Girl Scouts give young girls the tools they need to be the most confident and courageous versions of themselves. Many children experiencing homelessness miss out on the chance to participate in programs like Girl Scouts due to a variety of complex circumstances. The Girl Scouts of Greater New York launched Troop 6000 in 2017
Fred Rogers Productions and PBS KIDS, in collaboration with local affiliate THIRTEEN, hosted an exclusive premiere screening of the new animated series, Alma's Way, for the students at HFH's Bronx family residences. The show features Alma, a cheerful, young Puerto Rican girl from the Bronx who uses critical thinking skills to solve everyday problems alongside her friends
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.