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Foundation Exposure to over 25,000 Southern Women’s Show attendees!

We were honored to be chosen as the Southern Women’s Show charity partner! The Southern Women’s Show is an annual show that many women look forward to attending each year. Attendees can expect shopping, food, fashion, health, beauty, and fun. This show recently took place, September 15th-18th, at the Orange County Convention Center. As the featured charity, […]

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Education Plus: Advocacy and Support for Kids

The Education Plus Program is already off to a great start! After only three weeks into the new school year, the support component of the program already has 250 students and counting. Last school year, the Foundation partnered with Community Based Care of Central Florida, Inc. to expand the support component of the Education+ Program. […]

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Transition to Adulthood Program Receives Community Service Award

Thanks again to the United Safety Council for their community service grant! We’re putting it to good use by connecting youth with driving prep courses and even occupational safety training courses. We were recently invited to their annual board meeting to be acknowledged for the work we’ve done with local foster youth. We are so […]

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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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