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Borghese Partnership

We are excited to announce our new partnership with luxury beauty brand Borghese! In honor of International Day of Charity, you can join Borghese in supporting NAC by clicking here to purchase items from our Back to School wishlist. Stay tuned for more news from NAC + Borghese as we head in to the holiday season!

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NAC in the News

NAC has often been covered by various news outlets for the work we do with the incredible children and families we serve. Please see below for a full list of articles and our video archive.

Strangers Extend a Helping Hand to Struggling New Yorkers

The New York Times
February 27, 2016

Julio’s lessons ended in December, leaving Ms. Lopez uncertain about whether she could afford to pay for further instruction. Help came from a Los Angeles resident, Kevin Huvane, an agent and managing partner at Creative Artists Agency who is paying for Julio to continue his lessons.

After Losing a Daughter, Mustering Strength for the Three That Remain

The New York Times
January 16, 2016

A mother, struggling with her own health and finances, finds help through New Alternatives for Children and the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies to provide for her family.

Children With Special Needs Get in the Holiday Spirit

NY1 News
December 13, 2015

NAC's Annual Holiday Party is featured on NY1 News.

Challenged by Bullies but Channeling the Anger

The New York Times
November 16, 2015

Julio Mattos, 15, trains at World Class Boxing Gym in the Bronx, where he has found a positive outlet for his anger over being bullied at school.

A Dancer Is Driven to Succeed After a Homeless Childhood

The New York Times
November 9, 2015

For Sonya Ortiz, being a soloist in Martha Graham’s dance company for teenagers and dancing at Radio City Music Hall for the Garden of Dreams Foundation were milestones, but her greatest achievement was getting into college. Ms. Ortiz has been homeless since she was 3.

A Son's Illness and a Mother's Aspirations

The New York Times
November 3, 2015

Five pills in the morning. Five pills at night. And 15 pills in the afternoon. That is the daily routine for Shiniqua Scott, 27, in caring for her oldest son, who is severely ill. Ms. Scott is a single mother of two boys, Jolae Smith-Daye, 5, and David Smith-Daye, 8, and lives with her four siblings and her mother in an apartment in the Bronx.

Integral Ad Science takes the NAC Kids out for some Bowling Fun!

NY1 News
August 24, 2015

NAC Kids enjoyed a special summertime family friendly event at Chelsea Piers with our corporate partners Integral Ad Science.

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