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Thank you for giving NYC’s youth in foster care “A Chance in the World”!

On Thursday September 16th, NYFC hosted the 16th Annual Fall Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street. Steve Pemberton, Vice President Diversity and Inclusion, Global Chief Diverstiy Officer, Walgreens Boost Alliance,  was presented with the 2015 Nicholas Scoppetta Child Welfare Award, due to his steadfast commitment and unwavering dedication to children in foster

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I’m ready now to build up my life

My name is Belrycklah Jean-Baptiste. I came to America when I was 15 years old and I was placed in foster care at the age of 16 years. I joined the Youth CAN! program to help me stay connected with people that can help me in the future. The program served as a welcomed distraction from the problems I was facing at home. Now I can say I’m ready to build up my life without having someone to destroy it. This program opened the door for me to be someone in the society and to meet wonderful people that can help me out mentally and educationally.

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2015 Youth CAN! Program

NYFC has partnered once again with the North Shore-LIJ and Walgreens Family of Companies, to offer a 10 week job training program for young adults aging out of foster care between the ages of 20-24 years old. see more

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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. see more

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Join the NYFC 2015 TCS NYC Marathon Team!

2015 marks the second year New Yorkers For Children will host a Charity Partner team for the TCS NYC Marathon. Our dedicated team members raised nearly $20,000 for NYC’s youth in foster care. Join Our Team!

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12th Annual Wrap to Rap

Each year, New Yorkers For Children and teens in foster care join together at Wrap to Rap, an annual holiday event to wrap presents for younger children in care. see more

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The 15th Annual Fall Gala Was A Shining Success!

On Tuesday September 30th, NYFC hosted the 15th Annual Fall Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street. Presenting fashion sponsor for the night was Chloé, with Lead Jewelry Sponsor David Yurman. Co-Chairs included Lise and Michael Evans, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos and Paul Kanavos, Christine and Richard Mack, and Stephanie Winston and

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