January 2020
MORE THAN A FUN ACTIVITY
Sure extracurricular activities provide fun and entertainment for kids. While fun, they also do so much more for a child in foster care. Like Elijah...Elijah is a two and half year-old boy with a lot of big needs. He is deaf, has a compromised immune system and very low muscle tone. Read more...
Help more kids in care just like Elijah. It's not too late to make a Foster Care Tax Credit Donation to AFFCF and apply it to 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: MARIA
Maria is a soft spoken young lady but, don't let her quiet demeanor mislead you. Maria is determined to be successful. She has set goals for herself and knows exactly what she wants for her future! However, growing up in foster care, Maria didn’t have the support and...
Now's a great time to make your Foster Care Tax Credit Donation to AFFCF and change the story for youth aging 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. And you can donate today and still apply it to the 2019 tax year!
SCHOLAR SPOTLIGHT: RICO
As a foster youth with no stable place, I have found purpose, meaning and fulfillment through education. It is because of this that I wish to inspire the very same thing in students. Education is the means to these pursuits.
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.
THANK A THUNDERBIRD
If you happen to be at the Phoenix Open sometime this week, be sure to thank the Thunderbirds (the Phoenix Open volunteers in the blue tunics!), who donated $25,000 in 2019 to the Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation.

Together, we are changing the story for kids in foster care by providing funds for sports as well as educational and social activities. