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Jeff’s Big Surprise!

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  • On 10/29/2020
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We recently celebrated the graduation of one the hardest working students we know, Jeff! You may remember Jeff from a few years ago, when his perseverance led him to pass the ACT on his last and final try. It was such an amazing milestone for not only Jeff, but also for BFF. (Click here to
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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,