“It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.”― Mother Teresa

Help-a-Child is a program sponsored and coordinated by the Hastings Youth Council that matches an anonymous donor to help a local child in need at various milestones throughout the school year including:


  • recipient's birthday,

  • beginning of school year,

  • end of school year,

  • winter holiday season.


The identity of the donor and recipient remain anonymous.


The Youth Services Office helps with the selection of the child recipient and pairs him/her with a matching donor while providing gender and age of the recipient along with appropriate gift ideas. If you know of a child in need or would like to be a donor, please contact the Youth Services Office at 914-478-2471.