Hope For Youth

HFY Happenings

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…


16th of July 2021

Rob & Ryan Legacy Summer Project

We wish to thank all those affiliated with the Legacy, and those who donated to, the Summer Project. Hope For Youth was fortunate to be the recipient of the donation and for that we are grateful!! Male youth in our care received tees, shorts and slides, and…


12th of July 2021

HFY Announces Appointment of New Board Member

We are excited to share that Elizabeth Sy has joined Hope For Youth’s Board of Directors.

Elizabeth Sy became involved with Hope For Youth in 2018 as a volunteer and a member of the Young Professionals Committee. Elizabeth is passionate about child welfare…


7th of July 2021

Summer Fun @ Farmingdale Residence

HFY donor Jeannette Bisono recently provided the youth in care, in our Farmingdale residence, with games and toys for summer vacation. Jeannette and her network of family and friends and their continued support of our agency is greatly appreciated! Check at the fun things below the…