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Holidays 2019

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  • On 01/12/2020
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This was our best holiday season ever! We celebrated with two parties this year, one for our younger students and one for the older students. Both parties were amazing with great food, crafts, decorations, entertainment, Santa, the Elf, and of course, lots of presents! Through our BF Elf program, our students had the opportunity to

Graduations!

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  • On 12/26/2019
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We are very proud of our newest college graduates for overcoming adversity, defying the odds and earning their degrees. Only 46% of foster children grow up to graduate high school, but only 3% graduate college. We continue to celebrate our students earning bachelor’s and even master’s degrees. It is amazing what someone can accomplish when

Co-Founder Honored

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  • On 12/10/2019
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Congratulations to co-founder Debbie Ellman for being honored at the Temple Beth El of Boca Raton‘s Annual Sisterhood Luncheon. Debbie was honored for making a positive impact on the community through Best Foot Forward. It was a beautiful lunch attended by so many wonderful women!

GreatNonprofit Award

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  • On 10/30/2019
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We are grateful to have received a 5 star review from GreatNonprofits. Our rating is based on our impact and effectiveness in our community and we strive to always make our students, volunteers and donors proud to be a part of our program!

PBSC Provost Receives BFF Award

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  • On 10/24/2019
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It was our privilege to honor Dr. Bernadette Russell from Palm Beach State College for her ongoing commitment to our partnership and our students. READ the article here!

Community Collaborators Award!

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  • On 10/02/2019
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BIG NEWS! We attended the Nonprofits First Hats Off Award ceremony and were so excited when our name was called for the 2019 Community Collaborators Award. We knew that our partnership with ChildNet and AT&T was innovative and important, but it means a lot to be recognized for the impact it has had on so many lives. We celebrate

BFF Scholarship Recipients!

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  • On 09/26/2019
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The Rotary Club of Boca Raton Sunrise Foundation awarded over $10,000 in scholarships for the first semester of the 2019-2020 year to seven deserving students attending Florida Atlantic University and two of them are BFF students! We were very proud to attend the presentation to support our amazing kids. Each year the Sunrise Foundation provides

Our Book Club

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  • On 07/17/2019
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As usual, we had an amazing summer with our book clubs, but this year there was a special twist! We always try to  select interesting books that carry some type of life lesson within the story. One group of students read The Magic Mala and the author, Bob Olson, wanted to be involved. Not only