Big Apple Circus

Program support
For the "Clown Care" program, which brings services to the bedsides of hospitalized children in 18 preeminent pediatric facilities throughout the United States.  The "Clown Care" program is a collaboration between medical professionals and circus performing artists that seeks to nurture the healthy responses of hospitalized children by incorporating humor into their care.

The Big Apple Circus was founded in 1977 to introduce American audiences to the art of classical circus. Integral to the Circus´ operating philosophy is the desire to expose the widest possible audience to the joy of circus as an art form though a variety of Community Outreach Programs.  The Circus offers activities to children (and their caregivers) who suffer from illness, economic adversity and/or physical disadvantages.