Fundraising Events 2018-01-16T15:51:15+00:00


Third on Canvas

Auction Date: Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Painting Days: Sunday, February 11th through Monday, February 12th, 2018– Third Street South

Time: 5:00pm- 8:00pm

Location: 2900 Gordon Dr, Naples, FL 34102

Each February, carefully chosen artists paint the wonderful buildings, original cottages, fountains, plazas, and courtyards of the Third Street South area including the beaches, The Pier, Crayton Cove and The City Docks which surround it. Come watch the artists create and if you find paintings you can’t live without, come to the auction on February 15th to bid on your favorites. 

Auction proceeds benefit Friends of Foster Children Forever and PAWS Assistance Dogs.

Cost: $75 per person

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Give Where You Live

Date: Begins Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 12:00pm Ends Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 11:59am.

Location: Online,

Give Where You Live Collier is a Collier County-wide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy on noon February 21 until noon on February 22, 2018, for 38 selected nonprofit agencies in our community through online giving. Friends of Foster Children Forever is proud to be one of the 38 nonprofit agencies that focus on the areas of basic needs and education.

For the fourth consecutive year – the Community Foundation of Collier County and the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation are partnering to present Give Where You Live Collier. Donations are accepted through Donations will be amplified with $500,000 in matching funds from the Community Foundation of Collier County and the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation.


The 11th Annual Boogie Bash

Date: Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Time: 6:00pm

Location: Grey Oaks Country Club

Co-Chairs: Rio DeArmond & Edee DeLuca

There’s a new “Twist” for the Boogie Bash this year – ‘Boogie through the Decades.’  Guests are encouraged to come dressed from their favorite decade: the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. And, for those who love jeans, add your favorite Rock ‘n’ Roll T shirt and you’ll be right in style!

The Bash will begin with a cocktail reception followed by dinner, raffle, and live auction.

ABC-7 anchor Krista Fogelsong, and Chef Brian Roland, owner of Venue Naples, will be joining us again as Celebrity emcees!

Entertainment will be provided by Pzazz Productions and their high-energy dancers plus, guests will enjoy dancing to Society Hill presented by Foreman Productions.

Cost: $275 per person, $375 per patron

Sponsorship Opportunities available! Please contact Maria Bustamante at or (239) 262-1808 for more information.

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Sunshine 5K

Date: Saturday, April 21st, 2018

Time: 7:30am

Location: Vineyards Community Park

Friends of Foster Children Forever is excited to announce its 2nd Annual 5K Race! This event is designed to bring awareness to our community about the foster care system.

All proceeds from the race will benefit foster children in our community.

Registration Cost:
5K: $25 until March 15th — $30 03/16 thru 4/20 — $35 Race Day

1 Mile: $10 (Children 13 & under are free)

CASH PRIZES FOR TOP MALE & FEMALE IN THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES: Overall Winner, Master, Grand Master, Senior Grand Master.

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Thank You to our Program Partners

On an annual basis, our Program Partners review FFCF grant requests and consider ongoing funding to support specific programs.