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18th of August 2017

Rebuilding Together Long Island

Rebuilding Together Long Island‘s Mission is to preserve and revitalize houses and communities. With the help of  banks, corporations, foundations, community organizations, individuals, and religious organizations they provide repairs to over 2,500 low-income homeowners at a pace of over 120 projects annually within Nassau and Suffolk.

This summer Rebuilding Together Long…


3rd of August 2017

Summer Fun at The Recreation Program

Check out some of our residents shooting hoops and getting active! A major part of normal adolescent development is the opportunity for young people to participate in structured and unstructured appropriate recreation activities.

The Recreation Program at Hope For Youth is a way for youth and staff to connect in…


Prevention Program at Lindenhurst Summer Camp

Our Prevention Specialists are off from presenting their “Too Good For Drugs” curriculum in the Town of Babylon School District for the summer but they are very busy presenting the program to summer camps all across Long Island! They are working on implementing strategies to raise awareness of drug…


The Youth Shelter Program’s Backyard Keeps Growing!

Last year Hope For Youth’s Director of Finance/CFO Dawn Tesoro had her Gratitude Training leadership team, ML36 travel up from West Palm Beach Florida the last weekend of July 2016 to makeover the Youth Shelter backyard.  As part of an intensive 3-month leadership program, teams adopt a legacy project…


1st of August 2017

Board President attends 516 Ads Event

We have the best board members! Thank you to our Board President Sandra Radna PC for speaking about our mission at the 516Ads.com & 631Ads.com event!

Sandra spoke about how she attended an event that David Gussin held on our behalf during the 


Family Ties at The Long Island Game Farm

Family Ties had a fun summer day at the Long Island Game Farm! They were able to learn about wildlife and animals through education and entertainment.

The Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park and Children’s Zoo features hundreds of animals, including an 18-foot giraffe, red kangaroos, kinkajous, cougars, Barbados sheep, peacocks, and the only lemurs…


The Hope For Youth Prevention Program at Summer Camps!

Our Prevention Specialists are off from presenting their “Too Good For Drugs” curriculum in the Town of Babylon School District for the summer but they are very busy presenting the program to summer camps all across Long Island! They are working on implementing strategies to raise awareness of drug and alcohol…


28th of July 2017

The Book Fairies

Thanks to the The Book Fairies residents at the Hope For Youth Youth Shelter Program  were thrilled to walk away with bags of books and e-readers! They also had the opportunity to give back to the community by volunteering with this awesome organization! A Book Fairy staff member said,…


Cornell Cooperative at The HFY Youth Shelter Program

When you don’t know where you’ll be sleeping each night, cooking a nutritious meal may seem out-of-reach. Indeed, even homeless individuals with a safe place to stay may lack the tools, appliances, and funds they need to prioritize healthy eating. That is why at the Hope For Youth Youth…


Yoga at Hope For Youth

 

100% of the youth who participate in our yoga program find that it helps them better understand their feelings! Yoga is a great way for our youth to manage their feelings and deal with them in a calm rational way. According to Psychology Today yoga increases…