NYFC Celebrates and Honors Juneteenth

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States on June 19, 1865. It’s a day to recognize the end of slavery and celebrate the amazing achievements of Black and African Americans across the country throughout history. This

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NYFC Celebrates Pride!

2020 marks the 50th annual Pride month and celebration in New York City. As our city and the LGBTQIA+ community reach this incredible milestone, we at NYFC are taking a moment to reflect on the immeasurable contributions this community continues to make every day, all in the face of historic and

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NYFC Stands in Solidarity with the Black Lives Matter Movement

Along with millions of other Americans, New Yorkers For Children (NYFC) is deeply saddened and angered by the murder of George Floyd and so many other Black people who have been criminalized and treated inhumanely just for being Black. As an organization focused on advancing opportunity for youth in foster

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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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