Programs

Charles Evans Emergency Educational Fund

  The Charles Evans Emergency Educational Fund assists young people who were formerly in the foster care system with emergency funding to advance and complete their educational endeavors. This Fund is run in close partnership with ACS, where staff members do an initial application review and make recommendations to NYFC.

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Wrap to Rap 2015

  Thanks to Macy’s, NYFC’s Board and Friends Committee members, and supporters, NYFC’s 13th Annual Wrap to Rap event was a huge success! Our 2015 Wrap to Rap Presenting Sponsor, Macy’s, hosted this festive and fun event, on Tuesday, November 17th, at Macy’s Santaland. NYFC’s Board and Friends Committee members,

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Futures In Motion: Youth CAN!

NYFC has established a partnership with the Office of Community and Public Health at the North Shore-LIJ, Walgreens Family of Companies, and The Academy to offer a summer vocational training program. This program will provide you with the opportunity to: Develop skills, knowledge, and experiences in a professional environment Access

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12th Annual Wrap to Rap

On Tuesday, December 2th, New Yorkers For Children (NYFC) hosted Wrap to Rap.  At this annual event benefiting youth in foster care, NYFC Board and Friends Committee members joined over 80 teens in foster care to wrap 1,000 gifts for younger children in care as DJ D-Nice spun hip hop

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Meet the 2014 Spirit Award Recipient

The 2014 Fall Gala marked the 11th anniversary of the NYFC Spirit Award, a $10,000 scholarship awarded annually to a young person in foster care who has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills, a commitment to community, and the determination and ability to overcome the barriers to academic success. Northwell Health sponsored the

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Back-to-School Package Program

The NYFC Back-to-School Package program provides youth in foster care enrolled in college or an accredited vocational program with the tools necessary to succeed during their entire educational experience. Packages are sent each semester that the student is enrolled in college up to age 25. FOR YOUNG PEOPLE STILL IN

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Scholarships For Youth In Care

Guardian Scholars Program: A comprehensive college scholarship program for New York City youth in foster care. Eligibility Requirements: Applicant must be a highly motivated student currently or formerly in foster care in New York City and attending Hunter, John Jay or Kingsborough as a Freshman or Sophomore in the 2014-2015 school

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May Is Foster Care Awareness Month

Because no one makes it alone… NYFC is partnering with FosterMore to bring awareness to young people in foster care as well as the unique challenges these young people face. FosterMore is a coalition of not for profit organizations and foundations working to raise awareness of the youth in America’s foster care

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