Students at the HFH family residences in the Bronx geared up for the new school year with the help of Old Navy, which has been teaming up with HFH since 2017. Seven local stores throughout the Bronx and Westchester provided a generous donation of backpacks and other essentials including notebooks, rulers, pencil cases, hand
Local Kids Living at Bronx Shelter Participate in “Valentine’s Day Love & Gratitude Card Contest” Hosted by Community Leaders
While Mother’s Day sets aside one special day to celebrate moms, we know how important moms are every day of the year. Here’s a little throwback to an amazing Valentine’s Day-themed ode to moms at our Allie’s Place Family Residence from February 2021. The “Valentine’s Day Love & Gratitude Card Contest” gave children
The HFH community at Allie’s Place Family Residence received a special delivery last month. Families were able to enjoy nutritious, and delicious, meals from supporter The Little Beet restaurants on behalf of one of their loyal customers.
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
"Our Family Services Department is the nucleus of what we do. When a family comes into shelter, that is that first department that they really work with. Our overall goal is to have this experience of homelessness be their only or last experience of homelessness." On World's Children's Day, Annamaria Santoro,
"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
Halloween may have looked a little different this year, but our Early Childhood Education and K-12 Afterschool & Recreation staff still worked hard to ensure their students could have a safe, special, and spooky celebration. Goodie Bags & Spooky Crafts at Prospect & Allie’s Place At Prospect, staff worked together to create candy
HFH is hiring Case Managers. Send your resume to JobFair@hfhnyc.org and join us on 10/21/20 for a virtual job fair.
Every August brings a flurry of activity to children and parents at HFH, with a steady stream ofbookbag giveaways, end-of-summer soirees, and back-to-school preparations. In 2020, with the NYC Department of Education’s announcement of a hybrid learning model, back-to-school season took on an added urgency at HFH, with both K-12 and Family Services staff adapting their services
Family Services staff at Williamsbridge designed a six-week workshop for parents to visualize the intersection of homelessness, mental health, unemployment, family, and love through the assembly of vision boards. According to staff, the workshop was intended to create "a safe place for clients to express their past sufferings and present distress through dialogue