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Opening Doors with New Education and Career Opportunities for Students in Care

By Bonnie Loughner, Assistant Vice President, Fostering College Success Initiative At The Foundling, we believe that education opens the doors of opportunity for children and young adults, and academic support is a prominent component of the work we do. Students in foster care often lack the support systems they need for academic success, and too often […]

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Camp Felix’s Virtual Open House

As we enter November and look toward the holiday season, the warm days of summer seem so far away. But just a few months ago, Camp Felix – our overnight summer camp – was in session, providing the young people in our programs with the opportunity to experience the outdoors, spend time away from home, […]


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 […]

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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 […]