Author: Admin

Serve the City

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  • On 03/18/2019
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We were so honored to be a part of Serve the City, a one day event for members of Spanish River Church. Participants volunteer their time, treasure or talent to help organizations throughout the community. They brought our students much needed toiletries and snacks, so important as they want to attend school looking, and feeling, like

Write it in Your Agenda!

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  • On 03/13/2019
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From calendar apps to the old-fashioned pen and paper method, there are many ways to remain organized. But, how do we incorporate organization within a school environment? We believe agendas are key to better organization, improved time management, and decreased procrastination. So much so that we’ve developed a comprehensive program to introduce this tool to

Learning to be Safe in School

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  • On 02/13/2019
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Teachers have so much more to think about nowadays than just teaching math, reading and science. The safety of their students, and themselves, is foremost on everyone’s minds. One year ago, there was a heartbreaking and shocking shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that put a spotlight on the need for active shooter training,

Complimenting Children

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  • On 01/24/2019
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Doesn’t everyone love a compliment? All children respond to compliments, particularly those that are specific and behavior oriented. The children we work with would rarely hear compliments growing up, in fact, quite the opposite. So giving compliments is something we do all the time for all our students. We watch their reactions, we see the

Comfort Cases from Lynn University

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  • On 01/11/2019
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We are so grateful to Lynn University and Rob Scheer from Comfort Cases for choosing to donate Comfort Cases to all of our students. Rob believes children in foster care should never have to carry their belongings in a garbage bag, and that certain items can help them feel valued, and so, each duffel bag

The Gift of Giving

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  • On 01/05/2019
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We have all heard the quote “It is better to give than to receive”, but children in foster care rarely have the opportunity to experience giving, and all the benefits that come along with it. There is a lot of research focused on the physical and mental benefits of giving and volunteering. Researchers consistently find

Holidays at BFF

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  • On 12/26/2018
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With so many students in our program, preparing for the holidays becomes a big job. We start by collecting wish lists for the students, and then making sure we fill each and every one of them, with the help of many organizations and donors, such as The Giving Tree, Spirit of Giving, and others. Every

Francis Graduates!

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  • On 12/14/2018
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Amazing! One of our first students, Francis, graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Francis has been in our program since he was in high school, living at the Haven. He has seen BFF grow into an organization that now helps 200 students each year, and we have watched him grow into