Hope For Youth


21st of September 2020

Did You Know, September is Kinship Care month

Kinship Care refers to relatives raising kids when their parents aren’t able to. It is estimated that nationally, more than 2.65 million youth are in kinship care.

To learn more about kinship care, and Hope For Youth’s support of these families, click

17th of September 2020

A Generous Donation for our Youth Shelter

Recently, members of Kings Park Scout troops 539G and 75 delivered a large collection of toiletries, flip flops, undergarments and socks, and hairbrushes. There was also a donation of gift cards! These needed and greatly appreciated items, are bound for our homeless/runaway youth shelter. HFY sends a…

14th of September 2020

Foster Parent Orientation

Most months of the year, HFY offers an orientation on the process to becoming a foster parent. Though the delivery is now different, being that the orientations are conducted virtually, the need is still just as great.

We are actively seeking foster families for…

11th of September 2020

Repeat Post – Seeking Gift Card Donations

Hope For Youth is always in need of gift cards. Charitable donations of cards are used in a variety of ways; providing a residential home with dinner one evening for a treat, a birthday gift for a youth, an award to work toward by doing chores and…

8th of September 2020

Rob & Ryan Legacy

Michelle Colvin on behalf of the Rob & Ryan Legacy recently delivered leather wallets, each with a gift card for Target and one for McDonalds. Michelle and family members of Rob and Ryan, and their networks, each year support HFY at back-to-school time. The donations are for…

4th of September 2020

September – Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Anyone can be struggling with suicide.


1st of September 2020

HFY’s Newest Community Partner

Allow us to introduce our newest community partner; For Good Realty. They are a family-owned and operated, boutique real estate firm assisting buyers and sellers of residential homes across Long Island and Queens.

They founded this company to accomplish two simple goals; To…

28th of August 2020

Annual 5K Cancelled

The 2020 Run For Hope 5K, presented by Hope For Youth, has been canceled this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 5K is held each year in support of our Runaway/Homeless Youth Shelter, with all proceeds from the Run directly benefitting the Shelter.

If you would like to make…

25th of August 2020

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21st of August 2020

Thank You for Your Back-To-School Support

HFY wishes to express their thanks to the following individuals:

Gina Vitale, Rena Battle, Dana Gawronski, Meena Haitram, Pedro De Leon, Reza Salamatian, Susan Levine, Danielle Antalffy, Eileen Minogue, Taylor Pugliese, Alison Epilone, Donna Connell, Pam Concannon and Kasia.

Hope For Youth is dedicated to facilitating positive change in the…