current needS

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

  • Urgent Need – Items for Safe Spaces- particularly teen clothing, any male clothing, underwear, socks, and sports bras.  Also, diapers along with wipes and formula.
  • New Books- for reading levels at 6th grade and above to stock bookshelves in various group homes as well as foster homes.
  • Items for Housewarming Baskets- Laundry baskets, comforters, sheets, shower curtains, coffee mugs, plates, and silverware
  • 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.
  • Donations of Cars-Some youth transitioning to adulthood face challenges in getting to school and work due to a lack of transportation.
  • Stuffed Animals with Tags- new comfort items to be given to children when they attend court.
  • Corporate Partnerships-Businesses initiating a Corporate Social Responsibility program or looking to get more involved through a current program.
  • Handmade Birthday Cards– FFC sends out about 160 handmade birthday cards EVERY month! That’s a lot of cards for a lot of kids!
  • 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
  • General Operating 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, $80/month; laptop computers, $400; college textbooks, $300; rental deposits $500+.
  • “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:

  • Allison
  • Office Phone: 407.422.4615