NYFAC in the News

Food Donation

HOWARD BEACH – In this, the season of giving, New York Families for Autistic Children (NYFAC) was lucky enough to receive many big-hearted donations towards our “Thanksgiving 2014 food drive.”  We were able to provide a turkey and all the …

‘Hometown Hero’ visits NYFAC

Howard Beach’s own Sean McCabe – son, husband, father, veteran – visited NYFAC on Veterans’ Day, Tuesday, November 11.


It was part of NYFAC’s “Thank Our Veterans Week.”


McCabe, who is one of the many who have selflessly …

NYFAC Keeps on Rollin’

On Halloween, Friday, October 31, NYFAC got a great treat – its brand new bus!


The white Starcraft 20-passenger is the fifth in NYFAC’s fleet, enabling us to pick up and drop off individuals from their homes, as well …


On Saturday, October 26, NYFAC Family members marched along Cross Bay Boulevard as part of the Kiwanis Club of Howard Beach’s annual Halloween parade.



NYFAC President Headlines Not-For-Profit Panel

Investors Bank hosted its second annual Queens Not-For-Profit Conference, “The Art of Thriving, Today and Tomorrow,” at Terrace on the Park on Wednesday, October 22.


With three break-out sessions, Andrew Baumann, NYFAC President & CEO, served as a panelist …

Girl Scouts Find New Home at NYFAC

HOWARD BEACH – Girl Scout Troop #s 4034, 4992, 4993 and 4989 have found a new home – at NYFAC!


The troops’ first official meeting was on Friday, October 10, and everyone had a great time.


“My girls …

NYFAC’s ‘King’ Crowned

Andrew Baumann, President  & CEO of NYFAC, was honored as a 2014 “King of Queens” byThe Queens Courier on Thursday, September 18.


Baumann, along with other parents whose lives were touched by autism, founded NYFAC as a resource …

NYFAC President Hosts Roundtable for Assemblymembers

HOWARD BEACH – Andrew Baumann, President & CEO of New York Families for Autistic Children (NYFAC) hosted an Assembly roundtable on Thursday, September 11.


In attendance were Assemblymembers Nily Rozic, Phil Goldfeder, David Weprin and Mike Miller. Each saw, …

We’re Cooking!

The individuals of NYFAC’s Day Habilitation Without Walls program were cooking in the kitchen with Chef Camille on Wednesday, September 3.


Each helped mix the ingredients and roll out meatballs, which were later served for lunch.




“Learning …


On Wednesday, August 13, NYFAC’s Day Hab participants helped stuff over 500 bags for needy students at Kings Plaza Shopping Center.


Each fall, as the school year approaches, Kings Plaza donates supplies to pupils. The mall’s representatives work with …

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