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Spotlight On: Tierra Gunther

“Non-profit work honestly found me,” said Tierra Gunther. “And we make a good pair. It felt very natural when I first started.” Partnerships Manager Tierra Gunther is known by her coworkers for constantly going the extra mile for HFH families. Her supervisor, Senior Director of Operations Annamaria Santoro, said Tierra has

2022-10-05T14:49:54-05:00October 5th, 2022|

Back-to-School Roundup!

Prospect, Allie’s Place, and Saratoga Family Residences held Back-to-School backpack giveaways, thanks to donations from KidCare, Volunteers of America, and Free Arts NYC. These students were well-prepared as they kicked off the 2022-23 school year! Saratoga dove

2022-09-20T12:49:58-05:00September 20th, 2022|

Spotlight on Anthony Garcia: Serving Prospect with a Smile

Anthony Garcia is the kind of person who can make your day in a matter of moments. As a housekeeper at Prospect Family Residence, he has enjoyed developing his own efficient process of cleaning and forming bonds with fellow staff members. He has been with HFH for one year and was

2022-08-24T14:37:48-05:00August 24th, 2022|

Learning More Than Just Dance Steps with DMF Youth

In classes with DMF Youth, students in Afterschool & Recreation are learning more than just dance steps—they’re learning to be the best, most confident version of themselves. DMF stands for Dance, Motivation, and Fitness. The non-profit was started by fitness instructor Lindi Duesenberg to empower youth through both physical and social-emotional education. Thanks

2022-08-24T08:08:05-05:00August 23rd, 2022|

HFH Summer Camps 2022 Season Roundup

HFH Summer Camps 2022 season has come to a close, and we want to highlight the amazing experiences of our campers at Camp Wakonda this summer. Thank you to our fantastic staff who have done so much for

2022-08-03T13:27:58-05:00August 3rd, 2022|

Highlighting Our Summer Interns for National Intern Day

With National Intern Day around the corner, we are highlighting our two summer interns, Emily Blumberg and Tammy Goldner. Emily, our Communications Intern, is a rising junior at the University of Michigan studying communications and creative writing. “Through my experience with HFH, I’ve learned a lot about the marketing side of

2022-07-25T13:55:16-05:00July 25th, 2022|

At Allie’s Place, Families “Love, Love, Love” to Read

The creative staff at Allie’s Place Family Residence hosted a book fair to promote reading and literacy among the residents. In anticipation of the school year ending, Afterschool Manager David Belmar and Daycare Helper Martha Munoz stepped up to ensure that families had access to

2022-07-19T14:59:09-05:00July 19th, 2022|

HFH Summer Camps Kicks Off With A Splash

Our first session at Camp Wakonda has been amazing so far! From face-painting at our annual carnival to making lifelong treasures at arts and crafts, campers are learning, growing, and having the time of their lives.

2022-08-30T08:17:18-05:00July 13th, 2022|
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