Hope For Youth


1st of August 2019

HFY CEO and Darryl

The Legendary Darryl Strawberry joined HFY staff and youth recently to talk…

30th of July 2019

Summer STEAM Academy Continues

Last week’s STEAM outings included a visit to Old Westbury Gardens. A greater appreciation was achieved, of this magnificent early 20th century estate, through its preservation and interpretation of the landscape, gardens, architecture, and collections. And the weather was beautiful too!

25th of July 2019

Hope For Youth Gives Back

On July 24th, Hope For Youth staff, volunteers and youth, volunteered their time and sorted books at the warehouse of local nonprofit, The Book Fairies. 2019 is the 50th Anniversary of…

22nd of July 2019

Save the Date

50th Anniversary

We hope you’ll join us November 7th as we celebrate 50 years of service, to Long Island youth. 5 decades of commitment to Long Island youth, and their families, is…

16th of July 2019

Corporate Matching

Did you know; many corporate employers offer their employees the opportunity to have their charitable contributions matched. This type of philanthropy, corporate matching, provides the opportunity for an individual to have their donation amount doubled!

Many companies not only encourage…

12th of July 2019

Summer STEAM Academy

Summer 2019 Steam Academy commenced on Monday, July 8th. STEAM is open to all Hope For Youth residential and foster care youth. Our summer enrichment program focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math, and will also include weekly field trips. Fostering creativity and making science and…

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,…