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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....

Announcing a CARF Three-Year Accreditation
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Announcing a CARF Three-Year Accreditation

Good Morning: We are pleased to report to you that Friends of Children and Families, Inc. has been accredited for a period of three years for its Assessment and Referral, Group Home Care and Governances Standards program(s). This is the first accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has given to Friends of Children and Families, Inc. By...

Foster Friends of Oviedo
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Foster Friends of Oviedo

  On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, the Foster Friends of Oviedo held a fundraiser to benefit foster children in five local group homes in our communities. The event was graciously hosted at Cafe Panuzzo in Oviedo, who generously provided restaurant space, meatballs and salads to the attendees. Bob Parker, a former BBQ reality show contestant, smoked a...

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#MANicureMovement

  The MANicure Movement (SM), a grassroots effort to increase awareness of child abuse as a national health crisis. Individuals, companies and community organizations all play an important part in helping to polish off child abuse. By raising even one finger to help, you will make a difference in the lives of abused children. #MANicureMovement.

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Celebration Concert

  Please join St. Mary’s Missionary Baptist Church for their Celebration Concert on Saturday, December 17th, starting at 6 pm. Proceeds from the concert will benefit Friends of Children and Families. Thank you St. Mary’s for your kindness and generosity!

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