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8th of July 2019

Back-To-School Drive

It’s that time of year when we ask for your support in the Hope For Youth Back-To-School Drive.

The Drive is currently underway! Studies have shown that starting the school year with the necessary school supplies promotes learning, boosts self-esteem, and helps…


3rd of July 2019

HFY Volunteers have Heart

Hope For Youth volunteers make a difference! Our volunteers support a worthwhile cause, the HFY mission, and give of their time generously in doing so. One of the most important benefits of volunteering is the positive impact on your community. Volunteering with HFY allows you to connect…


28th of June 2019

2019 Awards Dinner

This year’s annual HFY Awards Dinner was an inspirational event. One by one, youth and staff from various HFY programs honored the stage to celebrate individual achievements for the year. Foster parents were recognized and Nicole Russell, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Precious Dreams Foundation,…


24th of June 2019

Birthday Box Donation

We recently received these cool Birthday Boxes! Students of the third grade, attending Winthrop Avenue School in Bellmore, created the boxes with the assistance of their teachers, Deana Genovesi and Kristin O’Connor. The boxes contain all the ingredients for a birthday party; balloons, cake mix, frosting, snacks,…


17th of June 2019

Local Girl Scout Troop Makes a Difference

Girl Scout Troop 638, affiliated with Samoset Middle School, raised funds to purchase new board games, and Xbox and Play Station 4 games, for our residential programs. The Cadettes also collected donations of games from friends and family. Service projects are the root of the Girl Scout…


14th of June 2019

Change for Change Campaign

A BIG thank you to RWireless Verizon of Wantagh, for their support of our annual 5K, and the Youth Shelter Program! HFY was the recipient of their April Change For Change campaign. Featured…


12th of June 2019

Meet our newly elected Board President, Anthony W. Cummings, Esq.

Mr. Cummings previously served as the HFY Board Vice President. An active member of the community, Mr. Cummings is a former Vice President of the Amistad Long Island Black…


31st of May 2019

STOP & SHOP Bags For My Cause

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


29th of May 2019

Great News! HFY received a $21,000 grant through Newsday Charities


Featured above: (L-R) Dr. David Hegarty, Hope For Youth, Executive Director; Pat Dolan, President/Owner; Dale Cole, Community Affairs Project Manager; Catherine Travers, Hope For Youth, Director of Program Development; Paul Fleishman, VP Public Affairs…


20th of May 2019

Hope For Youth selected to provide clinical services to the new FOCUS

FOCUS meaning Families Overcoming Crisis through Unified Services, this program is to enhance access to services that address the trauma and developmental needs of young children as well as the complex needs of …