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2018 MLK Day of Service!

  • Event Date: 01/15/2018
  • Time: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Location: Foundation for Foster Children

MLK Day of Service On Monday, January 16th, the Foundation for Foster Children is hosting a day of service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr! In tribute, people all across our nation are volunteering to serve their local communities. Even though many people are off work for the holiday, they’re choosing to make it […]

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Wells Fargo Delights with Bikes

Wells Fargo bikes for Foster Children Wells Fargo provided a grant for bikes and helmets, along with extraordinary team members who volunteered for a special bike build and giveaway event. Twenty-seven children received brand-new Bikes for Foster Children! Winter Park police officers help The children greatly enjoyed assembling their bikes with volunteers, visiting the cupcake […]

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4 Rivers Makes Birthdays Cakes Sweeter

4 Rivers Birthday Cakes 4 Rivers Smokehouse has their incredible, Sweet Shop and donates amazing cakes to foster youth, ages 1-23! Not only are the cakes incredibly scrumptious, but the bakery also artfully customizes each cake! They have created all kinds of themes, ranging from favorite sports teams to music-themed cakes, favorite Disney movies, video […]

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A Meaningful Evening Out

A meaningful evening out A group of volunteers got together with fourteen children from a local group home! The little ones spent the evening creating memory keepsake boxes. The teens engaged in the John Maxwell Leadership Game for Teens. This game is designed to help grow leadership skills in all areas. The youth enjoyed having the volunteers as guests […]

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Caregiver’s Day Out a Success

Caregiver’s Day out We’re so grateful to our board members and their families who volunteered for our annual Caregiver’s Day Out! This is the fifth year in a row the Foundation has hosted this popular event for foster families, relative, and non-relative caregivers. Caregivers took time to go shopping or relax, while the kids had […]

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Amelia: Young Philanthropist

Fresh-Start Amelia is an eighth-grader on a mission! Amelia was only in the sixth grade when she started her own nonprofit, Fresh Start! This all came about when she participated in Young Entrepreneurs Academy, a program at her school. Safe Space for Foster kids Amelia chose to serve foster children specifically through Fresh-Start. Amelia first […]

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Meet Jailyn

Jailyn A senior studying hard to stay on the honor roll and spending her spare time making money at Bed Bath and Beyond to save up for college, Jailyn is already setting a strong foundation for a successful future.  But it didn’t come easy. Courage Jailyn brought courage with her when she entered foster care […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Michele

Safe Spaces and Supplies Michele has been volunteering with the Foundation as a “Safe Spacer” Volunteer since April 2014.  She has given more than 170 hours of her time! She ensures that the Safe Spaces and Supplies are ready to accept children during an incredibly traumatic time for them. This is a crucial volunteer position […]

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SIP & SHOP ON PARK AVENUE

Shopping at J. McLaughlin J.McLaughlin is putting the fun back in shopping.  Along with complimentary light bites and sips, you can get makeup tips from Claret Cosmetics, and free gift wrap. So turn off the computer, and come join the shopping festivities on Saturday, November 25th.

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Santa Dollars Are Here!

Holiday Gifts United Legacy Bank has a great gift for the little ones – Santa Dollars! The real currency comes with a cute holiday card ready for gifting. Sure to delight, and proceeds benefit the Foundation and the kids we serve. We call that the perfect gift!

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