The Foundation was established in memory of Tina Shaina Gambino (1987-2004).

Tina was kind, generous and good-natured; infused with the spirit of giving. At seventeen, her desire to be considered as an organ donor was sadly and most especially realized by the four people she would never meet, the recipients of her special gifts.

The foundation is committed to the spirit of community, achieved in a variety of ways that includes: