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NYS Children's Foundation, Inc

There's NO Excuse for Child Abuse

Upcoming Events

June 17, 2017Annual Motorcycle Run Against Child Abuse

3nd Annual Motorcycle Run & Barbeque!!!
Barbeque is open to all not just riders!

Join us again for a ride around the Great Sacandaga Lake. The Run will begin at the Adirondack Harley Davidson Store located at 106 Bellen Road (off Rt 29) in Broadalbin New York and will end with a barbeque, entertainment, raffles, 50/50 and a Poker Buy In at the Barbeque.

Proceeds will benefit the NYS Children's Foundation and the Crisis Prevention Center located at the 
Rao Center 100 Church Street in Amsterdam. The Crisis Center aids and assists children and families who are affected by abuse and/or neglect or if their family suffers a life crisis or tragedy!
 

September 23, 2017Rocktoberfest

Bridgewalk at the Perthshire

Amsterdam NY 12010

***More info Coming Soon***

 

December 2017 - 4th Annual Christmas Miracle Campaign! - We will be collecting unwrapped new toys again this year to distribute to underprivileged children throughout Montgomery and Fulton County.

Beginning November 1st our hours for sign ups will be: 
Monday - Friday 10AM till 2PM
Tuesday & Thursday 5PM till 8PM
Saturday 9AM - Noon
If you would like to schedule an appointment and avoid waiting as a walk in...please let us know

Please bring the following information with you when you register:

Photo ID (applicant)
Social Security Card or ITIN Card for all members of the household
Birth Certificates for all children under the age of 18 (custody papers also are needed if applicant is not the birth parent)
Proof of income for the entire house (employment, unemployment, SS/SSI/SSDI)  Social Security for children may not be the only proof of income
Child Support proof if applicable.  
Proof of Assistance for the entire house (Food Stamps, TANF, Housing, etc)  If there are bills that you do not pay, please provide proof of how payment is made
Proof of expenses for the entire house (utility bills, lease, rent receipts, phone, cable, medical, etc)
Clothing sizes for all children age zero to age 16 (for Christmas Miracle Campaign Program)
For further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

***Please take the time to check out our other services and programs that may be able to help you. Upon filling out our intake packet, you will be eligible to receive all of our programs.

Check out and Like our Facebook page to find out about new programs/services and future sign up dates!

www.facebook.com/nyschildrensfoundation

 

December 9, 2017 - 4th Annual Breakfast with Santa

Please join us for our Breakfast With Santa Fundraiser on December 9th
Santa will be there for pictures. We will have a bounce house activity station, large craft station free for the kids, face painting, Photobooth, a bake sale and lots of raffles!!!
Adults are $10.00
Children, Seniors and Veterans are $7.00
Children 3 and under are free
Proceeds raised will benefit the Christmas Miracle Campaign which provides presents to children in the area who might not otherwise have a Christmas!

 

2017 - 2nd Annual Strike Out Abuse...No Tap Bowling Tournament

 

March 17, 2018 - Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at the Amsterdam Elks Lodge in Amsterdam NY

Come join NYS Children's Foundation for Breakfast with the Easter Bunny!
We will have Pictures with the Easter Bunny and Face Painting. There will also be many FREE activities for the kids including a Bounce House, Carnival Games, a Photo Booth, Story Hour Readings and our famous Craft Station!

Adults are $10.00
Children (4-12), Seniors, Veterans and Elks Members (With Membership Card) are $8.00
Children 3 and under are free

 

April 2017 - ***Child Abuse Awareness Month***

Month Long Event During April - GO BLUE!!!

The month of April is Child Abuse Prevention Month!!!
Amsterdam Goes Blue For Kids is a citywide campaign during April - child abuse prevention month aimed at educating adults on what they can do to stop child abuse in their communities and bring awareness to the horrific epidemic of child abuse and neglect in our community. 
Join us as we GO BLUE to raise awareness for child abuse!!!,

If you and/or your community is interested in taking place in Go Blue For Kids, please email us at Events@NYSChildrensFoundation.org

***Watch for updates on Child Abuse Awareness Events during the Month of April!!!***

April 1, 2018 - Tribute Pinwheel Garden for Child Abuse Victims  

Please share & invite people to honor our kids on the community!

