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Great Charity Challenge

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  • On 02/03/2020
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What a surprise it was to win an $80,000 grant at the Great Charity Challenge presented by Fidelity Investments.  We were excited when Commissioner Melissa McKinlay pulled our name for a wild card spot, giving us a chance to win. and win we did! Thank you to all the riders and sponsors and congratulations to all the

Comfort Cases

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  • On 01/29/2020
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Leigh Anne Tuohy (mom from The Blind Side) gave an inspirational address today at Lynn University for their Citizen Project: Comfort Cases. She urged everyone in the audience to “be different” so we could each make a difference. Rob Scheer, founder of Comfort Cases was there, making sure that the foster children in Palm Beach County had

Dream Kits

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  • On 01/29/2020
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Office Depot honored Martin Luther King day by creating “Dream Kits”, bags filled to the brim to help lower-income children from the community get the supplies they need to finish the school year strong….an important step to helping them achieve their own dreams. We are very grateful to be one of the recipients of the

Poker Tournament 2020

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  • On 01/27/2020
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We didn’t win the tournament, but we had a great time at the Butch Smith Poker Classic, sponsored by Rooney’s Golf Foundation, Inc.  We appreciate everyone who came out to support BFF and All In For Firefighters, an organization raising money and awareness for firefighters with cancer in Palm Beach County. What a great event and

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!