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Home Is Everything for Children in Foster Care System

Bill Baccaglini | Posted 12.11.2015 | Parents
Bill Baccaglini

Foster families will say that making their loving family permanent through adoption provides them as many rewards as it provides to their child. Giving a child stability and love -- reading bedtime stories, tucking them into bed, cheering them on at sporting events or praising good grades -- showing love in ways large and small - means everything.

Teaching At-Risk Youth in Trauma-Sensitive Education Environment

Bill Baccaglini | Posted 08.18.2016 | Education
Bill Baccaglini

We believe that in bridging the gap between educators and child welfare professionals to create trauma-sensitive schools, we can also bridge the education gap between at-risk youth and students of the general population nationwide.

Empowering Youth in Child Welfare and Foster Care Through the Gift of Sleep-Away Camp

Bill Baccaglini | Posted 07.23.2016 | New York
Bill Baccaglini

Many readers have experienced the magic of summer camp--days spent basking in the sun, swimming and splashing around the pool or lake, playing sports,...

We Can Save Foster Children Only by Educating Them

Bill Baccaglini | Posted 05.26.2016 | Education
Bill Baccaglini

When President Obama recognized May 2015 as National Foster Care Month, his Proclamation honored "those who dedicate themselves to making a difference." As the month draws to a close, those of us working in the foster care trenches need to take a hard look at where we are still failing these children.

Joy & Meaning: The Cultural & Charitable Catch-up

Jill Lynne | Posted 05.06.2016 | Arts
Jill Lynne

The New York Foundling & PetitePARADEs Pop-Up, Designer Victor de Souza's Hat Collection, Th Society for The Prevention of Cruelty to Children's Spring Luncheon,The NEW Whitney Museum of American Art Opens, The Marlborough Gallery Exhibits Michele Oka Doner's "Feasting on Bark", Glorious Fleurs in Pocket-Parks...

Women in Business Q&A: Bethany Lampland, COO, The New York Foundling

Laura Dunn | Posted 02.16.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

As Chief Operating Officer, Bethany oversees all of The New York Foundling's business departments- human resources, finance, legal, development and co...

Dancing For the Kids

Rob Taub | Posted 06.17.2013 | Impact
Rob Taub

When we sat down to discuss her latest venture Sheila Jaffe told me, "Casting is my job, but Felix is my passion." The Felix Organization, a charity which she co-founded with Darryl (DMC) McDaniels of RUN/DMC helps to "enhance the lives" of children in the foster care system.