Author: FriendsWPAdmin

Sarah’s Story
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Sarah’s Story

Sarah and her older sister were placed with Friends of Children and Families when their parents could no longer care for them due to a drug addiction. Sarah was 12 at the time and her sister was 13. During her time with Friends, Sarah, said she learned independence, money management, and how to take care...

Dee’s Story
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Dee’s Story

Dee and her family moved to Florida from Haiti when she was a young child. She and her twin sister lived with their father and stepmother in the following years. They moved around a lot and occasionally had to live with their aunt and uncle. During these years the girls were physically and sexually abused....

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01/11/16 Jeremiah Project

We all know why art and using the left side of the brain is so important. It promotes creativity, stimulates your imagination and look at what can be produced, these beautiful jewels. Thank you to the wonderful staff at Jeremiah Project, Winter Park.  

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01/11/16 National Mentoring Month

January is ‪#‎NationalMentoringMonth‬. In honor of all the great mentors who have helped our society, this month, I will showcase our great mentors here at ‪#‎FriendsofChildrenandFamilies‬. Meet Mary (not her real name). Mary had a very good mentor who was very good at listening to her. Mary had an attitude of making the best of...

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01/04/16 Light Up UCF

Another year of great evenings with ‪#‎LightUpUCF‬. Thank you to the donors who provided tickets to our youth for the Christmas Holidays and Thank you Stan and UCF for allowing our children to enjoy ice skating in Florida! You all are wonderful!!!!

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01/04/16 Gift Cards

Happy “Welcome back to Work, Monday!”. Did you receive gift cards that you know you will not use? Give them to us at “Friends of Children and Families”. We can use gift cards for activities, birthdays, incentives for good behavior for our children and many other reasons. Please send the cards to 11875 High Tech...

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