Hope For Youth

HFY Happenings

18th of February 2016

Teamwork Recognition Award!

The first ever Teamwork Recognition Award is being presented to Steven Burgess, Moses Udebhulu, Pelege St. Surin, Dianne Powell, Dalia Sarryeh, Iliana Padro, Joann Labonte, Jack…

28th of January 2016

Thank You IKEA!!

Thank You IKEA!!

On January 28th, IKEA delivered 9 new mattresses and all the bedding, along with frames, wardrobes, and rugs for all the bedrooms at HFY’s new Runaway Shelter.  These new furniture items will help the rooms look bright and be functional for the youth who will come through…

25th of January 2016

Youth Shelter Wish List!

Our new youth shelter will be opening next month!  We are in need of so many items!  Plese check out our wish list on Amazon and order something special to benefit the needed emergency shelter.  The children we serve will thank you!

Amazon Shelter Wish List

15th of December 2015

Foster Parents Needed!

Will you consider opening your home to a Long Island child in need by becoming a Foster Parent with Hope For Youth? 

As we approach 2016, we have real need to recruit and train new foster parents; especially families that are Spanish speaking.  We encourage folks…

8th of December 2015

One special youth

When her caseworker asked Xzarvier to make a wish list, the first item on the list read, ” Every HFY employee to donate a dollar to sponsor a child with a sickness to go to Disney World.”  

We have been adding names and wishes to our Holiday list all month, but…

Employee of the Month: November 2015

Valerie Miller has been a huge addition to Farmingdale Sibling Program since…

7th of December 2015

Thank you to Sundial Brands and New York 1.27 for making holiday wishes come true!

With great appreciate Hope For Youth thanks Sundial Brands for sponsoring our annual Dave & Busters holiday party.


The party will take place on at the world famous Dave & Busters where “kids” of all ages play video games, bowl, and celebrate with food and desserts.  The kids all get unlimited…

4th of December 2015

Interview with Long Island Pulse Magazine

2nd of December 2015

HFY’s 4th Annual ’12 Days of Christmas’ is Here!

For the fourth year in a row Hope For Youth is pleased to present to donors a wishlist of toys and gifts.  

As part of the Annual Toy and Gift Drive, our goal is to…

1st of December 2015


We launched our #dufflefordignity Campaign to coincide with #Giving Tuesday on December 1st 2015.  We hope to have funds to purchase several hundred duffle bags throughout the year and to have bags donated directly.  These bags are given to youth as they transition through programs, or in and out…