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Parents and Kids Get Creative at Saratoga’s Adult Art Show

In mid-February, families at Saratoga came together for an Adult Art Show featuring the work of participants in Saratoga recreation's adult art class. Parents and kids attending also completed a make-your-own journal activity, after which they filled their journals with reflections and drawings relating to the artwork on display.

February 28th, 2019|

Families and Staff Strike a Pose at Saratoga’s Family Talent Show

After months of rehearsals, discussions, and poster painting sessions, families and staff at Saratoga Family Residence saw their hard work come to life at a family talent show. The show was planned largely in response to a request from Star P, a mother who resides at Saratoga alongside two of her sons and

February 28th, 2019|

HFH Staff Discover New Resources and Connections with Local Community Organizations

In early February, staff at HFH family residences had the opportunity to connect with representatives from local community organizations at two resource fairs, gathering information and resources that will help them to offer the best possible services to their clients at HFH family residences. Staff from HFH’s Bronx locations—Prospect and Williamsbridge—attended the first

February 27th, 2019|

Spotlight On: Rob Germosen

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.

February 22nd, 2019|

2018 In Review

2018 was a year filled with innovative accomplishments, partnerships, and initiatives. We strengthened existing parent programming like Family Works while launching unique new pilot programs like Babies and Brunch. Our after-school, recreation, and early childhood education staff continued to develop engaging new ways of sparking the imagination of children in

January 17th, 2019|

Teen Leaders Gear Up for the Summer at the Annual Teen Leader Retreat

At the annual Teen Leader Retreat, participants in the HFH Summer Camps Teen Leader Program gathered for a weekend filled with ropes courses and reminiscing after a summer spent acting as mentors at HFH Summer Camps. The Teen Leader Program, which lasts for three years, gives participants the opportunity to mentor younger campers

January 11th, 2019|

Prospect Afterschool Celebrates the Season at the Annual KidCare Holiday Party

At the annual KidCare Holiday Party, children from Prospect afterschool had the opportunity to celebrate the season with special treats, gifts, and activities, facilitated by KidCare volunteers and Prospect afterschool staff. The event offers the children a memorable start to the holiday season, and ensures that they have the opportunity to take full

December 26th, 2018|