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NYFC Kicks Off the 2011 Back-to-School Package Drive

NYFC makes dreams of a higher education a reality for youth in foster care. As we kick off our Annual Back-to-School Package Drive, our goal is to provide every college-enrolled young person in foster care with the necessary tools to succeed throughout their entire educational experience. Each Back-to-School Package is valued

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Soigne K Serves as Presenting Sponsor of A Fool’s Fete

The Friends of NYFC will host the Eighth Annual Spring Dinner Dance – New Year’s in April: A Fool’s Fête on April 12th at the Mandarin Oriental to benefit youth in foster care in New York City. Soigne K will serve as Presenting Sponsor of this much anticipated event, which

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NYFC Teams Up with Walmart for Wrap to Rap

On Tuesday, November 30, NYFC, Selita Ebanks and Keith Bulluck, New York Giants’ All-Pro Linebacker, hosted the Eighth Annual “Wrap to Rap” holiday gift wrapping event sponsored by Walmart and The Ainsworth. The NYFC Board and Friends Committee were joined by 150 teens in foster care to wrap 2,000 gifts

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NYFC Back-to-School Package Program: Jamar’s Story

“I couldn’t believe it.  Out of nowhere, someone cared enough to send me exactly what I needed for school.” My name is Jamar and I am a freshman at John Jay College. One day, I hope to become a criminal psychologist or a district attorney. When my friends would get

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NYFC 2010 Wrap to Rap

On Tuesday, November 30th, NYFC, Selita Ebanks and Keith Bulluck, New York Giants’ All-Pro Linebacker, hosted the Eighth Annual “Wrap to Rap” holiday gift wrapping event sponsored by Walmart and The Ainsworth. The NYFC Board and Friends Committee were joined by 150 teens in foster care to wrap 2,000 gifts

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NYFC and IKEA Redecorate the ACS Children’s Center

On Thursday, December 9th, NYFC teamed up with IKEA to make over two rooms at the ACS Children’s Center. The facility is designed for children entering into foster care in New York City. Together, the team transformed these spaces into warm, welcoming environments intended to make the transition into care

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Meet Our Guardian Scholars

Three new students in foster care embarked on their college experience this year with the support of the NYFC Guardian Scholars Program. We are pleased to introduce Zhanna, Jamar and Emily. see more

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Request for Proposals

New Yorkers For Children is currently accepting proposals through November 11, 2010 at 5:00pm. If you have any questions, please contact New Yorkers For Children’s program manager Amy Chou at  achou@newyorkersforchildren.org. To apply, please download and complete the four documents at right: Grant Application Outline Applicant Cover Letter Budget Proposal Budget Narrative

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