Join us for the 2017 Harvest Ball on Thursday, October 19th!

On Thursday, October 19th, The Family Center is hosting its Inaugural Harvest Ball!  This black tie-optional gala will take place from 7pm to 11pm at the Prince George Ballroom in Manhattan.  The Family Center is delighted to be honoring long-time funder The Deerfield Foundation and long-time supporters Dr. Joseph Ruggiero and Ms. Bernadette Herward Davida.  The 2017 Harvest Ball Master …

TFC Runs Breast Cancer Out of Town

On Sunday, September 10th, The Family Center teamed up with Susan G Komen for the Cure, Greater NY Affiliate to run breast cancer out of town in the 2017 annual Race for the Cure. Our team of over twenty walkers and runners included staff, peers, supporters and even youth members!  The Family Center also had a presence at the Education …

Pizza & Wine with the LC

The Family Center’s Leadership Council (LC) is hosting a pizza, wine & info session for prospective members on Tuesday, Sept. 12th from 6:30 to 8 p.m at the offices of Pariveda Solutions at 150 E. 52nd Street, where LC Co-Chair Ansley Galjour works. The LC works tirelessly to support Family Center programming and was recently a critical force in launching …

TFC Joins the Susan G Komen Race for the Cure 2017

On Sunday, September 10th, Family Center staff, clients and volunteers will gather together to participate in the Susan G. Komen Greater NYC 2017 Race for the Cure.  Every year, our team has a fabulously fun time -all for a great cause.  Whether Family Center team members choose to run, walk, or take advantage of the benefits of the Race’s Survivor …

Summer Book Drive at TFC

The Family Center is hosting a Summer Book Drive to encourage a love of reading among the children and adolescents receiving our expert services. Thanks to dedicated Family Center Board member Emily Parapanov and her generous employer Wells Fargo, we are hosting this drive to combat “Summer Reading Loss,” which is a well-documented challenge for low-income children who actually fall …

Walking to Stop an Epidemic

Sunday, May 21st a team of TFC staff and friends joined thousands of New Yorkers in Central Park for the 2017 AIDS Walk. The AIDS Walk is a 6-mile fundraising walk benefiting one of our partner organizations, Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC), and dozens of other tri-state area AIDS service organizations. It is the largest single-day AIDS fundraising event in …

Calling All Community Members: Workshop Series for Parents & Caregivers

The Family Center recently launched an exciting workshop series for any and all interested parents and caregivers. The series began on Thursday, April 27th with a session about identifying and addressing the signs and symptoms of trauma in children teens. The next workshop sessions will focus on Health Eating on a Budget on May 25th, and Summer Reading: Tips and …

TFC’s 5th Annual JFK Runway Run: A Flying Success

On Sunday, April 9th, Family Center Board members, staff and supporters gathered at JFK Airport in Queens for the JFK Runway Run. The weather was gorgeous for this 5K Run on a closed airport runway. Everyone participating enjoyed themselves, regardless of their finish time -though team TFC did boast the 7th runner to cross the finish line! Five years ago, …

The Yellow Rose Prom Project

The Family Center is proud to announce that adolescent NYC girls, enrolled in high school and receiving our expert services, will benefit from a prom glam giveaway for the second year in a row. The Yellow Rose Project was created by Shauna Kamiel in an effort to honor her late mother and grandmother. When she toured The Family Center’s facility …

TFC Recognized for its Community Impact

Thanks to the wonderful leadership of our Board Vice Chair, Joel Field, TFC was proudly awarded a Community Impact Grant from New York Life. The Community Impact Grant program awards grants to local nonprofit organizations championed by New York Life agents and employees to serve the needs of their local communities. TFC’s most recent Community Impact Grant will support our …