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Congrats Grad!

“Abby and I so appreciate the Foundation, all the volunteers and the people who donate for the cause.  Thank you!”-Maria, Dependency Specialist Since 2009, FFC has provided Abby with eyeglasses, a yearbook, her senior package, a class ring, her prom ticket, driving lessons, and a laptop through our Fostering Success program. Abby was also a […]

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2016 Summer Camp

“This summer camp has been amazing! He (Laron) has been having fun hiking and camping, and has seen some waterfalls. He has also been learning to do things such as plant trees and flip over a canoe that has capsized…. The camp has been having the kids do a lot of teamwork activities and he […]

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Transformers and Minions Are Taking Over!

The FFC office just got a whole lot cuter thanks to an in-kind donation of Transformers and Minion suitcases from Universal Orlando. These suitcases will be very much appreciated by our kids! More about Safe Spaces and Supplies: Foster children are placed in care as wards of the state due to abuse and neglect. Due to […]

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Education+ HS Graduation Luncheon

Our Education Program Manager, Raquel, treated 5 students from the Education+ program to lunch today to celebrate their recent high school graduations! Less than 60% of foster youth graduate from high school, so we are extremely proud of them. And with fewer than 3% of foster youth obtaining a college degree before the age of […]

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Aon Empower Results Day for Communities

Employees from Aon Orlando, as part of their Empower Results Day for Communities, created handmade birthday cards for FFC! They also contributed the proceeds from a Chili Cookoff their office had earlier this year. What a great group! Want to be a Birthday Card Artist? Each month the Foundation mails out handmade birthday cards to […]

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We did it!

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we’re happy to share that we raised $11,104 (Update: $11,304) to send kids in foster care to summer camp during our $10k in 10 Days campaign. We could not have done it without you, thank you!!

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Day 10: Adventures at Summer Camp

“Thank you for sending Brian and Brandon to this adventure summer camp. They lived in the woods, did paintball, scuba dived, 4-wheeled, (rode) horses, and so many adventures they could not have had any other way.”  –Bill, Foster Dad For many foster children in Central Florida, the typical childhood experience of attending summer camp would […]

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Day 9: Exploring Possibilities

By now, most of you know of James, who is interning this summer with Techstars Chicago while he’s on break from studying at FSU. Before he was featured on PBS Newshour and before he gave his amazing speech at Fostering Hope 2015, he attended a football camp with assistance from FFC while he was in […]

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Day 8: Building Self-Confidence

Last year, FFC provided the funding for Madison to attend gymnastics camp last year which helped to rebuild her self-confidence and self-esteem. For many foster children in Central Florida, the typical childhood experience of attending summer camp would not be possible without the assistance of the Foundation for Foster Children. Children who attend summer camp […]

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Day 7: Growing in Faith

Heidi sent us this sweet note after we arranged for her to attend the Bible Camp she was interested in so that she could grow in her faith while making new friends. For many foster children in Central Florida, the typical childhood experience of attending summer camp would not be possible without the assistance of […]

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