New York Bar Foundation Presents Grant to ASK

The New York Bar Foundation recently presented a grant of $1,000.00 to the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK). The grant will be used to support our Youth Court Program. “Students from Upper Westchester and Putnam Counties bring their enthusiasm and attention to this rigorous training program each year,” said Nancy Levin, Director of Youth Court. “I […]

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to recognize and thank volunteers who lend their time, talent, voice and support to the Alliance for Safe Kids. THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR DEDICATED VOLUNTEERS!!  To be a volunteer, it takes… Generosity, a willingness to give your time to others Understanding, because their lives might be very […]

Burger King Donates $330 to ASK

A fundraising event at the Yorktown Burger King has resulted in a $330.00 donation to the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK), a local nonprofit that promotes awareness and prevention for destructive behaviors to teens, including substance use, bullying, and digital safety. The “Dining to Donate” event was held March 31 at Burger King located at […]

‘Mental Health First Aid’ Certification

A free training class is being offered to help take the fear and hesitation out of starting conversations about mental health and substance abuse problems by teaching people how to identify, understand and respond to a variety of mental health situations. The Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK), announced the availability of this free, two-day certification […]

2017 Community Resource Guide

As we welcomed the Seventh Annual “Save A Life” Community Forum in April 2017, the Alliance for Safe Kids is excited to share the second edition of our Community Resource Guide which enhances the Save A Life mantra to develop community allies and first responders who can support teens and families in crisis. 2017 Community Resource Guide This […]

Alcohol Awareness Month

The need to provide meaningful education on the dangers of underage drinking and drug use here in Yorktown has never been greater. A few facts help to highlight that need:  Alcohol and drugs are the leading causes of crime among youth.  Alcohol and drugs are the leading factors in teenage suicide.  More […]

Celebrate “Alcohol-Free Weekend” with ASK

Alcohol-Free Weekend, traditionally observed during NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month in April, is scheduled for March 31-April 2, 2017. Alcohol Awareness Month, founded and sponsored by The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) since 1987, is a national grassroots effort observed by communities throughout the United States to support prevention, research, education, intervention, […]

Online Auction Benefiting Save A Life

Save A Life‘s Online Auction is a new way for our friends and community members to support the Alliance for Safe Kids! With federal funds expiring, ASK is looking for your support to ensure Save A Life continues into 2018. Bidding closes April 7th at 8pm. Check it out! Please see some of our featured […]

Save A Life: True Bud, No Friend of Mine

Save A Life Workshop: True Bud: No Friend of Mine What do you know about Toxic Marijuana Syndrome? Working on the frontiers of marijuana research and the effects on the developing teenage brain, workshop leader Scott Gillet will run an informal discussion among youth about what they know about pot and other drugs. Over the years, […]