Hope For Youth

2016 Heroes For Hope Gala: Oct 19

Join us for our annual Heroes for Hope Gala! This exciting event — which will include a cocktail hour, full dinner, entertainment, and raffles and auctions — will take place at the newly renovated Coral House in Baldwin, Long Island.

Your support will enable Hope For Youth to continue its mission facilitating positive change in the lives of children, adolescents and families.  In addition to individual tickets, corporate and personal sponsorships are available.  All sponsorships include a full journal page ad and logo on our event page.  We HOPE you will support our mission as we continue to serve the needs of children, adolescents, and families right here on Long Island.

2016 Honorees 

Elizabeth Bass Golding Award Recipient —

Co-founder of 516ads.com and 631ads.com, Mr. Gussin is a special friend of Hope For Youth he has been sharing our mission with the area’s business community for nearly a decade.  In his younger years he developed an acronym as an idea of using LEARN (lets all end racism now) in an effort to educate young people about the negative effects of racism. Mr. Gussin has been spreading this messege thoughout his life and has a passion for inspiring business owners and young people to be positive and work together for the greater good.

Visit his websites to learn more: http://516ads.com and http://631ads.com

2016 Foster Family of the Year —

Ms. Marshall has been a foster parent with Hope For Youth since 2010.  She has opened her home and her heart, caring for seven children during her time as part of our family. Ms. Marshall and her her amazing support system provide a caring, structured, and supportive environment where children are loved and guided each day. She is currently caring for four children, which includes a sibling group of three. All of us at HFY are proud to honor and thank Ms. Marshall for her exceptional work as a foster parent.

($105 of each Gala ticket is tax-deductible.)

Thank you to our supporters!


Red Carpet Sponsors



Celebration Sponsors





Friend of the Board Sponsors




Supporting Sponsors






Red Carpet: $5,000   Includes:

•Step and Repeat sponsor
•Logo on event web page
•Full page Journal ad
•Eight tickets to Gala


Cocktail Hour: $3,000 Includes:

•Cocktail Hour sponsorship
•Logo on event web page
•Full page Journal ad
•Six tickets to Gala


Celebration Sponsor: $1500 Includes:

•Parking sponsorship
•Logo on event web page
•Full page Journal ad
•Four tickets to Gala


Friend of the Board: $750 Includes:

•Logo on event web page
•Full page Journal ad
•Two tickets to Gala


Supporting Sponsor $300 Includes:

•Full page Journal ad

Your direct support will help us continue to serve vulnerable families and youth on Long Island. What will you give? Each donation includes recognition in the Journal.


Your donation of $500 will purchase new bedding for a group home.


Your donation of $250 will secure hours of tutoring service for children and teens.


Your donation of $175 will allow kids to enjoy a few hours of respite fun.


Your donation of $60 will purchases a winter coat for a homeless teen.

For questions and inquiries contact Kate Travers, Director, Program Development, ctravers@hfyny.org, 631-782-6540.

A note to sponsors: Journal ads are due no later than September 14.  Please send high resolution, full color, camera ready artwork to ctravers@hfyny.org.  (Size: 8″ tall x 5″ wide.  No bleed.)