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FYD Has Ongoing Toy Drive For Foster Children

When a child gets pulled from their dangerous living situation they often get  placed in the Children’s Center while waiting for a foster home. They are scared and sad. We decided to give them a few minutes of distraction and hopefully … Continue reading

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Teknopolis Funopolis

Sometimes the theatre things we rustle up are too “out there” for children who haven’t been exposed to much theatre.  So when we approached The Children’s Center we asked the recreation director, Timothy Dugger, to keep an eye on BAM’s … Continue reading

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The People Speak to Foster Your Dream

BAM and the Onassis Cultural Center New York presented The People Speak, gathering actors and musicians to bring to life Howard Zinn’s extraordinary history of ordinary people.  With Staceyann Chin, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Talib Kweli, Deva Mahal, Aasif Mandvi, Frances McDormand, Peter … Continue reading

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Good Hope and Good Fun

Bam’s production of A MAN OF GOOD HOPE by the South African Isango Ensemble invited FYD to experience the moving story of a child escaping war torn Somalia. Here is a little bit of what two sisters and three staff … Continue reading

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Everybody Goes to See Everybody

What happens when Everybody goes to see Everybody, the play? We loved it.  It wasn’t for everybody (meaning younger patrons) thus we invited some of our older Foster Youths who had their mind blown by the production, which boasts a … Continue reading

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Cheese and Nutcrackers

What better way to celebrate the Christmas Holidays but to have Cheese and Crackers?  Chuck E Cheese followed by The Nutcracker at BAM! Mark Morris Dance Troup’s version of the holiday staple The Nutcracker is pure fun to watch in … Continue reading

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