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Connect to Your Foundling Roots

Since October 11, 1869, The New York Foundling has worked to provide opportunities to children, adults, and families.  Throughout our 152-year legacy, thousands upon thousands of people have passed through our doors, and for many, The Foundling was a pivotal and transformational part of their lives. In honor of our 152nd anniversary, we are excited […]

Fall Fete Fireside Chat: Watch Melanie Hartzog and Bill Baccaglini in Conversation

On Thursday, September 30, we livestreamed a special Fireside Chat featuring current President and CEO, Bill Baccaglini, and Melanie Hartzog, his successor, in conversation. It was a wonderful discussion about the vital work that is done at The Foundling each day, and an opportunity to meet our incoming leader. Hartzog discussed her background and experience […]


Meet Our 2021 NYC Marathon Runners!

Team Foundling is in the midst of training, fundraising, and preparing for the 2021 TCS NYC Marathon! On Sunday, November 7, our nine runners will hit the streets for a 26.2 mile course through all five boroughs of New York City. Read about each team member below, and learn how you can support them and […]


Press Release: The New York Foundling Announces Appointment of Melanie Hartzog as President & CEO

THE NEW YORK FOUNDLING ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF MELANIE HARTZOG AS PRESIDENT & CEO Hartzog will succeed Bill Baccaglini to lead one of the oldest and largest child welfare organizations in the country NEW YORK CITY (September 21, 2021) — The New York Foundling Board of Trustees today announced that Melanie Hartzog has been named the organization’s […]