Hope For Youth


23rd of December 2019

Staff Holiday Luncheon

Fun was had by all at the staff holiday lunch, held at The Tap Room in Massapequa Park. Good food, good company and holiday cheer!

Click below to see the Staff Holiday Video Greeting! https://www.facebook.com/HFYNY/videos/567821987110209/

11th of December 2019

It Truly Takes a Village

HFY is very fortunate in that we have local businesses, large and small, that donate each year at the holidays. They contribute to our Christmas season, bringing holiday cheer and their passion for our mission. Estee Lauder is one such business. The corporation, located in Melville, sends…

6th of December 2019

Community Engagement

We were happy this month to partner with Barnes and Noble, located in Lake Grove, having accepted their offer to be the recipient of their B&N annual Holiday Book Drive. The B&N Holiday Book Drive takes place from November 1, through December 31. …

2nd of December 2019

Holiday Season 2019

It’s that time of year where the holidays are fast approaching, and we invite you, to consider participating in HFY holidays. We have created an Amazon Wish List, for our youth, that can be found here. Please think of purchasing item(s) from the wish list, in…

30th of November 2019

Tis The Season

Staff, volunteers and donors are hard at work to create holiday magic for our youth, and to make it a very merry season! Contact tparchment@hfyny.org or call 631-782-6574 if you’d like to get involved. #hopefortheholidays2019 #hopeforyouth #tistheseason #volunteersrock #donorsrock

Staff, volunteers and donors are hard at work…

27th of November 2019

50th Anniversary Messages from our HFY Leaders

As we recognize HFY’s 50th year of existence I am delighted to be able to
point out that the agency embodies the core principles of an elective organization as represent by the acronym GREAT coined by the MacArthur Foundation. Governance, Responsibility, Ethics, Accountability & Transparency.
In navigating the ever changing system…

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…