This spring, our family residences buzzed with heartfelt celebrations as parents, kids, and staff came together to show appreciation to the wonderful parents with memorable Mother’s Day and Father’s Day events. While the majority of HFH households are female-led, it’s important to recognize the significant presence of fathers within the HFH community. This Mother’s
Last month, staff from Soundview, Eastchester, and Ottendorfer New York Public Libraries set up tables at Allie’s Place, Williamsbridge, and Clinton Family Residences respectively. Families stopped by to sign up for library cards and learn about the abundance of
We're in love with the matching outfits and valenTIEs! Friends and families at the Saratoga Family Residence gathered for a fabulous Valentine's Day function. All smiles for sweets! Staff at the Clinton Family Residence distributed heart-shaped treats
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
Staff at Williamsbridge took advantage of students' mid-winter recess to throw a belated Valentine's Day Party for students in Williamsbridge Recreation and Early Childhood Education Center. During school breaks, HFH K-12 Afterschool & Recreation programs adjust into a full-day program to accommodate parents' schedules. The Williamsbridge Wolverines expressed universal delight at the their
"Inspiration, through all forms of art, encourages our students to express their inner selves and gain the confidence to show others who they really are. Their art expresses their lives, their feelings, their relationships with others, and their future lives that they wish to see. Inspiration encourages our students to break away from
The kids at Williamsbridge recreation made these tree-inspired art projects for "Love a Tree Day" last month.
Every year, Rob Germosen, driver at Williamsbridge Family Residence, looks forward to socializing and celebrating with fellow staff and Williamsbridge residents at their annual holiday party. “I was with the cotton candy machine,” he recalls of the previous year’s event. That kind of enthusiastic participation is characteristic of Germosen’s welcoming presence at Williamsbridge.
At Williamsbridge Recreation, every month brings a new theme for educational engagement, often focusing on topics underserved in the classroom. The highlight of last month's science theme was a KidCare-sponsored trip to the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ where students engaged with exhibits exploring the human body, animal science, and mechanics.