February 2020
IT MEANS A LOT
Every day, the Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation changes the story for children in foster care by funding a variety of activities and items. We know what we do matters, but sometimes we don't realize just HOW much it matters until we receive letters from the kids... Read more
It doesn’t take a lot to change the story for kids in care. It can be as simple as paying for a theme park admission ticket. Make a  Foster Care Tax Credit Donation  to AFFCF. You have until April 15, 2020 to count your donation on your 2019 Arizona state taxes. You can get a dollar-for-dollar credit on your Arizona state taxes, up to $500 for individuals and up to $1,000 for couples.
KEYS TO SUCCESS: MARIAH
Meet Mariah, another youth participating in our Keys to Success program. She’s been in the program since September 2018. In her short life, Mariah has constantly been in transition, attending several different schools. She’s stared down unbelievably hard situations...
Your donation to the Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation makes programs like Keys to Success possible. Programs that give youth aging out of foster care a stable source of support and guidance. Please give today at  affcf.org/givenow  and change the story for young people just like Mariah. You can get a dollar-for-dollar credit on your Arizona state taxes, up to $500 for individuals and up to $1,000 for couples. And you can donate today and still apply it to the 2019 tax year!
SCHOLAR SPOTLIGHT: CHEYENNE
Growing up in the foster system, I always felt like I had to hide this part of me. I wondered how someone would react or if they would treat me differently if they knew this about me. Being embarrassed about my own identity because of others’ lack of knowledge and exposure to the term, I felt like I couldn’t be my true self...
Now's a great time to make your Foster Care Tax Credit Donation to AFFCF and give the gift of education to a youth aging out of foster care. You can get a dollar-for-dollar credit on your Arizona state taxes, up to $500 for individuals and up to $1,000 for couples. Plus, you can still claim your gift on your 2019 state taxes.
SUNDT FOUNDATION STEPS UP FOR KIDS IN CARE
Thank you to the Sundt Foundation  for their recent donation of $5,000 to the Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation.

We are grateful for their long-standing commitment to change the story for children in foster care. Together, we are changing lives!
HOW STORIES CHANGE
Ever wonder exactly how your foster care tax credit donation helps children in foster care? The chart below breaks down some of the most common awards AFFCF granted in January 2020.