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Take a Bow! 2018 Partners in Philanthropy Honorees

Congratulations to several of FFC’s generous partners who were among those recognized at the Orlando Business Journal’s 2018 Partners in Philanthropy event on November 16th: Covelli Family LP Orlando Magic Youth Foundation Talk of the Town Restaurant Group  Wells Fargo The awards recognize companies and individuals who have shown outstanding personal and professional dedication in […]

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Chez Couture was Tres Magnifique!

Our 2018 Chez Couture event was a huge success and raised more than $130,000! The reception and fashion show were held at the fabulous home of our very generous donors – Kristen and Greg Knight – and our models rocked the runway in on-trend fashions from Bloomingdale’s Orlando, The Mall at Millenia. Everyone enjoyed the home’s […]

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Sip & Holiday Shop? Why Not!

Our friends at J.McLaughlin in Winter Park are celebrating the holiday season with a SIP&SHOP in support of kids in foster care on Wednesday, December 5, 11:00am – 5:30pm, hosted by Annette Ford. Enjoy light sips, bites and holiday shopping. 15% of sales will benefit Foundation for Foster Children. The store is located at 218 […]

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A FUN DAY AT FREEDOM RIDE – MEMORIES MADE!

For the first time in their lives, students experienced a visit to a Therapeutic Horse farm. Students learned horsemanship, and ground work. During this time, students engaged individually with the horses and learned how they provide emotional comfort to others. The kids had a great time and many said they would like to go again. It was […]

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LEARNING ABOUT COOL CAREERS!

Our kids had a very cool visit to CNTV recently where they had had the opportunity to learn about careers in video production and even experience working with a Green Screen themselves.  Here are some of the great photos from the visit.  Thank you Carrie Ferenac and all the CNTV team.

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CELEBRATING SUCCESS!

On July 26th we had our Next Chapter party to celebrate graduating kids in our Education Plus program, and their remarkable accomplishments this year.  Hosted at the beautiful home of our incredible supporters, Garry and Isis Jones, the day was all about the kids.  Special guests included Grammy award winner mix engineer Leslie Brathwaithe, and […]

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NASA hosts foster families for SpaceX Launch!

After breakfast, all the families had front row seats to an exclusive seating area to watch a SpaceX rocket launch out of Kennedy Space Center. There were many oohs and aahs as the night sky lit up when the SpaceX burst into view. The kids and families cheered and expressed amazement at the incredible sight. Following […]

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Check out our Published Author!

Gleden Oaks Hits the Shelves This week, we’d like to congratulate one of our foster youth, turned author! After years of working on his own book, Jeremiah has successfully published his own work. Soon, his book, “Gleden Oaks”, will be on shelves here in Orlando. As you can imagine, having a book published is a big […]

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Local Businesses Donate Playground

Foster Family Receives Playground from FFC With the help of our wonderful supporter, Leslie Hartog from Community Seal, our kids have a playground! The Foundation successfully coordinated with Castle & Cottage Realty to help make sure the kids have a safe place to play together. Castle & Cottage has a rich history of giving back […]

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