Best Foot Forward's academic intervention programs for children in foster care are producing incredible results. Our students passed 96% of their classes last semester with an average GPA of 2.76. 

More than 110 students, ranging from kindergarten through college, are currently participating in our programs. 
 
We are seeing such amazing success because of our one-on-one, comprehensive, innovative and realistic strategies! 
 
Thank you for supporting BFF and allowing us to continue our mission to help our most vulnerable population.

STRIVE to DRIVE!
Jeff got a car! Offlease Only has been an amazing partner of ours and has given away 7 cars to deserving students in our Strive to Drive program. Today, Jeff was the "lucky" recipient, chosen because of his perseverance, positive attitude and hard work ethic. He is truly an inspiration to anyone going through difficult times and we are so very proud of him! THANK YOU to our partners at Offlease Only. You are changing lives and making our community a better place! 

CLICK HERE  for the video and more pictures!
 

WHAT'S HAPPENING...
Help Us Win $10,000!
                                     
In honor of March Madness, Brackets For Good, a non-profit based out of Indiana, is hosting an online, bracket-style fundraising tournament to provide an opportunity to other non-profits to raise money and awareness. We are lucky enough to have been selected to participate.

We made it through round 1, and we are currently in round 2.
Here is how it works:
  • Each round is single elimination. 
  • Every dollar donated to BFF equals 1 point.  
  • At the end of each round, if we have the most points, we advance to the next round.
  • If we are the very last team standing, we win a $10,000 bonus from a generous corporate sponsor
Click here to check our standing, and if you see we are falling behind, please donate and help us gain points, and win! 

Click here to watch the Brackets for Good video.
                                     
To many of our students, the honor roll is something they have heard about but is not something they have ever personally experienced. 

Imagine this young lady's pride when her coach shares her grades with her and she realizes that she finally made it! 

She made her first 'on a roll'!

VALENTINE'S DAY!

Valentine's Day was extra special for our students this year because of some wonderful people in our community. Volunteers helped us prepare candy bags for everyone, one of our supporters put together boxes of goodies for our students and Jupiter based Project Night Night, established and run by Jessica and Jake Martin, assembled and donated bags filled with special presents for the kids. With everyone's support, it was the best Valentine's yet! Click here for pictures!
THANK YOU NOTES

It is very important to us that our students appreciate the things they receive and learn the important life lesson of writing a thank you card. Click Here to read some of the thank you messages that our kids wrote.

COMING UP...
The Blooming BASH is our biggest and most exciting event of the year. We take a silent and live auction, mix it with amazing food and drinks, put it in a beautiful venue, and invite the most amazing community members to join us. 

Liz Quirantes of CBS12 News will be our emcee once again and it is sure to be an event you do not want to miss. 
 
Saturday, April 22, 2017 7:00PM at the Polo Club

For details or sponsorship opportunities, 
please contact Donna at dbiase@bestfoot.org.

VOLUNTEER!
We need help with a few upcoming projects  such as:
*Summer Book Club Search
*Scholarship Identification
*Summer Learning Series
If you are interested in learning more about any of these projects or volunteering for BFF,
please contact Debbie at dellman@bestfoot.org.

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