Hope For Youth

HFY Happenings

26th of August 2021

A Donation of LOVE via Essentials for Youth!

Thank you to Maryann, Francine and their extended network for 100 backpacks and 100 duffle bags for youth in the HFY programs. Our youth are able to start the new school year with wonderful items that will inspire their education efforts!


23rd of August 2021

Triage and Drop-In Center Donation

With pleasure, we share the news that we recently received a $12,500 donation from the Gladys & Mildred Tomiak Foundation. As you might know, Hope For Youth operates the only Runaway & Homeless Youth Shelter of its kind in Suffolk County, NY. This program serves runaway…


17th of August 2021

Volunteers Needed

Hope For Youth’s Development Department is seeking volunteers to assist the department, here at our admin offices located in Amityville. Variety of tasks and projects to choose from. Please contact tparchment@hfyny.org or call 631-782-6574 if interested, for more detail….


12th of August 2021

Register Now for Annual 5K

Saturday October 2, 2021 Rain or Shine – Heckscher State Park, Field One Start Time 9:00 AM. All proceeds benefit our Runaway & Homeless Youth Shelter. Check-In Beginning at 8:00 AM. Tee Shirt included if Registered prior to September 10th. Register Here: 2021 Run for Hope…


9th of August 2021

Back-To-School Supply Drive

Back-To-School-Supplies needed! Help us to help our youth start the school year off on a good note. Donated supplies are welcomed as we have many youth in various Long Island School Districts ranging in grades from kindergarten through 12th. In the past, our youth were often insecure…


4th of August 2021

A Wonderful Donation from Local Teen, Olivia

Olivia fundraised then purchased duffel bags to fill with toiletries, a journal and pen, a blanket and a backpack for back-to-school. A great collection of well-needed items; an awesome donation.

We are grateful to teens like Olivia who feel the urge to do…


1st of August 2021

Disrupting the Foster Care to Homelessness Pipeline

Youth aging out of foster care are at risk of housing instability, nationwide. Read here to see how Philadelphia is attempting to address the issue.


27th of July 2021

Project 21 Needs Your Help

Please assist us in raising awareness of our need for foster parents.

Our need is so great that we have a new initiative, Project 21, solely focused on addressing our foster family shortage, and the recruitment of foster parents. The decline in foster…


23rd of July 2021

Register Now!

Run For Hope 5K – October 2nd – 9:00AM Start Time

Support Hope For Youth: Run, Walk or Volunteer for our annual 5K. Play a role in supporting some of Long Island’s neediest children and teens. Click here to register now!

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20th of July 2021

Back-To-School Supply Drive

Our annual drive is under way! School supplies are needed for all grade levels: crayons, scissors, construction paper, glue, pens and pencils, notebooks, binders, paper, folders, backpacks, lunchbags and pencil cases.

Please consider supporting the Back-To-School-Drive and help us ensure that all our youth…