Hope For Youth


24th of October 2019


Hope for Youth was selected once again, to be the recipient of Stop & Shop’s monthly Bags For My Cause.  HFY will receive a $1 donation for every $2.50 reusable Community Bag sold, November 1…

17th of October 2019

Whole Foods Market’s Community Giving Program

Via a selective process, HFY was chosen to be the nonprofit recipient of Whole Foods Market’s Community Giving Program. 5% of the Long Island stores’ net sales, on October 17th, will be donated to HFY! We are so excited to have been selected, and greatly appreciative for…

11th of October 2019

Meet Eagle Scout, Cameron Lellig-Berardino

Eagle Scout, Cameron is a member of Troop 230 of Oceanside. He selected to partner with HFY and chose to raise funds for our Youth Shelter. With the funds raised, new items were purchased for the shelter including hygiene baskets filled with toiletries, new flip flops, new…

7th of October 2019

National Coming Out Day

Hope For Youth is a safe space, welcoming all and supporting all. The one-day campaign, National Coming Out Day, engages communities and cities to take a stand against the discrimination, violence, harassment and bullying of LGBTQ people…

1st of October 2019

How One Person can Make a Difference

Sharing a portion of an article recently read via the Possibility of Change website. If you’re interested in making a difference, please reach out to tparchment@hfyny.org. Hope For Youth would love to hear from you!

How To Make a Difference: The truth is, every…

26th of September 2019

Meet HFY Community Partners, Huntington’s Microsoft Store and ECNY Foundation

The Microsoft Store of Walt Whitman Mall and ECNY Foundation joined forces to support Hope For Youth, in conducting a school supplies drive. Microsoft promoted Hope For Youth and their need of supplies amongst their patrons, and generously matched all financial donations received. ECNY Foundation collected supplies…

23rd of September 2019

Bombas Sock Donation

Last month, Hope For Youth’s Youth Shelter received a large donation of socks from Bombas. Bombas is a sock manufacturer that follows a one-for-one business model similar to Toms Shoes. For each pair of socks purchased from Bombas, a pair is donated.


16th of September 2019

50th Anniversary Gala

In 1967 Hope For Youth’s founder, Nassau County Family Court Judge Elizabeth Bass Golding, learned that one-half of the children in the State Psychiatric Hospital system were there simply due to lack of suitable community-based viable home alternatives for youth. Fast forward two years to 1969 and…

11th of September 2019

Foster Parents Needed

Thousands of youth across Long Island are in need of love and care. Be the one to make a difference in the life of a youth! Attend an upcoming Foster Parent Orientation to learn more about becoming a foster parent. Our information sessions are open to all…

6th of September 2019

Whole Foods 5% Community Giving Days

We are very excited to announce that Whole Foods Market has chosen Hope For Youth, via a selective process, as a Fall, 5% Community Giving Day recipient!

Once per quarter, Whole Foods Market contributes 5% of the day’s store sales to designated, community-based…