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Why the BASH is important to us, & the kids!

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  • On 01/29/2018
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Jamari is a proud young man whose mother’s drug addiction and dysfunctional living circumstances caused him to miss years of school. He has moved more times than most people will in their lifetime, and he is only 15 years old. He recently entered foster care and sent his guardian a text message about needing help

School Supplies in Demand!

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  • On 01/22/2018
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No matter how hard students prepare for that big test or final paper, not having the right school supplies could hinder their success. Unlike kids living in adverse environments and financial need, children with the means to purchase new school supplies are already one step ahead.   BFF takes a stand to ensure students in

Get Ready to be INSPIRED!

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  • On 01/16/2018
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We are proud to share Jeff’s heart-warming video with you because it encompasses everything we work for and believe in. Our kids have been dealt a life of disadvantage and face so many obstacles and barriers, that success often seems impossible to them. No matter how difficult the situation, we teach them to never give up.

Happy Anniversary To Us!

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  • On 01/08/2018
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January marks our 8th anniversary, and our 9th year stands to be the biggest and best yet. What started as only an idea, two dedicated volunteers and one student, has since grown into a tremendous resource for academics and foster care. Today, our staff of thirteen serves over 150 children from kindergarten through college, and

GIRL POWER!

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  • On 12/11/2017
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BFF is an all women organization, not by choice, it just happened to work out that way. We joke about it sometimes, but we are always supportive of each other and strive to be strong examples for the girls we work with. We want them to know that equality should be a part of their

How we do Halloween at BFF!

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  • On 10/30/2017
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Holidays are special times at BFF and Halloween is no exception. We always try to ensure that our foster kids have every opportunity to experience the same life experiences, what we call “normalcy” in the child welfare world, as other children. We also love giving candy, treats and crafts to our kids, and will take

Leveling the Playing Field

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  • On 10/16/2017
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As parents, we enjoy watching our children grow, change, learn, and develop into their own. We make sure they get the essentials such as education, nutrition and love, and try to give them anything above and beyond that help would give them a head start. Children with a head start are lucky, one might even

Footnotes: A letter to those who want to make a difference.

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  • On 10/02/2017
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FOOTNOTES: GUEST BLOG A letter to those who want to make a difference: A little background about myself: My name is Erin and I am a senior in college. This summer I had the privilege of interning with BFF. My main responsibility was to create a yearly blog schedule, which included brainstorming content for blog