The month of April is Child Abuse Prevention Month!!!

Pinwheels for Prevention is more than just a symbol. It is a social movement where the nation changes the way they think about child abuse prevention. The symbol helps bring awareness to your community about child abuse and neglect. Join us as we dedicate Amsterdam's Pinwheel Tribute Garden. We will hold the dedication ceremony next to city hall with Mayor Michael Villa being kind enough to do the dedication on behalf of the children in our community!

*Blue Ribbon Sales throughout the area

 

April 22, 2018 -  5th Annual "Blue Ribbon Run" 5K/Walk Against Child Abuse & Neglect followed by Family Fun Day

Join us again this year as we step up and walk for children against child abuse & neglect!
Individuals, families, businesses and organizations will come together to celebrate children by taking part in the 2018 Blue Ribbon Run - NYS 1 Mile Walk or 5K Run For Children. This is an event designed to honor our kids!
The event will be followed by a Family Fun Day with vendors, entertainment, food, concessions, bounce houses, children's activities, face painting, character drawings, balloon animals, Acro Yoga, Juggling of Swords and raffles lots of fun for the kids and family!
#NYSWalkforChildren #NYS4Kids

 

Previous Events

2014

 Montgomery County Walk For Children September 7, 2014 at Shuttleworth Park Amsterdam NY

November 2, 2014 - 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Pancake Breakfast at the American Legion Post 701 in Amsterdam, NY

 November 16, 2014 - Bake Sale at the Amsterdam Walmart

 November 30, 2014 - Spaghetti Supper at the Masonic Lodge Amsterdam, NY

December 14, 2014 - Breakfast with Santa at the Century Club in Amsterdam, NY

 

2015

April 2015 - Child Abuse Awareness Month

*Tribute Garden for Child Abuse Victims

*Pinwheels for Prevention Program

*Blue Ribbon Sales throughout the area

April 4, 2015 - Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at the Century Club in Amsterdam NY

April 18, 2015 -  NYS Walk For Children at FMCC in Johnstown NY followed by Family Fun Day

June 20, 2015 - Motorcycle Poker Run around the Great Sacandaga Lake. Beginning at Adirondack Harley Davidson and ending at Finnigan's with a BBQ, Entertainment, Raffles and a 50/50 

December 2015 - 2nd Annual Christmas Miracle Campaign! - We will be collecting unwrapped new toys again this year to distribute to underprivelaged children throughout Montgomery and Fulton County.

December 12, 2015 - 2nd Annual Breakfast with Santa

 

2016

March 19th, 2016 - 2nd Annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

April 9, 2016 @ 11:00 AM - Pinwheel For Prevention Tribute Garden Dedication Ceremony!

This will take place at Amsterdam City Hall with the dedication being done by Mayor Michael Villa.

April 30, 2016- 3rd Annual Blue Ribbon Run 

Individuals, families, businesses and organizations will come together to celebrate children by taking part in the 2016 Blue Ribbon Run - NYS 1 Mile Walk or 5K Run For Children. This is an event designed to honor our kids!
The event will be followed by a Family Fun Day with vendors, entertainment, food, concessions, bounce houses, children's activities, face painting, character drawings, balloon animals, Acro Yoga, Juggling of Swords and raffles lots of fun for the kids and family!

April 2016 - Amsterdam Goes Blue For Kids 

During the month of April, our goal is to have the city Go Blue For Kids. How can you join us? Displaying blue ribbons on houses and businesses signifies support for child abuse awareness. We will off larger ribbons for business sponsors and organizations. These large ribbons will hang throughout Amsterdam on the main roads to show a unified community, supporting our children. We will also have a contest with great prizes for the residents and businesses that do the best job of Going Blue For Kids. Please message us for more information or if you would like to GO BLUE!
 

