On Sunday, November 22nd, the HPAC Community Service Team (CST)  served at one of their favorite volunteer sites, Part of the Solution (POTS). Scholars, Chabely and Britnney, and HPAC Young Fellows, Aimee and Meredith, had the daunting task of making salad for over 400 people! The rest of the volunteers… Continue Reading ›

Family Project Holiday Meeting

On November 23rd, the Family Project hosted a November meeting, including dinner and a turkey giveaway. During the meeting, parents were recognized for all of the incredible work they do both inside and outside of the home, particularly the energy they put into supporting their children’s success in all areas. Family… Continue Reading ›

FSS Fall Celebration

ECE celebrated the completion of another successful Family School Skills session.  Both parents and children worked hard (through play!) to develop the skills needed for school readiness. Congratulations, everyone!        

HPAC Goes to the Big Apple Circus

On Sunday, November 15th, a group of Hunts Point children and families attended the Big Apple Circus as the distinguished guests of the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center. Every child and parent enjoyed popcorn, soda, and candy, as well as the main event: an extravaganza under the big tent! The emcee… Continue Reading ›

ECE Reader of the Month

At HPAC we love to celebrate the reading accomplishments of our scholars.  Damien went above and beyond with his reading this month and has earned the title of “ECE Reader of the Month.” Congratulations, Damien!

ECE Celebrates Halloween with Fairies and Fables

On the Friday before Halloween, the ECE team hosted a special event for Play to Learn families.  Children ages 0-8 came to the Boat in costume for “Fairies and Fables.” They read Halloween stories, played games, and made crafts.  The ECE team also distributed 25 copies of the book “Dignity… Continue Reading ›

HPAC Visits Hunts Point Farmer’s Market

Last week, the Family Project took a walk to the Hunts Point Farmer’s Market! Families viewed a cooking demonstration and joined a nutritional class, learning about ideal portions and how to prepare healthy meals on a budget. Thanks to New York’s Department of Health program, Healthbucks, we were able to… Continue Reading ›