Tag: Graduation

ChildNet Graduation Party

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  • On 07/01/2020
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Best Foot Forward was so proud to be a sponsor of the ChildNet Zoom graduation ceremony on June 30th! Graduation is a very big deal for kids in foster care, and together with our partners: Vita Nova, Friends of Foster Children, ChildNet, Speak up for Kids, Children’s Home Society, and Julian’s Kids, we make great

CBS12 Forever Family Segment May 2020

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  • On 05/28/2020
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Forever Family did a wonderful segment on our Graduation Caravan Celebration. We appreciate their sharing the story of our kids! WATCH HERE!  

Congrats Graduates!

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  • On 05/28/2020
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The Coronavirus made it impossible for most seniors to have a traditional high school graduation, but nothing could keep us from celebrating this milestone with our kids. Since they were unable to have a traditional graduation ceremony, we wanted to bring the celebration to them. It was a wonderful day having the graduation caravan, complete

Graduation Photo Shoot

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  • On 04/27/2020
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Operation Graduation Photo Shoot was a huge success! THANK YOU Gina Fontana for donating your time and expertise, photographing our seniors to commemorate their graduation. THANK YOU to Herff Jones for donating the caps and gowns to make sure our seniors could experience an important part of graduation. THANK YOU to our BFF team for organizing

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

PBSC Provost Receives BFF Award

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  • On 10/24/2019
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It was our privilege to honor Dr. Bernadette Russell from Palm Beach State College for her ongoing commitment to our partnership and our students. READ the article here!

Ready to go Back to School

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  • On 08/28/2019
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The best part of back to school time is by far our back to school parties! Our high school and college students enjoyed a “flip-flop” themed party, where we brought the beach indoors for the day! We began with a motivational welcome from Van Williams, Dean of Student Services at Palm Beach State College. Then,

CONGRATS GRADUATES!

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  • On 06/06/2019
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What a great graduation party at ChildNet, it was so much fun as we celebrated the amazing accomplishment of our students. Jim Sackett was our emcee and sponsors Speak Up for Kids Palm Beach County, Jullian’s Kids, Inc, Clara’s Secret Shepherds Foundation, Costco and Publix made the event truly wonderful! AT&T, The School District of Palm Beach County HomeSafe Vita Nova Inc. DCF Florida Department of Children and Families Southern

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

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.