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14th of August 2018

Donations

We at Hope For Youth are very grateful for the donations we receive throughout the year. The donations occur from our long-term supporters as well as new supporters who have recently joined the HFY community. We strive to be the best possible stewards…


10th of August 2018

Girl Scout Fun

 

The HFY Prevention staff not only educates the community but also works alongside troop leaders, assisting at meetings of the HFY Girl Scout troop. These pics reflect troop members working toward their animal badge. (more…)


Go Mets!

Suffolk AME generously donated 20 tickets to the August 3rd game : Atlanta Braves at New York Mets.  Foster children and their families enjoyed an evening at Citi Field! (more…)


30th of July 2018

July and August: Annual Backpack and School Supplies Drive

Hope For Youth has many children in various Long Island School Districts ranging in grades from kindergarten through 12th. There’s so much to love about the approaching fall but our children may be nervous


26th of July 2018

Expansion of Hope For Youth’s Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Program

 Hope for Youth’s Wendy’s Wonderful Kids program is expanding with the hiring of an additional Recruiter this summer. This program, a national one, focuses on older youth in foster care. Using an eight-point model, recruitment is focused on family…


25th of July 2018

A Powerful Paragaraph

Excerpt from a Shelter youth’s letter:

“To whom this may concern. I remember before I came to Hope For Youth my social worker in my school told me about this shelters. I was worried when my social worker said shelter because I thought it was a small space, and…


10th of July 2018

STEM Camp 2018

 

Hope For Youth’s STEM Camp debuted July 2nd, funded by Capital One and we couldn’t be happier! (more…)


19th of June 2018

June Happenings 2018

 

Exploring the Positive Impact of Yoga

Yoga classes have begun at the HFY Youth Shelter and we are grateful to have instruction provided by United We Om. United is a nonprofit organization committed to sharing yoga…


31st of May 2018

Hope For Youth Happenings

There was a lot in the month of May to be grateful for and we’d like to share some of the highlights with you. Enjoy!  (more…)


18th of May 2018

Celebrating National Foster Care Month

May is National Foster Care Month, a month set aside to acknowledge foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help children and youth in foster care find permanent…