PRESS RELEASES

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Friends of Foster Children Forever announces Chairs for 2017 Boots & Boogie Bash

(January 3, 2017 – Naples, FL) Friends of Foster Children Forever (FFCF) is proud to announce Rob Wilson and Rio DeArmond as this year’s Chairs for the 10th Anniversary Boots & Boogie Bash… read more

Local Foster children experienced the “Gift of Giving” at annual holiday shopping event!

(December 14, 2016 – Naples, FL) Over 150 local foster children shopped for Christmas gifts for those they love at the Naples Walmart Supercenter on Immokalee Road on December 10, 2016… read more

Friends of Foster Children Forever honors those making a difference in the lives of children

(December 10, 2016 – Naples, FL) The Friends of Foster Children Forever (FFCF) held their 3rd annual Circle of Friends luncheon on Monday, December 5, 2016 at Bay Colony Golf Club to honor the extraordinary contributions and work of Pat Barton and the Citizen’s Foster Care Review Board (CFCRB)… read more

The 7th Annual Sip & Samples draws largest crowd ever

(November 21, 2016 – Naples, FL) The Friends of Foster Children Forever (FFCF) 7th annual Sip & Sample event was a huge success this year bringing in over 300 attendees… read more

Foster Children Forever Welcomes Three New Board Members

(September 15, 2016 – Naples, FL) Friends of Foster Children Forever (FFCF) Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Rosemary Hammar, Craig Harrington, and Mary Pisarczyk have joined the FFCF Board as of September 2016… read more

 

Save the Date – 7th Annual Sip & Sample

(September 13, 2016 – Naples, FL) The Friends of Foster Children Forever (FFCF) invtires the public to the 7th annual Sip & Sample wine and appetizer event to be held on Thursday, November 17th at The Village Shops on Venetian Bay… read more

 

Friends of Foster Children Forever partners with First Florida Integrity Bank to ensure school supplies year-round

(September 13, 2016– Naples, FL) First Florida Integrity Bank (FFIB) in collaboration with Friends of Foster Children Forever (FFCF) has just completed its drive to support foster children wuith new school supplies year-round… read more

 

3rd Annual Friends of Foster Children Forever Back to School Bonanza was a hit for all who attended

(August 4, 2016 – Naples, FL) The Friends of Foster Children Forever (FFCF) held their 3rd Annual Back to School
Bonanza for Collier County foster children and their families on Saturday, July 30, 2016… read more

 

Friends of Foster Children Forever is partnering with Dunkin’ Donuts of Naples For a Back-To-School Supply Drive

(July 18, 2016 – Naples, FL) Friends of Foster Children Forever (FFCF) is partnering with Dunkin’ Donuts in Naples to collect school supplies for local foster children now through July 29… read more

 

Friends of Foster Children Forever receives $25,000 Grant from The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation

(July 12, 2016 – Naples, FL) Friends of Foster Children Forever (FFCF) recently received a $25,000 grant from The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation… read more

 

Friends of Foster Children Forever Announces Brian Sawyer as New Board Member

(June 7, 2016 – Naples, FL) Friends of Foster Children Forever’s (FFCF) Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Brian Sawyer has joined the board as of April 2016… read more

 

Boots & Boogie Bash was a Success for Friends of Foster Children

(April 6, 2016 – Naples, FL) The ninth annual Friends of Foster Children Forever (FFCF) Boots & Boogie Bash fundraiser was held on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Grey Oaks Country Club with over 220 in attendance… read more

 

Inaugural Fostering Change Luncheon has great turnout

(February 8, 2016 – Naples, FL) – Over 100 women were involved in the success of the inaugural Fostering Change Luncheon held February 8, 2016 at the Kensington Country Club… read more

 

Local foster children experience the “Gift of Giving”

(December 14, 2015 – Naples, FL) It was a day to remember as nearly 130 foster children shopped for Christmas gifts at the Naples Walmart Supercenter on December 12, 2015… read more

 

FFCF announces Honorary Chairs for 2016 Boots & Boogie Bash

(November 23, 2015 – Naples, FL) Friends of Foster Children Forever (FFCF) is proud to announce Trisha and Eric Borges as this year’s Honorary Chairs for the 9th Annual Boots & Boogie Bash… read more

 

Friends of Foster Children Forever Hosts 2nd Annual Circle of Friends Luncheon

(November 5, 2015 – Naples, FL) The Friends of Foster Children Forever (FFCF) held their 2nd annual Circle of Friends luncheon on Thursday November 5, 2015 at Bay Colony Golf Club to honor the extraordinary contributions and work of the Honorable Franklin Baker and Robert Germain Jr… read more

 

2nd Annual Back to School Fair for Foster Children was awesome for all!

(August 7, 2015 – Naples, FL) – The Friends of Foster Children Forever (FFCF) held their 2nd Annual Back to School Fair for a select group of foster children in Collier County on Saturday, August 1st at the Golden Gate Community Center… read more

 

Friends of Foster Children Forever (FFCF) receives $50K check from Terra Cotta Golf Charities Inc.

(July 6, 2015 – Naples, FL) – Friends of Foster Children Forever (FFCF) is honored to announce they were presented with a $50,000 check by John P. Cardillo, President of Terra Cotta Golf Charities in June… read more

 

Friends of Foster Children has new name and new address

(June 30, 2015 – Naples, FL) – Friends of Foster Children of Southwest Florida is proud to announce they have a new name and a new address..read more

 

Friends of Foster Children of SWFL Receives over $7,000 from Whole Foods Market 5% Day in Naples

(May 15, 2015 – Naples, FL) The Friends of Foster Children of Southwest Florida (FFC) was selected to be the beneficiary of Whole Foods Market 5% Day on April 7… read more  

 

Friends of Foster Children Welcomes New Board Members

(April 28, 2015 – Naples, FL) – Friends of Foster Children of Southwest Florida (FFC) is proud to announce that Dr. Rebecca Lambert and Elaine Rubin Moorin have joined the FFC Board of Directors… read more

 

Boots & Boogie Bash benefits local foster children

(March 26, 2015 – Naples, FL) The 8th Annual Boots and Boogie Bash was held on March 21 at Grey Oaks Country Club… read more 

 

Local foster children experience the gift of giving at Christmas

(December 20, 2014 – Naples, FL) 128 foster children shopped for Christmas gifts at the Naples Walmart Supercenter on December 13 during the 14th annual Gift of Giving shopping spree. read more 

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.