This summer, we’re celebrating our 3,700+ volunteers who gave over 47,000 hours to serve the poor of our city this past fiscal year.
Hope for New York
Drumroll, please: HFNY’s affiliate family has officially grown to 50 partners! That’s right, we recently added five new non-profit affiliates to our network—for a total of 50—and we couldn’t be more excited. Learn more about them.
This year, we’re making our highest grant distribution to date to our non-profit affiliates. So why are we expanding our grant distribution by 16 percent over last year? Here are a few trends we’re seeing that have led to this increase.
In 2014, we started our CGC to give our most committed partners an inside look at the work of our affiliates and our grantmaking process. Find out more about how members are selected, what ways they contribute, and how you can join.
Jimmy Badillo was born in the Bronx and raised on the Lower East Side. He was arrested at 37 and thought his life was over. But God used a Box of Love from Cru Inner City to show Jimmy that He was loved even in the hard times.
You might know that we at Hope for New York support our affiliates by mobilizing volunteers and providing financial resources. But did you know we also support them through capacity building? Read to find out what that means.
We’re shouting out four awesome volunteer leaders, whose actions exhibit a lifestyle of mercy and justice that reflects a heart for our poor and marginalized neighbors. Learn more about what inspires us to consider them our Mercy & Justice Champions.
Max is a high schooler in the South Bronx. He grew up feeling overwhelmed by the negativity in his neighborhood. But last summer, Max went to Mont Lawn Camp in Pennsylvania, and God worked through his counselors to help him see his relationship with Jesus in a new way—and that has changed his life.
While we’ve distributed direct grants to our affiliates every year since 1994 (last year, we gave over $1.7 million), this year is the first year we’re offering a bonus grant to an affiliate selected by our Community Grants Circle (CGC).
The U.S. comprises five percent of the world’s population, but 25 percent of its prisoners. Upon returning home, formerly incarcerated people often struggle with substance abuse, lack of education and employment skills, limited housing options, and mental health issues. Let's pray for these neighbors of ours.