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Bringing Sunshine and a Rainbow to Osceola County Courthouse

We are blown away by the transformation of the Child Friendly Room at Osceola County Courthouse! This room is available to children who have to appear in court so that they do not have to face their abusers. Recent Winter Park High School graduate Leili Moradi earned a Girl Scout Gold Award for her completion of this project and […]

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Central Florida Women’s League and FFC

In April we received a grant for $13,500 from the Central Florida Women’s League to fund our Transition to Adulthood program and to provide opportunities for foster youth to participate in the arts through our Fostering Success program! We are so grateful for the support of this wonderful group of ladies who are committed to […]

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It’s Raining Birthday Cards!

We have been receiving the most beautiful handmade birthday cards from all over the country, like these cheerful and colorful cards from a kind and talented artist in Tennessee! Want to be a Birthday Card Artist? Each month the Foundation mails out handmade birthday cards to children in foster care. We want them to know […]

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Fostering Fun at Aquatica 2016

“We were able to have a wonderful day with our 6 kids (4 foster) at the park. The memories were great. We were even able to include the foster children’s biological parents, allowing a bonding time they have not had in over half a year. We truly appreciate the efforts to put this together and […]

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New LIFEGUIDES Match: Teri and Rashanda

The LIFEGUIDES mentoring program offers 17-23-year olds transitioning out of the foster care system a mentor dedicated to providing social and emotional support.  Mentors assist with general life skills training and facilitate the transitions from high school to vocational training, college, or a new job. Through the LIFEGUIDES program, youth who are in out-of-home foster […]

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New LIFEGUIDES Match: Benjamin and Dwayne

Benjamin and Dwayne are one of our newest LIFEGUIDES matches and have plans to try boxing and sushi together! The LIFEGUIDES mentoring program offers 17-23-year olds transitioning out of the foster care system a mentor dedicated to providing social and emotional support.  Mentors assist with general life skills training and facilitate the transitions from high […]

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4Rivers is Sweet!

Our Executive Director, Betsey, and our Program and Volunteer Manager, Lauren, presented a plaque to John Rivers and the amazing team at 4Rivers Sweet Shop for their support of our Celebration Club. The 4Rivers Sweet Shop creates the most beautiful and thoughtful cakes to help foster youth celebrate their birthday. Thank you to everyone at […]

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Jeunesse Gift Card and Birthday Card Drive

The employees at Jeunesse just wrapped up their Gift Card and Birthday Card drive for FFC! They created over 150 handmade birthday cards for foster children and collected over $3,000 in gift cards and donations to be used for our Fostering Success program. This includes one-time requests such as prom dresses, graphic calculators, tuxedo rentals, and athletic […]

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FFC Supporters in Orange Appeal Magazine

Check out the May/June issue of Orange Appeal Magazine for an article written about a few of our favorite people, Annette and Gavin Ford and Panera Bread of Orlando, and the work that they do to support FFC! We are so grateful for the support of the Ford’s and Panera Bread, who have been long-time […]

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