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Orlando City Soccer’s Newest Banner Kids!

Imagine being in front of thousands of people, in a huge arena on game day, waiting for famous soccer players to step on the turf right next to you! That’s exactly what our kiddos got to do last night! Orlando City Foundation offered a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to a group of eight youth! Not only did they get to […]

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Helping Older Foster Youth Prepare for the New School Year

With the new school year gearing up, our older foster youth are working hard to make sure they’re prepared for their classes! Requests for textbook assistance, laptops and school supplies are at a high this time of year and we’re happy to be able to assist some of our older youth with these requests. Katherine is […]

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LIFEGUIDES SPOTLIGHT: NICOLE AND LITA

Nicole and Lita are one of our newest matches and they’ve already planned some fun and exciting activities they’re looking forward to! After their first meeting, they instantly discovered that they shared interests in cats, reading, health and fitness, gardening and financial literacy. Some of these common interests have led to potential project ideas such […]

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Meet Haifa!

Haifa has been voluntarily interning with the Foundation this year for twenty hours a week. Haifa is a student at the University of Central Florida, currently working toward her Master of Nonprofit Management. She is due to graduate in 2017. Haifa has a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration and has received several academic honors, such as President’s Honor Roll, Dean’s […]

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Thank You Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation!

This past Friday, the Foundation received a surprise visit from our friends at the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation’s Prize Patrol! We were presented with their Good Works Grant, which was created to highlight the “Good Works” of Central Florida’s nonprofit sector.  After receiving the Outstanding Foundation Award, they celebrated receiving the award by creating this monthly […]

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Tutoring Beyond High School

Wendy’s on a roll with her academics! The Foundation has been funding tutoring for her in her post-secondary medical program for the past year and the work with her tutor is paying off. Congrats, Wendy, and keep the good grades coming!

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New drivers on the road!

Be on the lookout for new drivers on the road! The United Safety Council awarded the Foundation a $4,000 community service grant to use toward driving preparedness courses and professional development certifications for foster youth. We look forward to the partnership and helping more youth learn how to drive!

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Buzzing with volunteers!

  Our office is buzzing with volunteers today! If you’re interested in donating your time to the Foundation, please contact Lauren Prekop at lprekop@foundationforfosterchildren.org.

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