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How You Can Help

Generous donations from individuals, foundations and corporations are critically important in helping to fulfill our mission of saving children and healing families. Every dollar you give directly supports Boys Town New York services and programs that help at-risk youth achieve success in their lives and enables us to expand our services to reach a greater number of children and families in need.

For more information or to make a donation, please call 212-725-4260.

Individual Giving

Gifts of any amount are appreciated and will be used wisely to provide programs and services that offer hope and opportunity to children and families in New York City.

Donate online or send a check made out to Boys Town New York and mail it to:

Boys Town New York
281 Park Avenue South, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10010

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Monthly Giving

Every contribution, regardless of the gift level, is significant to Boys Town New York’s work. Monthly gifts in any amount are critical to our efforts to help abused and neglected children in our community. Become a monthly giver.

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Memorial and Honorary Gifts

Have your donation honor or memorialize a loved one, friend or family member, or mark a special occasion such as a holiday, birthday or an anniversary.

Donate in memorial or in tribute to a loved one.

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Planned Giving

The goal of many families is to plan their estate to benefit both family members and Boys Town New York. The most common estate gifts are cash and appreciated publicly traded securities. We also accept gifts of real estate and personal property such as jewelry or collectible items, as well as intangible personal property including paid-up life insurance policies or a royalty. To find out more about planned giving, please contact our Development Department at 212-725-4260.

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“When you help a child today, you write the history of tomorrow.”

Our corporate sponsors and supporters take this famous quote by Father Flanagan to heart. Their generosity has positively impacted the lives of thousands of children and families across the United States. They provide both financial and in-kind resources that help Boys Town deliver life-changing care to those in the most need. Boys Town New York welcomes the support of businesses and corporations of all sizes. Gifts can be designated to fund a specific program, event or need, according to the interests and priorities of your company.

Underwrite/Sponsor a Fundraising Event
Sponsor our annual Golf Outing event. You'll receive recognition and benefits according to the sponsorship level.

Underwrite/Sponsor a Youth Event
We hold special programs, events and workshops for our youth throughout the year.

To find out more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact our Development Department at 212-725-4260.

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Matching Gifts

Many companies will match the charitable contributions of their employees. You can double the impact of your generosity by utilizing your company's matching gift program. Visit your human resources office and ask for a matching gift form. Matching gift revenue makes a big difference.

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Wish List

If you are interested in learning more about our "Wish List" or would like to fund one of the items below, please call 212-725-4260. Thank you.


  • Jump ropes
  • Coloring books
  • Art supplies (crayons, markers, paper, stickers)
  • DVD movies (G and PG ONLY)
  • Journals and photo albums
  • Stamps and ink pads
  • Board games
  • Books (English & Spanish, educational, travel, sports)
  • Sports equipment (Frisbees, basketballs, soccer balls)
  • Playing cards
  • Hand-held games

School Supplies

  • Notebook paper
  • Paper tablets
  • Calculators
  • Glue sticks
  • Markers
  • Pens and pencils
  • Binders
  • Folders
  • Backpacks


  • Washcloths and towels
  • Soap
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Combs and brushes
  • Deodorant
  • Body lotion
  • Lip balm
  • Hair accessories
  • Styling gel (pro style)
  • Combs/Hair picks
  • Body lotion
  • Diapers (variety of sizes)
  • Baby wipes


  • Twin comforters
  • Twin sheet sets


  • Slacks/Jeans
  • Blouses/Sweaters/Sweatshirts
  • Socks
  • Pajamas
  • Slippers (corduroy w/rubber soles)
  • T-Shirts (plain/no logos) /Sweatshirts
  • Flip flops
  • Baby, infant and toddler clothing
  • Sneakers, waterproof shoes, snow boots (adult and child sizes)
  • Sweaters, jackets, gloves, scarves (adult and child sizes)
  • Pants/Jeans


  • Safety/baby-proofing items for houses – window locks/outlet protectors/safety gates
  • Umbrella strollers
  • Single and double strollers
  • Car seats
  • Diaper bags
  • Cribs

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Pray daily for the children in need in our own communities and all across America, and for funds to be available so we can continue to expand and help more children and families.

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Volunteers play an integral role in the mission of Boys Town New York and are always needed. Use your time and talents to help a child today.

Not a young professional but wish to get involved? For more information on how you can get involved through volunteering at Boys Town New York, call 212-725-4260.

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