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Only two weeks to go before school’s out for summer! Our kids have taken giant steps forward this school year and we couldn’t be more proud. However, they’re not the only ones who have learned a thing or two along the way. Throughout the year, each of our kids is paired with a BFF Coach to
Teachers, who love teaching, teach children to love learning! ~Robert John Meehan We all remember our favorite teachers, teachers who helped shape our lives and whose memory immediately transport us back to the classroom. Teachers make a lasting impact that remains beyond our school days. Teachers are important to all children, but to children in
There are only so many hours in a day, but what if twenty-four hours were all it took to make a difference? Well, the team at BFF is officially setting their timer. A twenty-four-hour timer to be exact! Starting at midnight tonight, you can be a part of a special event called the GREAT GIVE.
This past Saturday, the Boca Raton Museum Art School welcomed our students for an inspirational day of creativity. Lynn Stender lead the group, joined by volunteers Laura McCutcheon and Deanna Wheeler, along with BFFs Caren Sollod, Mandy Bennett, Amy Wilkinson and Karen Spagnardi with co-founder Donna Biase, BFF students came together for our special art
While some kids hunt for the Easter Bunny and its carefully misplaced eggs, children in foster care may be searching for something else, and while the holidays this weekend should be anything but emotionally stressful, for our kids it can be just that. For many, the holidays are a time to gather with family. A
March for Our Lives took place this weekend, bringing people from around the world together in a loud call to end gun violence. We are so proud of our college student, Tina, who felt that she could be a part of the solution. Standing up for what you believe in is something we hope all
Thank you for coming to the 2018 BFF Bash! As our biggest turnout to date, this year’s bash was one we’ll always remember. We listened to inspiring speeches and put our best foot forward on the dance floor –– but, most importantly, we raised more for our students than we ever expected. All thanks to
On Valentine’s Day, the lives of seventeen students and adults at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were cut short. One senseless, unfathomable act of violence tore through a community in our very own backyard, putting a campus of over 3,000 students at risk. So much has already been said in this short time, from politically-charged
We open our hearts  and minds to our students every day of the year, and Valentine’s Day is no exception. Classrooms across the country celebrate the day devoted to sweet sentiments and Sweethearts candies. On February 14th, most students will excitedly pack their backpacks with “Would You Be Mine?” greeting cards and heart-shaped chocolates to share