November 17, 2016
Seanette has shopped at His Toy Store for the kids in her house ever since it first came to the South Bronx in partnership with A House on Beekman. She works at AHOB’s After-School Program, so also volunteers at His Toy Store each year. Her favorite part? The togetherness.
November 10, 2016
The notion of feeding those who are hungry was not just a message spoken by John the Baptist, and it wasn’t merely an illustration Jesus used to describe the final judgement—it was how Jesus envisioned a life devoted to glorifying God.
November 07, 2016
Adrienne Heller is a veteran His Toy Store volunteer—so we asked her to share with us what she's learned from serving, why she keeps coming back, and how she's seen God moving in and through this annual Christmas outreach to our neighbors in need across the city.
October 28, 2016
Strings of twinkling white lights and gold garland. Tricycles and Ninja Turtles and Barbie dolls. Sparkling cider and warm coffee. Smiling faces and Santa hats. This is just some of what our neighbors experience when they visit His Toy Store, Hope for New York's annual Christmas outreach for families in need.
October 21, 2016
I was at my usual hangout, the Port Authority Bus Terminal, thinking about how I was going to make it through the day when out of nowhere I heard this voice saying, “YOU DON’T NEED TO BE HERE.” At that moment, I knew God was releasing me from my drug addiction.