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Make It Happen For Youth In Foster Care

“NYFC has inspired me by making my dreams a reality.” -Ishmael, Spirit Award Recipient Thanks to the generosity of our donors, NYFC continues to have a tremendous impact on the lives of children in foster care in New York City. Please click the button below to provide young people in foster care with the tools and

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A Fool’s Fête 2012 Presented by CD Greene

The Friends of NYFC hosted the Ninth Annual Spring Dinner Dance – New Year’s in April: A Fool’s Fête on April 10, 2012 at the Mandarin Oriental, raising a record high of over $585,000 to benefit youth in foster care in New York City. CD Greene served as the Presenting

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CD Greene Hosts Spring Dance Kick-Off Event

On Tuesday, March 20th, NYFC and CD Greene hosted a cocktail reception in celebration of NYFC’s upcoming Spring Dance: New Year’s in April, A Fool’s Fête. Allison Aston, Alina Cho, and Clare McKeon hosted the evening at BG Restaurant at Bergdorf Goodman. Guests Tinsley Mortimer, Annelise Peterson, Victor Kubicek, Lesley

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North Shore LIJ-Health System Hosts NYFC Network to Success

On January 12th,  New Yorkers For Children hosted the Health Care Network to Success event at Lenox Hill Hospital, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, featuring a diverse panel of professionals from the health care industry. The purpose of Network to Success is to empower young people to start

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Tory Burch Reception to Benefit New Yorkers For Children

On December 13th, Tory Burch and New Yorkers For Children hosted an evening of cocktails at the Tory Burch Madison Avenue flagship to benefit youth in foster care in New York City. Hosts included Allison Aston, Marisa Brown, Alina Cho, Cristina Cuomo, Natalia Echavarria, Tinsley Mercer Mortimer, and Hilary Rhoda.

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Solange Azagury-Partridge and NYFC Host Cocktail Event

On December 7th, New Yorkers For Children and Solange Azagury-Partridge hosted an evening of cocktails at the Solange Azagury-Partridge Madison Avenue flagship to benefit youth in foster care in New York City. Guests had the chance to view the original pair of ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in the

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NYFC Hosts 2011 Wrap to Rap

On Tuesday, November 29th, NYFC hosted the Ninth Annual “Wrap to Rap” holiday gift wrapping event. The NYFC Board, Friends Committee, and Youth Advisory Board were joined by 100 teens in foster care to wrap over 1,200 gifts for younger children in care as DJ D-Nice spun hip hop and

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NYFC is Celebrating 15 Years with the 15 for 15 Campaign!

Over the past 15 years, NYFC has accomplished a great deal on behalf of youth in foster care in New York City. Here are just a few of our achievements: – In 2011, NYFC sent out over 900 Back-to-School Packages to college-enrolled youth in foster care. The NYFC Back-to-School Package

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Meet NYFC Guardian Scholar Vanessa Louis

“Attaining a college degree would give me a jump start to chase after my dreams,” writes Vanessa, 20-year-old freshman at Kingsborough Community College, on her Guardian Scholars application. Vanessa is currently pursuing her Associate’s Degree in Business Administration and plans to continue her education and obtain a Bachelor’s degree. She

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Want to know how you can give back this holiday season?

Each year before the holidays, NYFC and teens in foster care wrap presents for younger children in care at Wrap to Rap. In addition to providing much needed holiday gifts for children in foster care, this signature program reminds teens of the importance of giving back to their communities. We

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