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Meet Valery Belen Saavedra Lozada, who at four years old stole the hearts of the people of New York City when she was found in 2005 wandering the streets of Queens at 1am alone, barefoot, and crying. She was immediately taken into the custody of Little Flower, a contracted foster care agency

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Wrap to Rap 2018

Wrap to Rap 2018 was a huge success! 200 people came together – including older youth in foster care, First Republic Bank employees, and NYFC staff, Board members, and friends – to wrap over 500 presents for younger youth in care.   Read all about it: click here! 

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19th Annual Fall Fête in the News!

Thank you to Women’s Wear Daily for writing such a great article about New Yorkers For Children’s 19th Annual Fall Fête held on October 4th, 2018. Read the article and learn more here!

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NYFC Launches New Program: YVLifeSet (Press Release & More!)

YVLifeSet is a program that supports youth ages 17-22 who have been involved in the foster care, juvenile justice and/or mental health system. The YVLifeSet model is implemented by specialists who provide youth with intensive community-based support comprised of both clinical and skill-building interventions. Program success is defined by the

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Now Accepting Applications for NYFC’s Spirit Award!

Click here to download application and review eligibility requirements. All application must be submitted by June 16th, 2017. Our goal is to serve as many foster youth from New York City as possible. If you have any questions or need help with the completion of your application please contact Ellen Ampofo

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