June 18, 2016Annual Motorcycle Run Against Child Abuse

2nd Annual Motorcycle Run & BBQ. The BBQ is open to everyone not just riders!

Join us again for a beautiful ride around the Great Sacandaga Lake. The run will be gin at Adirondack Harley Davidson located at 106 Bellen road in Broadalbin and will end with a BBQ, entertainment, raffles, 50/50 and a Poker Buy In at Wally's Driftwood Park in Mayfield.

 

December 2016 - 3rd Annual Christmas Miracle Campaign! - We will be collecting unwrapped new toys again this year to distribute to underprivileged children throughout Montgomery and Fulton County.

*This year we are pleased to announce our new partnership with Toys for Tots. We will be the local sign up and distributor for their program.

Beginning November 1st our hours for sign ups will be: 
Monday - Friday 10AM till 2PM
Tuesday & Thursday 5PM till 8PM
Saturday 9AM - Noon
If you would like to schedule an appointment and avoid waiting as a walk in...please let us know

December 10, 2016 - 3rd Annual Breakfast with Santa

Please join us for our Breakfast With Santa Fundraiser on December 10th
Santa will be there for pictures. We will have a bounce house activity station, large craft station free for the kids, face painting, Photobooth, a bake sale and lots of raffles!!!
Adults are $10.00
Children, Seniors and Veterans are $7.00
Children 3 and under are free
Proceeds raised will benefit the Christmas Miracle Campaign which provides presents to children in the area who might not otherwise have a Christmas!

 

2017

March 25, 2017 - Strike Out Abuse...No Tap Bowling Tournament

 

April 2017 - ***Child Abuse Awareness Month***

Month Long Event During April - GO BLUE!!!

The month of April is Child Abuse Prevention Month!!!
Amsterdam Goes Blue For Kids is a citywide campaign during April - child abuse prevention month aimed at educating adults on what they can do to stop child abuse in their communities and bring awareness to the horrific epidemic of child abuse and neglect in our community. 
Join us as we GO BLUE to raise awareness for child abuse!!!,

If you and/or your community is interested in taking place in Go Blue For Kids, please email us at Events@NYSChildrensFoundation.org

***Watch for updates on Child Abuse Awareness Events during the Month of April!!!***

April 1, 2017 - Tribute Pinwheel Garden for Child Abuse Victims  

Please share & invite people to honor our kids on the community!

The month of April is Child Abuse Prevention Month!!!

Pinwheels for Prevention is more than just a symbol. It is a social movement where the nation changes the way they think about child abuse prevention. The symbol helps bring awareness to your community about child abuse and neglect. Join us as we dedicate Amsterdam's Pinwheel Tribute Garden. We will hold the dedication ceremony next to city hall with Mayor Michael Villa being kind enough to do the dedication on behalf of the children in our community!

*Blue Ribbon Sales throughout the area

April 8, 2017 - Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at the Amsterdam Elks Lodge in Amsterdam NY

Come join NYS Children's Foundation for Breakfast with the Easter Bunny!
We will have Pictures with the Easter Bunny and Face Painting. There will also be many FREE activities for the kids including a Bounce House, Carnival Games, a Photo Booth, Story Hour Readings and our famous Craft Station!

Adults are $10.00
Children (4-12), Seniors, Veterans and Elks Members (With Membership Card) are $8.00
Children 3 and under are free

April 22, 2017 -  4th Annual "Blue Ribbon Run" 5K/Walk Against Child Abuse & Neglect followed by Family Fun Day

Join us again this year as we step up and walk for children against child abuse & neglect!
Individuals, families, businesses and organizations will come together to celebrate children by taking part in the 2017 Blue Ribbon Run - NYS 1 Mile Walk or 5K Run For Children. This is an event designed to honor our kids!
The event will be followed by a Family Fun Day with vendors, entertainment, food, concessions, bounce houses, children's activities, face painting, character drawings, balloon animals, Acro Yoga, Juggling of Swords and raffles lots of fun for the kids and family!
#NYSWalkforChildren #NYS4Kids