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Every child in New York City has a right to learn!

For more than 50 years, AFC has protected that right for the children and youth most likely to fall through the cracks of our education system because of their poverty, race, disability, language barriers, homelessness, or involvement in the foster care or juvenile justice systems.  

Last year, AFC served over 17,300 students and their families. Countless more benefitted from the reforms we advanced that made a real and lasting difference in the delivery of education in New York City’s public schools.

Your gift will help us to provide students and their families with critical support, such as expert advice through our Helpline, free legal services, or trainings and workshops to teach them self-advocacy skills. AFC will then use those experiences to continue to be a powerful voice in New York City education policy, pressing for changes that improve educational opportunity for all of the city’s 1.1 million public school students.  

See our fact sheet [PDF] for a summary of our accomplishments from the past year and read some recent success stories to see how your gift could change a life.

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Make sure AFC has steady, continuous support for its work by making a recurring donation; honor someone special by giving a gift in their name; or help AFC protect the right to learn for years to come with planned giving.

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Nuts and Bolts

Proof of AFC’s tax exempt status [PDF]

AFC’s most recent IRS Form 990 [PDF]

AFC's most recent audited financial statements [PDF]

You may mail your donation to:

Ivette Greenblatt
Director of Development
Advocates for Children of New York
151 West 30th Street, 5th Floor 
New York, NY  10001

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Thank you for choosing to support Advocates for Children and the children and families we serve. For more information, please contact Ivette Greenblatt at igreenblatt@advocatesforchildren.org or (212) 822-9529.