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Discovering Ryan’s Self-Motivation

Meet Ryan. Ryan is in our EMPOWER program as our primary focus is to assist him in finding his internal passion and motivation. Ryan has been reactionary in completing tasks, most often with school. He tends to make academic effort mostly to satisfy the adults in his life. Our team has been working with him […]

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Landon Likes to Learn

Meet three-year-old Landon. Our Early Literacy Coach started working with him in September. At the time he wouldn’t speak or smile and wanted nothing to do with reading, writing, or school in general. “I don’t want to” and “I can’t read that” were his general sentiments, which made the time spent with him even more […]

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Spread Cheer this Holiday Season

Looking for ways to make the holidays brighter for foster youth in Central Florida? There are three ways you can help our youth and their families: Host a Giving Tree: We will provide you with envelopes and hooks for your holiday tree that serve as ornaments. Staff and clients may simply take an envelope, write […]

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Join Us December 1st To Show That We’re In This Together

GivingTuesday is happening on December 1, 2020! This year might look a little bit different, but there are still many ways you can give back right from the comfort of your own couch! Get involved in your community to give back in this time of high need by giving your time, your ideas, or your […]

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Make Fall Sweet for Foster Children

Covelli Family Limited Partnership, part of the largest franchisee of Panera, LLC, is partnering with the Foundation for Foster Children for a special fall promotion throughout 32 bakery-cafes in the Orlando area. From Nov. 2-16, participating bakery-cafes will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from every Pumpkin cookie purchased to the Foundation for Foster Children. […]

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Avery & Justin Learn Responsibility

Avery & Justin are fostered by their grandmother and are a part of our Early Literacy program. After spending some time with their teachers we learned that Justin was hiding his homework from his grandmother so he wouldn’t have to complete it. Our Advocate decided that this was an opportunity to teach them both about […]

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Sprinkle Kindness This Holiday Season

Give a gift to a foster child that lasts by hosting a Giving Tree! This activity can be hosted at your workplace, church, or other social gathering that will profoundly change the lives of foster youth in Central Florida. Your donations will provide access to activities such as tutoring, athletics, college prep, transition to adulthood, […]

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Sip & Shop For Foster Kids

Our friends at J.McLaughlin in Winter Park are hosting a SIP & SHOP in support of kids in foster care on Friday, October 23rd from 10:00am – 6:00pm. 15% of proceeds will benefit Foundation for Foster Children. Enjoy light sips and treats while you shop. Shop in-store, call, or email the Store Manager, Lauren Wilson at 407-960-3965 / […]

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Sara’s Inspiring Story of Success

Sara is eight years old and in 4th grade. She and her big brother are both in foster care, thankfully together in the same home. Being removed from her home was hard on Sara, even though it was necessary for their safety and well-being. It created a lot of upheaval in their lives and not […]

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Back-To-School Backpack Drive

A new school year brings with it a renewed sense of hope, and, of course, that familiar first-day-of-school excitement. Back-to-school looked different this year, but that doesn’t change the fact that our foster youth still needed school supplies. The Foundation for Foster Children has been dedicated to serving foster students in Orange, Seminole, and Osceola Counties […]

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