IN THE SPOTLIGHT

EASTER BASKETS FOR KIDS IN CARE

Help us put smiles on the faces of local kids this Easter! Simply drop off an empty Easter basket to Felsing, LLC, a CPA firm located at 1419 Gene Street, Winter Park, by April 15. They are partnering with us to provide the baskets to foster families.  Their team will fill the donated baskets with […]

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AWARD-WINNING ATTITUDE

Congratulations to Ashley!  She is the recipient of this year’s Covelli Award for her excellence in education and her determination to be successful despite the overwhelming odds of being placed in foster care when she was in elementary school. Faced with the challenges associated with child abuse, neglect, and separation from her family, Ashley is […]

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VIP Experience at Hamilton!

Wanted:  95 tickets to the sold-out hit show “Hamilton.”  Impossible, right?  Actually, more like “No Problem” thanks to community outreach coordinated by the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and a generous gift from American Momentum Bank.  The tickets were provided to local group home youth to attend the musical on Sunday, February 3. […]

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Rebuilding Their Family Unit

How do you rebuild your family after the trauma of being separated from 11 siblings and placement in foster care? For Leandra and four of her sisters, now young adults, it means choosing to live near each other so they can lean on each other and have the support they need to stay on track. […]

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Holiday Bridge Tournament Deals a Winning Hand

It’s no trick.  The 2018 Holiday Bridge Tournament was a winner! More than 90 card players partnered on November 28th to raise $25,000 to benefit our programs. Players dressed in festive attire for the tournament at Interlachen Country Club, where they enjoyed the beautiful holiday decor and a delicious lunch. Sincere appreciation to our Presenting Sponsor Panera […]

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Holiday Shopping Event

This holiday will be extra special for four foster families thanks to the generosity of the Phillips and Regilio families. Invitations were sent to the families – with 23 children between them – to meet at Walmart where they were surprised with a full-fledged holiday shopping spree and visits from Santa! This is the second year for […]

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Take a Bow! 2018 Partners in Philanthropy Honorees

Congratulations to several of FFC’s generous partners who were among those recognized at the Orlando Business Journal’s 2018 Partners in Philanthropy event on November 16th: Covelli Family LP Orlando Magic Youth Foundation Talk of the Town Restaurant Group  Wells Fargo The awards recognize companies and individuals who have shown outstanding personal and professional dedication in […]

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Chez Couture was Tres Magnifique!

Our 2018 Chez Couture event was a huge success and raised more than $130,000! The reception and fashion show were held at the fabulous home of our very generous donors – Kristen and Greg Knight – and our models rocked the runway in on-trend fashions from Bloomingdale’s Orlando, The Mall at Millenia. Everyone enjoyed the home’s […]

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