Over 600,000 people have participated in New York Says Thank You Foundation’s service initiatives in all 50 states, and its programs have lifted the spirits of millions of disaster survivors in 32 countries. The organization is privileged to support some of the Nation’s leading philanthropic families, corporations, and children. New York Says Thank You Foundation is featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Parents Magazine, The TODAY show, Thrive Global, and Family Circle. They have also been featured on over 1,500 television news programs nationwide, including CBS Evening News, ABC World News Tonight “Persons of the Week,” and NBC Nightly News “Making A Difference.” In April 2011, they were recipients of the prestigious CNN Heroes Award.

Since 2003, New York Says Thank You Foundation has focused on survivor empowerment in disaster relief, education, and the arts. NYSTY has been transforming tragedy into hope and connecting and empowering people to heal by helping others. They are now doing this quicker, with more people, and in more places than ever before through its Stars of HOPE® program.