Foundation for Foster Children

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2265 Lee Rd Suite 203
Winter Park, FL 32789





We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today…

Get Involved

Nothing feels quite as good as knowing you’ve made a difference in the life of a child.

There are many ways you can become involved at the Foundation for Foster Children. You can donate professional services, volunteer, or host a drive or make a financial donation.. No matter where your interests lie, the Foundation for Foster Children has a way to get you involved.

The Foundation for Foster Children Gratefully Honors the

Current Members of the our Multi-Year Circles

Children’s Champion Circle
($50,000 and more)

Michelle and Charlie Carlton
Annette and Gavin Ford
Isis and Garry Jones

Heroes of Hope Circle
($25,000 to 49,999)

Terry and Mike Davis
Diane Holm
Panera Bread

Blue Ribbon Circle
($5,000 to $24,999)

Acaria Health
Karen & Dell Avery
Dale & Cheryl Bartch Foundation
Paige Blackwelder
Heidi & Preston Bolt
Susan Bounds
Joffa Braymer, MD
Alana & Matt Brenner
Barbara Carlton
Bob & Cindy Carnes
Pam & Kevin Collins
Mark & Laura Cosgrove
Connie Cox
Kara Cox
Sean Creehan
Wendy Crumit
Ann & John Curtis
Jen Ferguson
Layne & Michael Fess
Tammy Giaimo
Dr. Kerry & Brad Giedd
Carina Graham
Holly Greer
Vincent and Leigh Ann Horton
Sandy & Blake Hostetter
Don & Amy Howard
Mark & Caryn Israel
Violet & Harold Jaeke Foundation
Karen Karmolinski
Eva Krzewinski
Marta & Robert Khoury
Lara and Ziad Khoury
Kristen Knight
Cindi & Randy Kopelman
Rhonda Larabee
Gene & Amy Lee
Greg & Lara Lee
Patricia Loy
Carolyn Martin
Nan McCormick
Megan & Eric Miller
Lynn Minkow
Karen Moreno
Donna Myers
Erin & Steve O’Donnell
Barbara Pinel
Betsy Pokorny
Carol Ranck
Shana Small
Joanne Smith
Tip Stewart-Bartels
Ann & Bill Wallace
Evelyn Wilson
Wyndham Vacation Ownership
Alison Yurko

New Members are always welcome!

Click here to become a Circle Member

Ways in Which You Can Help:

Be a “Drive Guide” – Drive Guides are people from across the community who are a driving force and rally their neighbors, community groups, friends and coworkers to collect new items for duffels /backpacks, school supplies, toys and cash donations for the Foundation for Foster Children. Whether you channel the power of your social network, gather co-workers to collect donations or go shopping with friends you will be helping kids living in foster care.

  • Collect Items for: Adopt a Duffel Campaign or House Warming Baskets
  • Become a Foster Parent.  Click the links below for more information.
    CBC website
    Fostering Florida website
  • Ask your employer to host an ‘Employee Dress Down Day’
  • Host a Book Fair
  • Host an ‘Un-Birthday Party’ or Holiday Party to benefit foster kids
  • Make birthday cards
  • Organize a toy drive
  • Organize a fundraiser such as a car wash or walk-a-thon

Donation Drive Hot Spots:

Workplace * School * Health Club * Dentist * Church * Coffee Shop * Family * Hair Salon * Sports Team * Book Club * Neighborhood * Membership Club/Organization

Get Started Today:

A goal of  the Foundation for Foster Children is to increase public awareness and support of the unmet needs for the over 1500 foster children residing in the tri-county area who are there through no fault of their own. One of the best ways the Foundation for Foster Children can accomplish this goal is through speaking engagements. The Foundation’s Executive Director, Betsey Bell welcomes the opportunity to speak to your organization. You may email your request to

Thank you for your willingness to help locally abused and neglected children who need our community’s support.

Kids Get Involved!

It feels good to take pride in helping others. Make a difference today.

  • Organize a toy drive for Foster youth
  • Organize a Fundraiser for Foster youth by washing cars or hosting a walk-a-thon.
  • Volunteer your time at a Foundation Event.
  • Host an Un-Birthday Party to directly benefit foster youth.

Don’t wait any longer – get involved today!

Contact Maria Petrakos at 407.422.4615.
Join us in making a difference in the lives of foster kids!