Tag: fostercare

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.

The BFF BASH

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  • On 05/07/2019
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Every year, the BFF BASH is a sell-out success story. This year was no different, with 500 in attendance in support of our programs. 30 students attended this year, our most ever, and they felt like the guests of honor that they were. Adrianna spoke on behalf of all the students and there wasnt a

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

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