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HFH Community Comes Together for Holiday Gift Drive

During a typical holiday season, families, staff, and supporters at HFH come together for a steady stream of in-person parties, gift giveaways, and other celebrations. Though this year's festivities were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the HFH community still found ways to safely celebrate the season. Through an Amazon Wish List, we received

2021-01-21T08:35:13-05:00December 30th, 2020|

Early Childhood Education Students Explore Jazz with Ms. Riza

Students at Prospect Early Childhood Education had a blast making music during their virtual Jazz Explorer Camp with Ms. Riza, founder of RiMarcable Music for Arts & Education. During one lesson, students learned about the Blues by creating their own guitars out of a small cardboard box, crayons, duct tape, string, and scissors. According to

2020-11-22T21:59:52-05:00November 22nd, 2020|

First Knife Skills Cohort Graduates from Allie’s Place Center for Culinary Education & Employment

This November, Allie's Place Center for Culinary Education & Employment graduated its first Knife Skills cohort. The Center's Knife Skills program consists of six sessions covering the foundations of kitchen culture and cutting techniques. Knife Skills, as with all of  the Center for Culinary Education & Employment's programming, is intended to prepare students for

2020-11-22T22:36:42-05:00November 15th, 2020|

The Saratoga Scoop Presents…Meet the Eagles!

"Afterschool has helped me through this pandemic by helping me to push through. I didn't have as many opportunities [due to the pandemic], but it helped me to work harder and get more." The Saratoga Scoop is an in-house Communications Club that produces publications, videos, interviews, and insights into the latest

2020-12-10T14:54:36-05:00November 10th, 2020|
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Designing Education Programs for Today’s Families: Launching PLUS

At HFH's core are three guiding principles: education and recreation, employment, and social services. Over the last three months, HFH staff have been focused on designing an education program for parents that builds on the organization's nearly 35 years of experience delivering services to families experiencing homelessness. This new program, Family Practical Living Useful

2020-09-28T07:45:55-05:00September 28th, 2020|

Cooking Up New Approaches to Culinary Education at HFH

Opening its doors at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Allie’s Place Center for Culinary Education & Employment has learned to be nimble, resilient, and innovative from the beginning. As HFH’s culinary staff gear up to welcome their first co-hort of students for the Center’s core training program, they have taken advantage of the unique circumstances

2020-09-25T07:58:45-05:00September 25th, 2020|
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