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The NAC Kids Can Gala Benefit was held on October 28th, 2014! Check out the photo album on Facebook here.


9th Annual NAC Kids Can Olympics!

The 9th Annual NAC Kids Olympics took place on June 14th, 2014 at Chelsea Piers in NYC! Read more about the NAC Kids Olympics here and check out the photos on Facebook.

Save the Date: YP's Spring Fling!

The NAC Young Professionals held their annual fundraiser at Toshi's Living Room on June 10th. There were great people, delicious drink specials and awesome raffle prizes, all in support of a worthy cause. They raised nearly $10,000 for our NAC Kids Olympics! Learn more about the NAC YP's here, and stay tuned for their next event! Photo album here.

Women for Women Luncheon

NAC's inaugural Women for Women luncheon featured Keynote Speaker Julie Salamon.



News & Events for New Alternatives with Children

NAC Kids Can Gala Benefit on October 29th, 2013.

The 2013 Gala Benefit was held at Pier Sixty in New York City. Please contact Cindy Cavalli at (212) 696-1550 for more information.

NAC Young Professionals Spring Fundraiser 2013:

Join us on June 5th at the Boat Basin. RSVP on Facebook here.

8th Annual NAC Kids Can Olympics!

June 15, 2013
Chelsea Piers

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Young Child Expo 2013

NAC is proud to join the Young Child Expo as a Non-Profit Sponsor, April 17-19, 2013. Check out the website for more information and to register. We hope to see you there, too!

The NAC Holiday Party

The Holiday Party is "Out of This World" this year! On December 15, NAC children and families will gather to celebrate a year of accomplishments and even receive a special gift from Santa himself. There will be food, fun activities and the opportunity for all of our families - both birth and foster - to come together and share in a festive celebration.

Saturday, December 15, 2012 in Midtown Manhattan.
For more info or to volunteer, please contact Gajtana Simonovski at 212-696-1550 or

More about the Holiday Party and Photos from years past

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NAC in the News

NY1: NYer Of The Week: Former Foster Child Encourages Families To Adopt

February 11, 2012

“I was shown that love has no boundaries and whether you have a mental disability or a physical disability, it doesn't matter because love comes from within you,”

The New York Times Neediest Cases: Amid Ailments and Loss, a Mother Forges Ahead

The New York Times
January 30, 2012

"Ms. Peralta now lives with Pedro, 4, in a one-bedroom apartment in the Bronx. Mother and son have both grappled with medical ailments, and she has dealt with financial instability while trying to support her son. Ms. Peralta has sickle cell anemia; Pedro, who was born premature at 24 weeks, is severely developmentally delayed."

The New York Times Neediest Cases: A Parent’s Determination and an Unbreakable Bond

The New York Times
November 19, 2011

"His son’s birth was a joyous occasion for Mr. Muñoz, but Malachi was born with a daunting list of problems, including a horseshoe kidney, a cleft palate, a chromosomal abnormality, asthma, a sickle-cell trait and global developmental delays. For years Malachi was also nonverbal and nonambulatory."

CBS 2 News Covers the 2011 NAC Kids Olympics

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Opening Doors

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