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|

Snapshot: Families at HFH Trapped in Conditional Status

HFH's latest snapshot examines the application process for shelter eligibility. When applying for shelter, clients are in 'conditional status.' Nearly a fourth of clients are in conditional status at any time, and many remain in this limbo, reapplying for eligibility, for months. Download this PDF Snapshot

2023-03-15T08:15:31-05:00July 6th, 2022|

HFH Staff Volunteers Plant the Seeds for a Great Summer

In preparation for a fun-filled summer at HFH Summer Camps, a volunteer group of staff members headed up to Camp Wakonda in Harriman State Park to plant a garden of flowers, herbs, and vegetables. As part of what is fast-becoming an annual tradition—“Camp Cleanup Day”—team members

2022-07-12T08:18:35-05:00June 17th, 2022|

“Saratoga Silly Project” Gives Voice to Youth Experiences

The “Saratoga Silly Project,” a collection of ceramics, claymation, and animation, will be displayed in an interactive gallery at Saratoga Family Residence. The project features clay sculpture characters based on children at Saratoga sculpted by Beverly George, a recreation coordinator in the afterschool program.

2022-06-22T10:54:13-05:00June 16th, 2022|
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