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The Artists You’ve Never Heard Of

            Paige, Dakota, and Kristopher are being cared for by their 82-year-old great-grandmother. They have switched schools and fallen behind in their studies several times, and have had no access to recreational outlets or cultural activities due to their grandmother’s limitations. COVID restrictions and distance learning have made this time […]

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Early Literacy Makes an Impact

As an initiative of the Foundation for Foster Children’s EDUCATE Program, Power Learners offers services to children from birth through kindergarten to enhance their early language, literacy, and early reading development.  It began in 2017 as a volunteer initiative and was so well received and had such positive outcomes that in August it became a […]

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Cayden Receives Personalized Care

Meet Cayden. Cayden is 13 years old and lives at a group home with his siblings. He is outgoing, loves games and being active, and loves to sing and dance. Cayden began tutoring with the Foundation as an 8th grader with a 2.5 GPA. Cayden’s tutor was able to provide personalized support in a safe […]

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2020 Covelli Award of Courage

Since its inception, the Foundation for Foster Children has recognized youth who have risen above the odds to achieve great success. In 2016 the award was named the “Covelli Award of Courage”, honoring the late Albert Covelli and his family, owners of Covelli Family Limited Partnership. The Covelli family continues to support the Foundation and […]

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2020 Year In Review

Thank you for an amazing year! Here is a snapshot of our successes, as your support is helping to change the lives of foster youth in Central Florida.

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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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