On Monday, March 29, 2010, NYFC hosted Youth For Yoga at Exhale Spa to benefit children in foster care in New York City.   This was NYFC’s first annual Youth For Yoga event and the special yoga class was intended to help younger youth in foster care learn how to manage their emotions through yoga. …

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We are proud to announce that on September 18, 2011 New Yorkers For Children was awarded the our third consecutive Charity Navigator 4-star rating for sound fiscal management! Charity Navigator, the leading charity evaluator in the United States, stated in their recognition letter that New Yorkers For Children consistently executes its mission in a fiscally…

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The NYFC Guardian Scholars program is a comprehensive program for youth in foster care who are enrolled at Hunter College, John Jay College, City College, and Kingsborough Community College. These youth are forced to make difficult transitions into adulthood, often without traditional family support. The Guardian Scholars program provides essential financial, academic, and emotional support to…

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The New Yorkers For Children (NYFC) Guardian Scholars program is a comprehensive program for youth in foster care who are enrolled at Hunter College, John Jay College, City College, or Kingsborough Community College. The Guardian Scholars program provides an academic scholarship that can be used towards tuition, room and board, textbooks, school supplies, and other…

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The NYFC Spirit Award is a $10,000 educational scholarship awarded each year to an individual in foster care who is attending a 2 or 4-year college and is succeeding in college. The recipient is a young person who has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills, a commitment to his/her community, the determination and ability to overcome the…

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  2015 Spirit Award Recipient, Antoinette Kane   The NYFC Spirit Award is a $10,000 scholarship awarded each year to a young person in foster care who is succeeding in college. The recipient is a young person who has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills, a commitment to community, and the determination and ability to overcome the…

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