The Frank altomari Legacy Fund

The Frank Altomari Legacy Fund serves as a lasting tribute to the memory and legacy of Frank Altomari, dedicated member of our team and beloved friend who served foster youth with unwavering kindness and commitment for 27 years. This fund aims to celebrate and honor Frank’s legacy by annually awarding foster youth who exhibit qualities of kindness, commitment, and are making a positive impact on others. Annually, the fund will present the Heart of Altomari Award to foster youth who embody these values, recognizing their positive impact on others and their community. Additionally, a portion of the fund will support staff development initiatives, investing in the professional growth and development of our dedicated team members, honoring Frank’s commitment to the development of his colleagues and the advancement of the field.

ABOUT FRANK

Dive deeper into the inspiring journey of Frank, a beloved member of our team and a true champion for foster youth. Discover Frank’s story; from his humble beginnings to his transformative impact. Gain insight into the passion and dedication that drove him to make a difference.

DONATE

Your contribution directly benefits foster children in need, providing them with essential resources, opportunities, and support. Every donation makes a meaningful impact and ensures that Frank’s dedication to improving the lives of foster youth lives on.

NOMINATION

Do you know a foster child who embodies kindness and compassion, resilience, determination, and commitment to personal growth? Nominate them for the Heart of Altomari Award, opportunity to recognize and support exceptional foster youth. Nominations open on September 20, 2025.

The Heart of Altomari Award

Each year, through the Frank Altomari Legacy Fund, the Heart of Altomari Award will be awarded to foster youth who embody the values and qualities exemplified by Frank. These awards will not be based on academic or extracurricular achievements but rather recognize and support foster youth who exhibit kindness, resilience, a commitment to personal growth and dedication to making a positive difference in the lives of others.

Continuing Frank's Legacy

Staff Growth & Support Fund

A portion of the funds will be dedicated to staff development initiatives, honoring Frank’s commitment to the growth and support of our team.  By investing in staff development, we honor Frank’s dedication to building a strong and compassionate team capable of making a meaningful difference in the lives of foster youth.

This memorial fund not only honors Frank’s memory but also serves as a beacon of hope and encouragement for foster youth and professionals in the child welfare field, embodying Frank’s spirit of kindness, commitment and making a positive impact on the lives of others.

Together we are creating meaningful connections for children in foster care