Message from Site Director(s)

Dear MS 180 DFOY Families and Community,

Welcome to the new home of DFOY at MS 180! – we are excited for another school year and look forward to using this page to keep you updated on news, events, as well as shining the DFOY spotlight on parents, staff, or participants through the DFOY Agent of Change highlighted below. We also encourage you to follow DFOY on social media to see more content from our activities, along with others DFOY programs. Just click any of the social media icons on the top right of this page to follow DFOY!

This year we have 5 returning team members, along with 3 new staff who are excited to expand and improve program offerings this year. So far we have planned super cool and engaging events such as our annual Take and Bake, Our March Women’s event, along with other fun and engaging events for you and your participants!

This year we are also instituting some new policies that will be shared with you such as our participants and staff of the months being highlighted!

Please feel free to reach out at any time! I have included our contact information below and look forward to being in touch throughout the year.


Director: Chelsea Chase,
Phone 718-904-5650 ext. 30290

Address: 700 Baychester Ave, The Bronx, NY 10475

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Quarterly Update

To kickstart 2020, DFOY Cooks had a blast making chicken soup! On the right, Jael Reyes, an 8th-grade participant who has been with DFOY for two years, serves the soup she created with her peers. Just in time to fight away colds!

Make sure you check out our event calendar below.

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Events Calendar

More Coming Fall 2020

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    Agent of Change

    We want to congratulate Adonis and Alexander for being named our Participant Agents of Change! Adonis and Alexander, had a blast getting creative during pizza-making on our recent live DFOY Cooks session. Their end product looked great and tasted even better.

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