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Best Foot Forward Day

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  • On 05/16/2019
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How exciting! April 27th is now officially Best Foot Forward day in Palm Beach County . We are so proud to be a part of a truly remarkable community; we appreciate the support very much, on behalf of all of our kids! Thank you Commissioner Robert Weinroth for your ongoing support for the children in Palm Beach County.

BFF BASH

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  • On 04/30/2019
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The BASH was a spectacular event benefiting the BFF programs. This year’s theme, Dare to Dream, was chosen to reflect the mission BFF has of providing children in foster care with the opportunity to DREAM, like all other children do. Please read about the event here!

Write it in Your Agenda!

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  • On 03/13/2019
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From calendar apps to the old-fashioned pen and paper method, there are many ways to remain organized. But, how do we incorporate organization within a school environment? We believe agendas are key to better organization, improved time management, and decreased procrastination. So much so that we’ve developed a comprehensive program to introduce this tool to

Learning to be Safe in School

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  • On 02/13/2019
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Teachers have so much more to think about nowadays than just teaching math, reading and science. The safety of their students, and themselves, is foremost on everyone’s minds. One year ago, there was a heartbreaking and shocking shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that put a spotlight on the need for active shooter training,

The Gift of Giving

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  • On 01/05/2019
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We have all heard the quote “It is better to give than to receive”, but children in foster care rarely have the opportunity to experience giving, and all the benefits that come along with it. There is a lot of research focused on the physical and mental benefits of giving and volunteering. Researchers consistently find

Francis Graduates!

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  • On 12/14/2018
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Amazing! One of our first students, Francis, graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Francis has been in our program since he was in high school, living at the Haven. He has seen BFF grow into an organization that now helps 200 students each year, and we have watched him grow into

BFF Thanksgiving 2018

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  • On 11/26/2018
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Thanksgiving is a holiday we spend with friends and family, enjoying turkey with all the fixings, eating too much, and feeling grateful for all there is to be thankful for. At Best Foot Forward, we have a lot of reasons to be thankful this holiday season: our students, partners, donors, supporters, volunteers, staff… We kicked

Great Nonprofit 2018

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  • On 11/13/2018
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We are thrilled to be named a 2018 Top-Rated nonprofit by Great Nonprofits.

AT&T Grant

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  • On 10/12/2018
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AT&T has selected 10 programs throughout the country that they have deemed worthy of funding, and Best Foot Forward’s Grounded for Life’s program was one of them. Through a collaborative grant of $850,000 with ChildNet, the County Lead Agency for foster children, we will serve more children in the next two years than ever before.