Honeysuckle Foundation for Children
  • Hope School
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
  • Hospice by the Sea
  • House of Hope PSL
  • House of Ruth
  • HPs Network
  • Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition
  • Huntington Freedom Center
  • Huntington Historical Society
  • Huntington Hospice Oncology Support Group
  • Huntington Hospital
  • Huntington SEPTA
  • Huntington Station Enrichment Center
  • Huntington Station Rotary
  • Huntington YMCA
  • I AM Foundation
  • Ian Lennon
  • IGHL Foundation
  • Inner City Scholarship Fund
  • Interfaith Nutrition Network
  • International Eye Foundation
  • International Fellowship of Christians and Jews
  • Islip Arts Council
  • Italian Americans In Government Services
  • Italian Board of Guardians
  • Ivy Foundation
  • Jackie Sayegh Duggan Charitable Foundation
  • Jake Bower Fund
  • Jason Cefalu Memorial Trust
  • Jeffrey Mosenson Memorial Fund
  • Jenna Poulos Fund
  • Jim Hester Missionary Ministries
  • JINSA
  • Joanne Prevete
  • Jobs with Justice
  • John Bosco Home Association
  • John Fernandez Foundation
  • John Jay College - Imette St. Guillen Scholar. Fund
  • John Theissen Children's Foundation
  • John Vitale
  • Junior Achievement of NY, Inc.
  • Junior Welfare League of Huntington
  • Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
  • Kelly Melius (for food drive)
  • Kidney & Urology Foundation of America
  • KidsPeace
  • Kids Wish Network
  • Kiwanis Club of Wantagh
  • Lance Armstrong Foundation
  • Leadership Training Institute
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Leukemia Society of America
  • LI Community Foundation
  • LI Council for Drug Abuse and Alcohol
  • LI Northshore Heritage Area
  • LIAAC
  • LICADD
  • Liga Foundation
  • Lighthouse International
  • Little Hearts Foundation
  • Little Shelter
  • Little Village School
  • Locks of Love
  • Long Island Advocates
  • Long Island Cares
  • Long Island Children's Museum
  • Long Island Elite
  • Long Island Masterworks
  • Long Island Philharmonic
  • Long Island Swimming
  • Long Island Youth Guidance
  • Long Islanders Against Breast Cancer
  • Ludlum Elemetary School
  • Lupus of Long Island
  • Lutheran Church of the Redeemer
  • Lutheran Counseling Center
  • Lymphatic Research Foundation
  • Madonna Heights Services
  • Make a Wish of Suffolk
  • Make-A-Wish
  • March of Dimes
  • Marcie Mazzola Foundation
  • Marie G. Cuthbertson Scholarship Fund
  • Marine Corps. Heritage Foundation
  • Marine Corps. League
  • Marine Toys for Tots
  • Marissa Godson
  • Maritza Garcia
  • Marrow Foundation
  • Marty Lyons Foundation
  • Maurer Foundation for Breast Health Education
  • Mayo Foundation
  • May's Mission for the Handicapped
  • MDA
  • Melville Rotary Club
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Neuroblastoma Center
  • Mental Health Association of Nassau
  • Mentoring Partnership of Long Island
  • Mercedes Marrero
  • Mercy Haven Inc.
  • Mercy Medical Center
  • Mercyfirst
  • Michael & Sarah Hall Assistance Fund
  • Michael Fund
  • Mill Neck Foundation
  • Mill Neck Manor
  • Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf
  • Mineola Junior Fire Department
  • Mineola Lions Club
  • Mineola Lions Club - Blind Center
  • Mineola Mustang Run Committee
  • MMERF
  • MOMMA'S
  • Monmouth Council, BSA
  • Morgan Center
  • Mouth and Foot Painting Artists
  • Muscular Distrophy Association
  • Nassau County Municipal Police Chief's Assoc.
  • Nassau County Museum of Art
  • Nassau County Veterans Monument Fund
  • Nassau First Corporation - Chelsea
  • Nassau University Medical Center
  • National Audobon Society
  • National Camps for Blind Children
  • National Center for Disability Services
  • National Federation of the Blind
  • National Foundation for Cancer Research
  • National Italian American Foundation
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • National Law Enforcement Officers Fund
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
  • National Parkinson's Foundation
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Natural Heritage Trust
  • NC 9/11 Memorial Foundation - Gardens
  • NCCADV
  • Nephcure Foundation
  • Network Long Island
  • New Ground Inc.
  • New York Horse Rescue Corp.
