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16th of September 2014

Luggage Drive Receives Generous Support from Local Legislator

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore recently made a generous donation of backpacks to Hope For Youth as part of our Luggage Drive to benefit children in foster care.  These backpacks will go towards restoring dignity for vulnerable youth…


Summer Camp Success Story

Hope for Youth’s summer camp has ended and it’s back to school for everyone. The children enjoyed making new friends while participating in summer activities and field trips. Their days were spent as a group at the bowling alley, pool, movie theater,…


HFY Teens Gain Valuable Summer Work Experience

Thanks to a Department of Labor grant four youth from our Foster Care and Group Home programs worked right here at Hope for Youth!  They fixed fences and helped with other various maintenance tasks. This experience not only contributed to each youth’s new-found sense of independence; each teen gained…


HFY Hits Fundraising HOME RUN Thanks to the Long Island Ducks!

Recently a group of dedicated Hope For Youth volunteers worked at the concession stands at the Long Island Ducks’ stadium earning money for Hope For Youth programs.

 

Jeanette, an HFY Suffolk Intensive Case Manager, volunteered her time for a second year. She was excited to how many of her co-workers…


Help Us Welcome New Faces

Hope For Youth is pleased the announce additions to our staff.

 

Kim (pictured), who was previously an intern at Hope For Youth, is now part of our Suffolk County Community Reinvestment Program. Congratulations on a job well-earned!

 

We would also like to welcome our…


9th of September 2014

Local Charity Seeks Luggage for Foster Care Children

Once a child is removed from a birth family much feels lost, especially a piece of her spirit.  Compounding her distress is the commonly occurring move from place to place– often using plastic bags to hold her personal items. 

Perhaps you and…


19th of August 2014

Threads for Teens on Tour Makes a Stop on Long Island

For many teens, stylish new clothing is very crucial in building positive self-esteem and confidence, especially in social environments. We are proud to have had the experience of providing our youth with the opportunity to build self-assurance…


15th of August 2014

OshKosh B’gosh to Get HFY Kids Off to School in Style

Now through September 17 all OshKosh B’gosh stores are promoting their National “B’gosh Jeanius” Back to School Denim Drive.  Efforts will benefit local charities, including Hope For Youth!

In partnership with K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers and DonorsChoose.org local OshKosh…


Call For Volunteers | It’s that time of year again… DUCKS BASEBALL!

For a third consecutive year Hope For Youth has been invited to manage a number of game-time concession stands at the Ducks’ home field Bethpage Ballpark, with a portion of the proceeds collected from our efforts coming back…


14th of August 2014

Considering Fostering a Child? You’re Invited!

Considering fostering a child in need of a permanent family?

Join us, Wednesday, August 20,  11am – 1pm, for a unique view of youth in the area who are searching for their forever homes by way of “Finding Forever Families for Children in…