MAC at TFC for World AIDS Day

On December 1st, nine volunteers from MAC gathered at TFC for World AIDS Day to create signs, backdrops, and decorations for TFC’s upcoming Holiday Party. The event was organized by MAC and the Children Affected By AIDS Foundation. The volunteers did a wonderful job and we are so excited for our families to see the decorations on Friday! Thanks so …

Executive Director Ivy Gamble Cobb Featured as NYer of the Week!

TFC is thrilled to announce that NY1 has featured TFC’s Executive Director, Ivy Gamble Cobb, as their New Yorker of the week! You can watch the segment, filmed during Google’s Thanksgiving event for grandparents, on NY1’s website. We are grateful to NY1 for recognizing Ivy Gamble Cobb’s hard work at TFC!

Google Gives Thanks to Grandparents!

On November 11th, a team of 10 Google volunteers and almost 40 grandparent caregivers and their children gathered in TFC’s office to celebrate Thanksgiving! The Google volunteers and TFC’s kids prepared a gourmet Thanksgiving lunch to give thanks to their grandparent caregivers, while the grandparents created beautiful floral arrangements to serve as Thanksgiving centerpieces. Everyone then gathered around the table …

Bids for Kids 2010!

This year’s Bids for Kids was an enormous success! Bids for Kids, held at Marquee and hosted by Julissa Bermudez and TFC’s Leadership Council, raised over $25,000 to help TFC’s families struggling with illness, crisis, or loss. The music was provided by DJ Joshua van Aalst and the date auction was lead by comedian and actress Rachael Robbins. Dates to …

The Daniel Fennessy Memorial Fund’s 2nd Annual Halloween Party

On Friday, October 29th, nearly 100 friends and supporters of The Daniel Fennessy Memorial Fund gathered at The Inn at New Hyde Park for an evening of spooky Halloween celebrations! Guests decked out in costumes enjoyed dinner, dancing, a costume contest and a silent auction. The Halloween Party raised over $5,000 for The Daniel Fennessy Memorial Fund at The Family …

Korn Ferry Takes TFC Kids Trick or Treating!

Korn Ferry and TFC have had a longtime partnership working to serve New York City families and children in need. On October 27th, Korn Ferry employee volunteers turned their office into a spooky trick or treating adventure for our families! Kids went from desk to desk announcing “trick or treat!” and collecting candy. After trick or treating through the office, …

TFC Leadership Council took our families bowling!

The Family Center’s Leadership Council does more than just throw the best parties in town -they touch lives! On Saturday October 23rd, over 70 TFC children, parents, caregivers and Buddy pairs enjoyed an afternoon of bowling at NYC’s one-and-only Lucky Strike, all a courtesy of our Leadership Council. Many families served by our agency cannot afford such an all-inclusive bowling …

CAAF Names TFC as Dream Halloween Beneficiary

The Children Affected by AIDS Foundation (CAAF) has always generously supported The Family Center and the children in our care who are impacted by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Just this past February, CAAF awarded us a grant to support our Annual Holiday Party for the children and families. Now, CAAF has outdone itself in generosity: TFC was named a beneficiary of …

Credit Suisse Takes TFC Families to a Farm!

Credit Suisse and TFC have long had a strong partnership based on serving children and families in need in our community. On Columbus Day 2010, Credit Suisse took TFC families and Buddy pairs to the Queens County Farm Museum, where our children and their parents, caregivers, and mentors learned about domesticated animals and life on a farm. Our children had …

Shop L&T and Support TFC!

Did you know that your favorite tri-state retailer also gives back to the community? That’s right: Lord & Taylor’s stores throughout our area are supporting The Family Center! From September 13th through September 27th, a portion of all denim sales in women’s apparel will be donated to TFC. Don’t have time to make it to a Lord & Taylor store? …