08/03/18 6:00am
08/03/2018 6:00 AM

After joining the Butterfly Effect Project last spring, 15-year-old Taliyah Moore quickly earned her nickname: “Sunshine.”

“Your nickname is how people perceive you,” said Tijuana Fulford, who founded the group in 2014 with a goal of empowering girls. “[Taliyah] is always happy-go-lucky and doesn’t let [her wheelchair] determine what she wants to do.” READ

03/08/17 6:00am
03/08/2017 6:00 AM

Christmas shined a little brighter this year for families living in some of Long Island’s poorest neighborhoods thanks to the efforts of one Riverside native.

Tijuana Fulford, 33, a former Girl Scout and mother of three young children, surprised nearly 90 young girls with mountains of presents Dec. 21 at the Riverhead Town Senior Center in Aquebogue.

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