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Conservation Heroes inspired by Camp!

Avid Learners Sariah and Malachi, siblings ages 9 and 11, are doing great things lately, thanks to their foster parents and the Foundation’s Enrichment program. First, it was Sariah’s spring soccer league and Malachi’s football season. Next, they got to go to summer camp! At Disney’s conservation camp, Sariah and Malachi were completely engrossed in learning […]

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So Much Water, So Little Time!

Foster Child Enrichment Program Liam, age 3, knows all about the joy of swimming. He’s gotten to enjoy this childhood experience, thanks to his foster parents and the enrichment program at Foundation for Foster Children. Since Liam’s foster family has a pool, they were very concerned about making sure he’d be water safe. Liam was […]

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Foster Fathering: What it REALLY means

Foster Dads In celebration of Foster Dads throughout Central Florida and abroad, here are what five foster Dads said they found most meaningful about being a foster Dad when recently interviewed at our third annual Fostering Love for the Theater event on June 17, 2017. Evan , “I would say it’s nice to be a foster Dad and have the opportunity […]

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Jaleel: Homework Star

Jaleel – Homework Star Sixth-grader Jaleel is kicking it in his tutoring program! His academics have been steadily improving, as well as his work ethic. He gave us an opportunity to mail this card to him about his homework star after receiving the following note from his tutor: “Jaleel now completes his homework consistently. When […]

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Shawntia Transitions to Adulthood

Shawntia Transitioning Young adults transitioning out of foster care are often unprepared for independent living. Without the unconditional support of a family, it can be difficult to avoid outcomes common to so many other foster youth such as unemployment, incarceration, or homelessness. The Foundation steps in to support youth with these independence skills so that […]

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Fostering Success for Zoe

Fulfilling Extracurriculars According to her foster mother, 5-year-old Zoe has a lot of energy. To encourage her enthusiasm for all things active and to help with poor muscle tone, FFC has provided funding for her.  She takes lessons in swimming, dance, soccer, and gymnastics. Gymnastics is much more enjoyable to a 5-year-old than traditional muscle […]

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Educational Advocacy for Austin

Changing Lives through Advocacy After leaving an abusive home, 17-year-old Austin thought that hopes and dreams were for other children, not him. The FFC’s Education+ Program, however, wanted to change that. Like many foster children, Austin lagged behind his peers in school. Due to a distracting home environment and uncertain living situation, schoolwork wasn’t a priority. […]

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Britney and Brandon

Britney and Brannon Siblings Britney and Brandon love to dance! Brandon shared with us that, “You can tell your life story through one little dance. Everyone can feel what you’re feeling…Dancing is my life.” “Thanks to the Foundation for letting me be me and letting me DANCE AND HAVE FUN!” Thanks to FFC, Britney and Brandon […]

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Shawntia’s Transition Success

Shawntia’s Transition Success Young adults such as Shawntia transitioning out of foster care are often unprepared for independent living. Without the unconditional support of a family, it can be difficult to avoid outcomes common to so many other foster youth such as unemployment, incarceration, or homelessness. While unfortunate, these outcomes are still a reality. When […]

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