Ryan’s Story

At 7 years old, Ryan was removed from his mother’s home and placed in SCO’s Foster Care program. Options for exploring his interests and creativity were limited. But that all changed for Ryan when his mentor at SCO encouraged and empowered him to pursue his dreams.

This mentorship broadened Ryan’s world and opened doors to opportunities. He discovered his abilities and strengths, nurtured a love for science, and developed his networking skills. Today, Ryan is proud to pay his experience forward by mentoring, encouraging, and guiding younger children at SCO.

Ryan is now a sophomore majoring in Biology at Jamestown Community College. SCO assisted him with transportation, college applications, and opportunities for financial aid to help him fulfill his potential and continue his education.

“Thank you for investing in my future,” said Ryan. “There is so much I would not have been able to do without the care and support that I received from SCO Family of Services.”

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Ways to Give

Thanks to the ongoing generosity of friends and partners, SCO Family of Services is transforming the lives of 60,000 New Yorkers each year.  Join us in our important work.  Your financial support will help build strong families and vibrant communities.  There are so many meaningful ways to get involved.

Donate to SCO

Your support helps us provide life-changing services year-round to empower New Yorkers across NYC and Long Island. Donate online now»

To make a gift by mail, please make checks payable/mail to: SCO Family of Services, 1 Alexander Place, Glen Cove, NY  11542.

Tributes

Make a donation in honor or memory of a loved one.  Having a birthday party or special occasion? Ask your guests and loved ones to support your charity of choice with a donation to SCO in lieu of presents.

Gifts at Work

Payroll Deductions – speak with your employer about having a percentage of your paycheck automatically deducted to support SCO Family of Services.

Matching Gifts – double your impact!  Find out if your company matches gifts in order to double your donation.

In-Kind Giving

SCO Family of Services has an active in-kind program to support both our residential and non-residential clients. We accept a wide assortment of items, including seasonal clothing, sheet sets, towels, kitchen items, personal hygiene products, teen gifts, school supplies, toys, diapers, and more.

Click HERE for our Summer Fun flyer for gift ideas to help brighten the summer for SCO’s children and families.

Shop on your own, visit our registries (click the links below), or purchase gift cards (Target, Amazon, Walmart, Bath & Body Works, Starbuck’s, Dunkin’, restaurants, etc.)

Target Registry 

Amazon Registry

Walmart Registry 

Please contact us for donation ideas at 631.213.0165, mkatzman@sco.org, or lforgione@sco.org.

Shop at AmazonSmile

Shop online at AmazonSmile and select SCO Family of Services as your favorite charitable organization – Amazon will donate .5% to SCO every time you shop, at no cost to you.

 

 

Ryan’s Story

Launching Youth into Successful Careers

At 7 years old, Ryan was removed from his mother’s home and placed in SCO’s Foster Care program. Learn More

Faiz

RJMCC & Tyree Learning Center

“His progress has been exponential. In barely a year, he’s surpassed everyone’s expectations. It’s been transformative.” Learn More

Almost

90%

of clients at our Brooklyn Youth Center achieved their employment goals

We provide

24,000

families and individuals with support services and community activities

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