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Operation Warm with BNY Mellon

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As we approach the coldest months of the year, we are reminded that not every family can afford a new winter coat. Operation Warm was started in 2002  with this in mind—and a goal to see that our neediest children are outfitted with coats to protect them from the harsh winter elements.

From the Associates Council: Last Call for a Roman Holiday!

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Over the past few weeks, the Associates Council has been hard at work prepping for our fall fundraiser, Roman Holiday, on Wednesday, November 12, at 7:00p.m. This is a perfect event to kick off the holiday season.  We’ve secured a fantastic venue at Bread & Tulips in Gramercy and worked with chefs to curate a delicious, rustic Italian-themed menu.

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Foster Fridays: Meet Bendu Konneh

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Some people have a natural instinct to think of others. Bendu Konneh is one of those people.

“I wanted to help,” said Bendu, when presented with the idea of becoming a foster parent. “It’s good to help people. Someday, I might need help.”

From the Associates Council: Escape with Audrey!

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Ciao de Roma! It’s that time of year…when we celebrate the Associates Council of The Children’s Aid Society with the 18th annual fall festa, “Roman Holiday.” Like Princess Ann, you can escape the mundane day-to-day in exchange for an evening of charming camaraderie, delicious aperitivos and antipasti, and the opportunity to raise awareness for Children’s Aid foster care programs.

All of our fundraisers feature a spectacular raffle, and this year is no exception. Check out just a few of our amazing prizes this year:

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Halloween with Victor Cruz

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A Delivery of Costumes to the Dunlevy Milbank Center

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Costume company BuyCostumes recently arrived in New York after traveling all the way from Wisconsin as part of a charity tour. Along the way they visited various organizations and groups, donating costumes to populations in need to ensure that everyone enjoys Halloween in style.    

From the Associates Council: Roman Holiday

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month - Part II

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As Domestic Violence Awareness Month continues, we would like to remind you of the ways in which the young people we work with are affected by domestic violence. The statistics we presented in our last posting demonstrated the wide-reaching impact of domestic violence. These next facts focus on teens:

Lights on…Across the City

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Yesterday, hundreds of children and their parents at 11 of our sites across the city gathered to send a public message about the the importance of after-school programming in their life.

Next Generation Center Unveils New Mural

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