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NYFC LAUNCHES SCHOLARSHIP FUND TO HELP YOUTH IN FOSTER CARE

New Yorkers For Children is pleased to announce that it received $1.187 million dollars from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to create and launch the Nicholas Scoppetta Scholarship Fund. The scholarship fund will support academic scholarships covering tuition, books and essential living expenses for students in foster care pursuing undergraduate

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Remembering NYFC Founder, Nicholas Scoppetta

New Yorkers For Children is deeply saddened by the loss of our beloved founder, Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta. “No one in the last 50 years has elevated the importance of New York City’s child welfare or enhanced an understanding of the system, built to address it, more than Nicholas Scoppetta,” said

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  Tiffany Challe, Development Associate Tiffany is originally from France and grew up in a multi-cultural environment. She has lived in New York for eight years now, working as a singer and recently completed a Master’s degree in Sustainability Science and Education at the Graduate Center, CUNY. She has previously

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Cassandra Rosser, Administrative Assistant   Cassandra Rosser has been with New Yorkers For Children since May 2014 and is responsible for all administrative tasks.  Prior to that, she was employed in various positions in higher education.

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Subash Midha, Controller   Subash Midha has been with New Yorkers For Children since 2014 and is responsible for all financial activities of the organization. He came to NYFC from the American University in Cairo– the New York office. He has over 35 of years of experience working for different

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Erin Kuchar, Director of Development   Erin Kuchar has been with NYFC since 2014 and the Director of Development since 2015. Her work includes managing and developing NYFC’s fundraising efforts to support the organization’s mission of improving the lives of youth in foster care and engaging New Yorkers in that effort.

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Catherine Hilyard, Youth Program Manager   Catherine loves and is honored to work with young people. She has worked with youth for seven years, and with children and families in the foster care system for the past four years. In her current role as Youth Program Manager with New Yorkers

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Youth Advisory Board (YAB)

                                        President Peterson Rodriguez Vice President Milcah Slater Secretary Jamar Daniel Treasurer Jahlika Hamilton Committee Members Jermaine Christian Lela Clement Atheena Fraser Jessica Jimenez-Mercado Monica Rodriguez Marlo Scott Rae Toussaint Anthony

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