2014 Spring Dinner Dance Presented by Lauren X Khoo

On Monday, April 21, 2014, the Friends Committee of New Yorkers For Children will host the Eleventh Annual Spring Dinner Dance – New Year’s in April: A Fool’s Fête Presented by Lauren X Khoo.

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NYFC Celebrates the Launch of Lauren X Khoo Fine Jewelry

Kelly Behun Sugarman, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Lauren Khoo, Clare McKeon

On February 20, 2014, Lauren X Khoo and New Yorkers for Children (NYFC) hosted a cocktail party at a private Upper East Side townhouse to launch the Lauren X Khoo luxury jewelry collection.  200 notable New Yorkers turned up to meet designer Lauren Khoo, whose brand will serve as Presenting Sponsor of the upcoming NYFC Spring Dinner Dance.

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La Perla Holiday Cocktail Party To Benefit NYFC

Suzy Biszantz, Coralie Charriol Paul, Chelsea Leyland, Lydia Fenet, Allison Aston, Julie Macklowe

On Tuesday, December 10th, New Yorkers For Children (NYFC) and La Perla  hosted a holiday cocktail event to benefit youth in foster care at the luxury brand’s Madison Avenue flagship. 

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Wrap to Rap Presented by Valentino USA

Valentino USA volunteers

On Monday, December 9th, New Yorkers For Children (NYFC) hosted Wrap to Rap Presented by Valentino USA.  At this annual event benefitting youth in foster care, Valentino USA and NYFC Board and Friends Committee members joined over 80 teens in foster care to wrap 1,000 gifts for younger children in care as DJ D-Nice spun hip hop and holiday classics.

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Bergdorf Goodman Holiday Window Reveal to Benefit NYFC

On Tuesday, November 19th New Yorkers For Children joined Bergdorf Goodman for their “Holidays on Ice” window reveal. Bravo TV host Andy Cohen, along with extreme action group Streb, kicked off the event. Following the performance and unveiling, guests were invited to a private shopping event to benefit New Yorkers For Children.

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14th Annual Fall Gala
Honoring Nicholas Scoppetta

Common and NYFC Youth Guests

On Tuesday, September 17th, New Yorkers For Children hosted their 14th Annual Fall Gala to benefit youth in foster care in New York City.  The 2013 Fall Gala, which raised over $1.2 million, honored New Yorkers For Children founder Nicholas Scoppetta for his steadfast commitment and unwavering dedication to children in foster care. At the gala, Deputy Mayor Linda Gibbs and Commissioner Ronald E. Richter announced that Mayor Bloomberg will dedicate the children’s center to Scoppetta, renaming it the Nicholas Scoppetta Center.

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Students 21 And Older

Starting in January 2014, New Yorkers For Children will support young people who have aged out of foster care by continuing to send Back-to-School packages while the student is enrolled in college.

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NYFC Named Agency of the Month!

The New York Nonprofit Press named New Yorkers For Children as their ‘Agency of the Month’ in December 2013.  Read the full article here.

Our partner:
The Administration for Children’s Services

Serving Our Children: NYFC’s greatest strength lies in our ability to access and affect the lives of children in foster care—a direct link made possible through our unique partnership with the New York City Administration for Children’s Services.


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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 resources they need to achieve academic success.

Donate to the Back-to-School Package Drive

Give the gift of opportunity to a young student in foster care:

$10,000 = 4 Back-to-School Packages

$2,500 = 1 Back-to-School Package

$1,500 = 1 laptop and 1 printer

$500 = Dorm essentials including linens, towels, alarm clock, gift cards and more

$100 = A gift card to purchase books

$50 = School supplies such as notebooks binder paper, pens, stapler and more