current needS

The following is a list of the Foundation’s most urgent needs.

  • Urgent Need – Items for Safe Spaces- New clothing for all ages, underwear, sports bras, diapers all sizes, bottles, formula, wipes, new toys and a pack ‘n play.
  • New Stuffed Animals- for children waiting in courthouses or being adopted.  *Note, we are only able to accept stuffed animals with tags so as to avoid providing items with unknown allergens to the children. 🙂
  • Gift Card Donations- Walmart, Target, Amazon, Visa, AmEx, and Mastercard gift cards in all denominations-for educational incentives, birthday gifts, and more! Mail to 2265 Lee Rd, Suite 203, Winter Park, Fl. 32789 or drop off between the hours of 9 AM-4:45 PM M-F. You may host a gift card drive or donate individually. Contact us for supplies and help with ideas if you host a drive.
  • New Books- for reading levels Pre-K through 2nd grade and 6th grade and above to stock bookshelves in various group homes as well as foster homes.
  • Donations of Cars-Some youth transitioning to adulthood face challenges in getting to school and work due to a lack of transportation.
  • Education+ Encouragement Cards-FFC sends these cards out with incentives once report cards are received. Check out directions here, third heading down: Make “Education+Encouragement” Cards
  • Extracurricular Support– FFC has a need for unrestricted funds that can meet the needs of children in foster care as they arise. Examples include: gymnastics classes, laptop computers, college textbooks, rental deposits.
  • Expert Resource Volunteer Bank– We are in need of volunteers qualified to assist with things like graphic design, social media, writing, delivery of items during business hours, and helping a youth to purchase a car for the first time. To volunteer, please navigate to and let Allison know if you are especially interested in one particular area.

To discuss donating to our Current Needs, contact:

  • Kristine Persaud
  • Office Phone: 407.422.4615