A Meal with the LC

Please join The Family Center’s Leadership Council (LC) for dinner Monday, May 21st from 6:30 to 8 p.m in Manhattan as they host an open meeting for prospective members. Everyone must register through Eventbrite in order to attend. The LC works tirelessly to support Family Center programming and was recently a critical force in launching our new Economic Justice Project through …

Celebrating TFC’s JFK Runway Run, If Not Running

The cold on Sunday, April 15th did not stop The Family Center from celebrating the JFK Runway Run with a brunch hosted by Board Chair, Shamoun Afram. Team TFC and supporters gathered early Sunday afternoon for food and drinks while mingling and learning more about the agency’s work. For the first time in 6 years, we did not participate in …

The Yellow Rose Prom Project: Back in 2018

The Yellow Rose Prom Project is back for 2018!  The Family Center is once again delighted to partner with Shauna to provide a glamorous prom experience to a young woman who has lost her mother and is receiving Family Center services. Shauna conceived of The Yellow Rose Prom Project when she first toured The Family Center in December 2015 and …

TFC Runs Again

Sunday, April 15th, Family Center Board members, staff, volunteers and supporters will take to the tarmac of JFK Airport’s runways! For the sixth year in a row, The Family Center is fielding a team to participate in the JFK Runway Run. Over the years, and thanks to dedicated supporters, the JFK Run has generated over $82,000 for The Family Center. …

Behind the Scenes: Decking the Halls at The Family Center

Nearly everyone involved with The Family Center knows about all the work that goes into our Annual Toy Drive and Holiday Party.  We are especially thankful to three groups of volunteers, in particular, who helped us prepare for this 2017 holiday season. On Friday, December 1st, the MAC AIDS Fund sent volunteers who creatively conceived of, and designed, a backdrop …

Bringing the Holiday Spirit to Thousands

Saturday, December 16th TFC welcomed over 400 families and 2,500 children to our annual Holiday Party, the culmination of our annual Toy Drive.  Eager children awaiting pictures with Santa designed artful crafts alongside helpful volunteers from New York Life, Liquidnet, and Pariveda.  At the close of the day, each family left with bags of toys for their children thanks to …