  • New York Restoration Project
  • New York Road Runner's Foundation
  • New York to the Hamptons Challenge
  • Nicholas and Judy Montelone
  • Noretta Barnes
  • Northport High School National Honor Society
  • North Shore Animal League
  • North Shore Child and Family Guidance
  • North Shore LIJ Health System Foundation
  • NY Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
  • NY Institute for Special Education
  • NYST (Robert Hardesty Benefit Fund)
  • OBHS PTA
  • OHEL
  • Old Westbury College Foundation
  • Omaha Home for Boys
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel
  • Our Lady of Pity Church
  • Outreach Project
  • Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
  • Oyster Bay Cove Police Benevolent Association
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • Parents for Megan's Law
  • Parkinson's Disease Foundation Inc.
  • Partners in Medicine
  • Partners of the Americas
  • Pat Cairo Family Foundation
  • Paul Conroy Foundation
  • Pave the Way Foundation
  • Peconic Land Trust
  • Pederson-Krag Center
  • Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
  • People to People Programs
  • Perry B. Duryea Memorial Fund
  • Perry Cuocci
  • Philip V. Cannistraro Fund
  • Plan USA
  • Planting Fields Foundation
  • PMC
  • Police Athletic Team of Suffolk County
  • Polish Gift of Life
  • Port Washington Library Foundation
  • Project Hospitality
  • Project Understanding
  • Propagation of the Faith
  • Race for Hope, D.C.
  • Raritan Bay Healthcare Foundation
  • Reach out for Youth with Ileitis & Colitis
  • Recording for the Blind and Deaf
  • Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
  • Rehabilition Institute
  • Resources for Program Development
  • Rising Star Fund
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Rotary Club of Huntington Station
  • Rotary International District 6200 Foundation
  • Russian Gift of Life
  • Sacred Heart League
  • Salute America's Heroes
  • Sappo School
  • Save the Children
  • Sbarro Health Research Organization
  • SCCADV
  • Schneider's Children Hospital
  • School for Special Children
  • Sclavos Fund
  • SCLD
  • Seaford Harbor Playground Committee
  • Search Foundation
  • Sergeants Benevolent Association
  • Seeing Eye
  • Sheriff Officers Assocation
  • Sherry K. Misrock
  • Shriner's Hospital for Children
  • SIDS Association of NY
  • Sister Villages for Student Scholarships
  • SJK Foundation
  • Sleroderma Foundation
  • SK Memorial Foundation
  • SLCD
  • SMA Fathers
  • Smile Train
  • Smithtown Children's Foundation
  • Snap Students
  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul
  • South Huntington Education Foundation
  • South Huntington Public Library
  • South Queens Boys and Girls Club
  • South Shore Child Guidance Center
  • Special Friends with Down Syndrome
  • Special Olympics
  • Special Strides Therapeutic Riding Center
  • Spinal Cord Injury Project
  • Splashes of Hope
  • Starlight Children's Foundation
  • St. Dominic Church
  • St. Francis Hospital Foundation
  • St. Johnland Nursing Center
  • St. Joseph's College
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • St. Mary's Children & Families Foundation
  • Staller Center for the Arts
  • Steve Kaplan Foundation
  • Sturge Weber Foundation
  • Sue Gerner
  • Suffolk Community Council, Inc.
  • Suffolk County Council, Boy Scouts
  • Suffolk County Court Officers Association
  • Suffolk County Police Athletic League
  • SUNY College at Old Westbury Foundation
  • Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Sustainable Long Island
  • Syosset Senior Day Care Center
  • Taste of Huntington / Caring for Kevin
  • Taylor's Fund
  • Telecare
  • Temple Emanu-El of East Meadow
  • Theresa Foundation
  • Thomas C. Brick Memorial Fund
  • Thomas Hartman Foundation for Parkinson's Research
  • Thomas Palmeri
  • Tomorrow's Hope Foundation
  • Tourette Syndrome Association Inc
  • Touro Law Center Development Foundation
  • Townwide Fund
  • Toys for Tots
  • TRI CYA
  • Trooper's Memorial Fund
  • Tyler Vranick
  • UCP Nassau
  • UJA
  • UNICEF
  • United Family Practice Health Center
  • United Hospital Foundation
  • United Spinal Association
  • USO
  • Veteran Corps-69th Infantry
  • VIBS
  • Village Center for Care Fund
  • Visiting Nurse Association of Long Island
  • Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk
  • Washington University
  • WE Care Fund
  • West Hills Montessori Parent Association
  • West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition
  • Westbury Neighborhood Association, Inc.
  • Whaling Museum
  • Whitney - Harkness Society
  • Winthrop Fund
  • Winthrop University Hospital
  • Wishing Well Foundation
  • Woodhull Intermediate School PTA
  • Women on the Job (RPD, Inc.)
  • World Trade Center Memorial Foundation
  • Wounded Warrior Project
  • Wyandanch Homes and Property Development
  • Wyandanch High School JROTC
  • YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
  • Wyandanch Memorial High School
  • Youth and Family Counseling Agency
  • YMCA of Great South Bay
  • YMCA of Long Island
  • Young People's Chorus of NYC

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