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AVID Certification

We are proud of our program team members for becoming AVID certified! AVID, which stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a learning-readiness program designed to help students develop the skills they need to be successful in school, with the ultimate goal of graduating college. The program places special emphasis on growing writing, critical thinking,
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2021 Graduates!

Oceans 234 restaurant in Deerfield Beach treated our graduates to a delicious 4-course meal in celebration of their momentous accomplishments. What a treat it was, starting with appetizers like calamari and chicken wings and a delicious salad followed by a choice of main courses, finished off with cake for dessert. Each graduate had the opportunity
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First Day at BFF

We are thrilled to introduce our two newest Best Foot Forward team members, Alexis Forbes and Kristina Keel. Alexis joins the team in a brand new position, our College Case Manager, created to assist our students with the non-academic piece of their very complicated lives, allowing them to better focus on school. Kristina joins us
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Steve Weagle Bike

We are so grateful to our longtime supporter Mark Minkin for donating the Steve Weagle bike to our agency, once again! He bids on the bike and supports the Red Cross, and then donates the bike to BFF so we can raise money with the bike! It is a win/win and we truly appreciate the
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Triathlon for BFF

We are so thankful for the support of Tony and Tara Ruberg, as well as their friends and family, for their generous donation to BFF. They are new to the area and decided to get involved right away. Tony said “After turning 40 last year I decided I wanted to complete my first triathlon and
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Volunteer Appreciation 2021

We are so grateful to all our BFF volunteers! They are incredibly important to us as they are always there when we need them. They provide both time and support in a wide variety of ways. From tutoring, to baking, to wrapping gifts, to making candy bags, to preparing care and food packages…and so much
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Spring 2021 Newsletter

Touching moments! Special deliveries! Amazing events! Our latest newsletter shares all about our Easter home deliveries, our successful BASH fundraising event, Best FootBALL Forward, and more! Read the newsletter here!      
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VoyageMIA April 2021

We are so proud to have our co-founder Donna Biase spotlighted on VoyageMIA, Hidden Gems.  At VoyageMIA, they strive to tell the stories of everyday heroes and to bring as much exposure as possible to hard-working people who are doing something unique and impactful with their lives. Click here to read the article!    
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Easter Deliveries

We spotted the Easter Bunny heading to our kids with a special delivery! 🐰Thanks to our incredible volunteers for creating the most adorable Easter baskets, and our coaches for delivering them all over the county! Since the pandemic began, we have looked for ways to see our students in-person, while making sure they had every
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