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Korean Delegates Visit the Saratoga Family Inn

Delegates from the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Health and Welfare recently visited the Saratoga Family Inn. Saratoga Administrator Michael Fahy took the group on an informative tour of the daily operations and explained the [...]

June 28th, 2016|Categories: Special Events and Activities, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Chess Help at The Prospect

Learning how to play chess has numerous benefits for children including improved academic performance, strategic thinking, and self-confidence. At the Prospect Family Inn, older kids in the Futurelink after-school program (ages 12-17) volunteered [...]

March 16th, 2016|Categories: K-12 After-School Enrichment|Tags: , , |

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: , , |

Life Lessons: Learning On and Off the Yoga Mat

Yoga helps those who practice it learn about themselves, cope with stress, improve concentration, and much more. These valuable life lessons are particularly important for homeless and at-risk youth. That’s why Homes for the Homeless offers yoga (taught by Lineage [...]

March 1st, 2015|Categories: Videos|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: |