More than 400 people gathered last night at 583 Park to celebrate The Children’s Aid Society’s 161 years in the battle against poverty. The event raised more than $1.6 million so that Children’s Aid can continue to deliver the continuum of services—the cradle-through-college pathway—that will help young people and their family thrive.
An Amazing Night: $1.6 million raised to fight poverty
As we approach the coldest months of the year, we are reminded that not every family can afford a new winter coat. Operation Warm was started in 2002 with this in mind—and a goal to see that our neediest children are outfitted with coats to protect them from the harsh winter elements.
Costume company BuyCostumes recently arrived in New York after traveling all the way from Wisconsin as part of a charity tour. Along the way they visited various organizations and groups, donating costumes to populations in need to ensure that everyone enjoys Halloween in style.
As Domestic Violence Awareness Month continues, we would like to remind you of the ways in which the young people we work with are affected by domestic violence. The statistics we presented in our last posting demonstrated the wide-reaching impact of domestic violence. These next facts focus on teens: