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 …

Our Expert Staff Kick It Up a Notch

The Family Center staff are experts in their fields and deliver expert services. They are also all over NYC doing amazing things! Recently, our Childhood Development Specialist Rose Rodriguez ran the TCS New York City Marathon, finishing in less than five hours. A contingent of staff cheered Rose from the sidelines.  She credits her endurance not only to hours and …

TFC Brings Families & Community Members Together

As 2017 nears a close, The Family Center is working harder than ever to bring families and community members together.  We have a long list of groups meeting these days and wanted to share it. Groups that have been meeting for some time and will continue to meet include: Caregivers’ Corner provides support and resources to kinship families and adoptive …

Our 2017 Harvest Ball was a Great Success!

On Thursday, October 19th, Family Center Board members, Leadership Council members, honorees, supporters and staff gathered together to celebrate our Inaugural Harvest Ball!  The Family Center was 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 of Ceremony was Emmy award-winning WABC7 journalist Lauren …