2015 Spring Dinner Dance

Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Lydia Fenet, Amy McFarland, Katia Steward, Susan Shin, Clare McKeon, Natalia Echavarria, Alina Cho, Elisabeth Noel Jones

The Friends Committee of NYFC invites you to join them on Thursday, April 16, 2015 for the 12th Annual Spring Dinner Dance – New Year’s in April: A Fool’s Fête, presented by Saks Fifth Avenue.

This year, NYFC is proud to pay tribute to beloved Board Member Oscar de la Renta and celebrate the tremendous impact he had on NYFC’s programs and development.

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Watch The 2014 Fall Gala Film

The 2014 Fall Gala film features 2014 Fall Gala Honoree Michael J. Dowling and Youth CAN! Program Graduate Daniel Rodriguez.

The 15th Annual Fall Gala Was A Shining Success!

New Yorkers For Children Fall Gala 2014

On Tuesday September 30th, NYFC hosted the 15th Annual Fall Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street. Presenting fashion sponsor for the night was Chloé, with Lead Jewelry Sponsor David Yurman. Co-Chairs included Lise and Michael Evans, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos and Paul Kanavos, Christine and Richard Mack, and Stephanie Winston and David Wolkoff.

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NYFC Launches The 2014 Fall Gala With Chloé

Amy McFarland, Selita Ebanks, Alison Harmelin, Susan Shin, Marisa Brown, Elisabeth Jones-Hennessy

On Monday September 15, and Tuesday September 16, NYFC and Chloé launched the 2014 NYFC Fall Gala!

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2015 Youth CAN! Program

NYFC has partnered once again with the North Shore-LIJ and Walgreens Family of Companies, to offer a 10 week job training program for young adults aging out of foster care between the ages of 20-24 years old.

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Back-to-School Package Program

The NYFC Back-to-School Package program provides youth in foster care enrolled in college or an accredited vocational program with the tools necessary to succeed during their entire educational experience. Packages are sent each semester that the student is enrolled in college up to age 25.

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Join the NYFC 2015 TCS NYC Marathon Team!

2015 marks the second year New Yorkers For Children will host a Charity Partner team for the TCS NYC Marathon. Our dedicated team members raised nearly $20,000 for NYC’s youth in foster care.

Join Our Team!

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.


Start your own fundraiser to support the work of NYFC

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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