All Posts In: Testimonials

Conservation Heroes inspired by Camp!

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 all about […]

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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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Keon’s GED Celebration

Keon’s GED Celebration We recently feasted on Thai food and cupcakes with Keon to celebrate him passing his GED exam! His hard work and determination paid off in a great way! We are proud of you Keon! Can the Foundation help me graduate? Regrettably, foster children are more likely to experience more educational hardships than […]

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Life Guides Spotlight: Nicole and Lita

Life Guides Spotlight Nicole and Lita are one of our newest LIFE GUIDES matches. They’ve already planned some fun and exciting activities they’re looking forward to! After their first meeting, they instantly discovered that they shared a lot of common interests. They both love cats, reading, health and fitness, gardening and financial literacy. Some of these […]

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LIFEGUIDES SPOTLIGHT: GERALD AND KEON

Mentoring Though only matched for 9 months, Keon and Gerald have developed a solid mentor-mentee relationship built on trust and respect. Keon no longer sees Gerald as his mentor, he now describes him as a father figure.   Their connection was instant. During their first few meetings back in October of 2015, they discovered many […]

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LIFEGUIDES Spotlight: Jaleeca & Jessica

LifeGuide Spotlight Jaleeca, 23, has often described her relationship with her LIFEGUIDE mentor, Jessica, as “two peas in a pod.” One of the longest-running mentorship matches in the LIFEGUIDE program. Their relationship is proof of the personal growth and independence that occurs not only for the mentee but also for the mentor. Foundation LifeGuide Enrichment […]

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LIFEGUIDES SPOTLIGHT: DANIELLE & STEPHANIE

Mentoring Program Stephanie and Danielle have journeyed through the LIFEGUIDES mentoring program for just over 5 months and they both describe their experience as life changing. Throughout their relationship, Stephanie has been a consistent, reliable and trustworthy support in Danielle’s life. Danielle said, “This is the first mentor I ever had. When I was younger, […]

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LIFEGUIDES Spotlight: Shawn & Pam

LIFEGUIDES Spotlight: Shawn & Pam Shawn, age 18, may come across reserved at first, but when you ask him about video games he lights up. You will that find you’re speaking with an expert who has much to say. His mentor, Pam, has limited experience playing video games, so when they matched through LIFEGUIDES in […]

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Jaleel: Homework Star

Jaleel – Homework Star Sixth grader Jaleel 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 I first started tutoring him, Jonna (guardian) said he had multiple past due assignments. She and the teacher worked […]

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