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YOU Can Help The Foundling Win a $15,000 Grant!

We need your votes! Just go to bioheatonline.com, then click to nominate The New York Foundling. The more nominations we get, the better chance we have to win this generous grant!   Bioheat is giving grants totaling $30,000 to charities like us who also help “warm” NYC with their programs and services. The Foundling is working to […]

Holiday Cheer Brings Hope and Normalcy to Our Children and Families

December is always an exciting time at The Foundling. Our kids and families get to experience the magic of the holidays and build memories that will last a lifetime. This holiday season, our supporters, staff and volunteers have, once again, helped us create events that are especially meaningful to our children, some of whom may […]

Foundling Kids Attend “Annie” Benefit

In partnership with the Broadway show “Annie,” a number of our children and families were able to attend their first Broadway performance in December. The partnership helped raise over $1 million for The Foundling.  

ISC: Making Effective Evidence Based Practices Accessible

As I discussed in my recent blog post, The Foundling has implemented the first-of-its-kind juvenile justice initiative, Blue Sky. This is an alternative to incarceration programs wherein trained and licensed therapists work with juveniles and their families using methods that, through extensive trials and testing, have proven effective. So far, the initiative has seen tremendous […]

It’s Back-To-School Time at Mott Haven Academy

The start of the new school year is a good time to reflect on one of The Foundling’s most ambitious initiatives, Mott Haven Academy, our charter school in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx which predominantly serves children in foster care and the child welfare system.   We’re very proud of the progress we’ve […]

A summer can last a lifetime

Camp Felix 2012 Talent Night – with campers, counselors, Sheila Jaffe and Darryl “DMC” McDaniels This past summer marks the seventh year since Camp Felix, the only overnight summer camp in the New York City area operated by a child welfare agency, opened its doors. Located in Putnam Valley, up in the Hudson Highlands, Camp […]