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Santa’s Dashing Elves

The Dashing Whippets Running Team descended on our offices this holiday season to wrap literally hundreds of toys so that every child staying in our sites could have a merry Christmas. Each year the [...]

December 10th, 2015|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |

Mad Science at The Prospect

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) subjects are a key component of our after-school programs. As part of our fall curriculum, children in our Big Brownstone after-school program participated in Mad Science, where [...]

November 19th, 2015|Categories: Articles, K-12 After-School Enrichment, Learning|Tags: , , |

Halloween with MUFG

Children in our Prospect and Saratoga Early Education Centers took a mini-field trip to MUFG offices in Manhattan where they went “cubicle to cubicle” instead of “door to door” trick or [...]

October 29th, 2015|Categories: Articles, Early Childhood Education|Tags: , , , |

Hofstra University Students Lend a Helping Hand

This summer, a group of freshmen from Hofstra University's Discovery Program spent a day volunteering at the Saratoga. For their "day of service," our volunteers played educational games with children in our [...]

August 25th, 2015|Categories: Articles, Early Childhood Education, K-12 After-School Enrichment|Tags: , |

Summer Camp Gives Homeless Children A Chance To Just Be Kids

Homelessness places profound stress on a child's life, and many of these stressors are compounded during the summer season. Homes for the Homeless offers a unique opportunity for over 550 children to attend Summer Camps in Harriman State [...]

July 28th, 2015|Categories: Articles, Summer Camp|Tags: , |

Changing the Odds

Bronx teens volunteer to help homeless youth Changing The Odds is a group of Bronx teenagers who volunteer at least 20 hours of community service helping others. (April 9, 2015 12:28 PM) A group of teens is [...]

April 9th, 2015|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

Family Works Graduates Thirteen Interns

Interns in our Family Works program were honored at a graduation ceremony this past week. The three-month program provides valuable, hands-on job experience to shelter residents who meet a set of basic criteria through internships in security/safety, child [...]

March 1st, 2015|Categories: Articles|Tags: |