The Safe Families movement is 85% volunteer-driven. Volunteers are crucial to the success of Safe Families. Safe Families staff supports volunteers as they connect with families.
Making Grants To Fund Programs
Our grant dollars support the successful launch of Safe Families into NYC including staff support and other administration costs necessary for the successful intake of children in need.
Why We Love This Affiliate
Safe Families draws faith-based communities around families in crisis, providing a full support network to ensure that the family is supported through and beyond their circumstances.
I am so grateful every morning to wake up to [my daughter's] smiling face for all of the help that I received. I can't imagine what I would have done without the help that I received, other than resulting in an unwanted adoption.
A local Brooklyn mom
Nine affiliates gave special shout outs to Hope for New York volunteers for supporting their work and their communities during the pandemic's earliest days.
We asked our affiliate partners for the heartwarming stories they remembered from last year's His Toy Store Reimagined, and here is what they shared.
Many affiliate partners also shared which volunteers made a difference last year, so we asked to share their special shout outs about the volunteers that went the extra mile.