Hope For Youth


14th of July 2020

Meet HFY Staff Tina Marie Basile

Allow us to introduce Tina Marie Basile, Hope For Youth’s new Permanency Specialist. As the Permanency Specialist, Tina will be tasked with meeting Suffolk County families who are currently caring for their own family members, or kin. Cases will be referred from Suffolk County DSS, and Tina…

10th of July 2020

The Bisono Family

We are the lucky recipients of donations throughout the year, from the Bisono family! So happy to have them in our HFY family. Supportive of Hope For Youth in many ways, whether registering as a team and participating in our annual 5K, conducting a back-to-school supplies…

6th of July 2020

New Bathroom for Shelter

Just last month renovations began on our Youth Shelter’s intake bathroom. This is due to the amazing support of HFY donors; Island Outreach Foundation, Lighthouse Community Church of Long Island and HFY’s Young Professionals Committee. We are so pleased and grateful. Our supporters are the best🙂


30th of June 2020

Foster Parents Needed

Foster Parents are in great need, for youth on Long Island. Please inquire, to learn more, about attending an upcoming, virtual foster parent orientation. Orientations are scheduled monthly. Email malarcon@hfyny.org or call 631-782-6516 for additional info and to have any…

26th of June 2020

Southwest Donation

A BIG Thank You to Southwest Airlines!! HFY is the recipient of a recent $7500 donation. Southwest Airlines has hosted the LUV Classic Golf Tournament and Party for the past 34 years and though cancelled for 2020, Southwest has opted to donate $1 million dollars to 101…

22nd of June 2020

Snapshot of a Teachable Moment

The following story illustrates how donated gift cards are utilized as rewards, for our Shelter residents. A resident, Alaya, was preparing to leave our Youth Shelter to live with her father whom she hadn’t lived with in some time. She expressed that she wanted a planner…

18th of June 2020

6/29 “Let’s Relax” Zoom Session for all Essential Workers

Have you been engaging in any self-care or have you been working full time, home schooling, and trying to adjust to all the new norms? We would love for you to join us for an hour of self-care talk and meditation, an hour that will be all…

16th of June 2020

HFY Partners with LIU Post’s Nutrition and Dietetic Program

Working with Nutrition and Dietetic students, of LIU Post’s Department of Biomedical, Health and Nutritional Sciences, HFY had developed for it’s group homes, educational culinary material. The expansion of our healthy eating initiative is supported by Whole Foods Market Community Giving Program. We were fortunate to have…

14th of June 2020

Woodbury Mens Shop

When a potential donor reaches out to you, and is not only passionate about your mission but has a true understanding of the value of the service you provide, it’s the start to a great relationship. Meet Rich Boyle who conducted a fundraiser for Hope…

12th of June 2020

Don’t Forget to Vote – Fan Fave Award

Vote today and daily, till June 19th, for your fave nonprofit, Hope for Youth!! Fan Favorite contest running through midnight June 19th. Voting for The Nerds That Care Fan Favorite – will get HFY awarded a $3000 prize! Click here to vote, https://woobox.com/yth6jz . We…