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NASA hosts foster kids and families for Space X Launch!

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

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Check out our Published Author!

As you can imagine, having a book published is a big deal for anyone.  For Jeremiah, it is an even greater accomplishment considering he grew up in foster care.  But Jeremiah has always shown courage and determination, along with having big dreams for himself.  He began writing in grade school and although this is his […]

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Local businesses build playground for foster family

Thanks to our wonderful supporter, Leslie Hartog with Community Seal, the Foundation was able to coordinate with Castle & Cottage Realty who stepped up to help make sure the kids have a safe place to play. A local magazine even did a story on this incredible collaboration which shows that if we really think about […]

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FFC Supporters make summer fun possible!

From a foster mom: “I have two very excited girls today! Thank you so much for the opportunity for them to participate in gymnastics class. Watching them it is easy to see how positive this is for them both physically and emotionally, they are happy and healing here as they get to forget big worries […]

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Panera – Flower Cookies for Foster Care

Flower Cookies for Foster Care Orlando, FL (May 10, 2018) – Covelli Family Limited Partnership, part of the largest franchisees of Panera, LLC, is partnering with the Foundation for Foster Children to kick off their annual Flower Cookies for Foster Care campaign. The campaign will take place in over 30 bakery-cafes throughout the Central Florida […]

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Creating Memories at Aquatica 2018

The Foundation for Foster Children would like to thank Seaworld for hosting our eighth annual Fostering Fun at Aquatica 2018 extravaganza. 900 foster kids and families had so much fun in the sun and created countless memories that they will remember for a lifetime. Whether sitting out in the lounge chairs by the wave pools, floating […]

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Panera Bread – Food and Community as it should be.

Thank you Panera Bread and the Ford and Ricci family for your tremendous investment into the lives of local kids in foster care.  You are shining examples of true community partners.  You share your “dough” with those in need and change lives as well as the entire community.  We are so proud to have you […]

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John Gets Wheels!

Wow…what an experience! The Foundation for Foster Children, along with Great Oaks Village, had the absolute honor to help GOV student, John, get his first car! A Foundation Education Advocate, Carmen Morales, was contacted regarding a couple who wanted to donate their vehicle! The donors, Mr. and Mrs. Hill, are active members of their church […]

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Lasagna & Laughter Cooking Night!

Cooking Night! We were incredibly excited to try our first cooking night at a local group home! Volunteers shopped and brought all of the ingredients to make lasagna, Caesar salad, and garlic bread, along with aprons for the kids to decorate. Thanks to the aprons and the hands-on teaching, the kids had that “chef” experience […]

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Pure Magic! Orlando Magic Donation

Orlando Magic has dedicated itself to philanthropic efforts in the Central Florida area. Since 1990, the basketball team has donated over $23 million to organizations like the Foundation for Foster Children. On January 23, we received $100,000 of Orlando Magic’s $1.04 million contribution; this makes Orlando Magic our largest donator to date! Our unique approach […]

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