Tag: fostercare

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

Book Club 2018!

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  • On 07/25/2018
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School may be out during summer, but our students are still eager to learn. To keep them involved we created a very special program –– our summer book club! Over the years, we’ve come together with our students to read, engage, learn, and have an absolute blast. Some of our favorite selections from past book

BFF Coaches for the Win!

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  • On 05/21/2018
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Only two weeks to go before school’s out for summer! Our kids have taken giant steps forward this school year and we couldn’t be more proud. However, they’re not the only ones who have learned a thing or two along the way. Throughout the year, each of our kids is paired with a BFF Coach to

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

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

Holidays and Foster Care

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  • On 12/04/2017
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Holiday time is a busy time at BFF with events, and also with our kids. We have a few students who are going to be adopted this month, which is simply incredible! We have others that will spend another holiday in foster care, and while they may not be with their families, they are an

How Foster Kids Can Succeed in College!

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  • On 08/28/2017
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3%. It’s a good number if you are looking at the risk of thunderstorms, not so good if you are looking at the college graduation rate for kids who grew up in foster care. In our short number of years doing the work we do, we have come to learn exactly why that 3% exists,

Get Ready for the Battle

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  • On 08/21/2017
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We really don’t do many events throughout the year, but the Battle of the Bartenders is a great one! It’s part of the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce Festival Days, which is a creative program they organize to bring business to a for-profit company in the heat of summer, while raising money and exposure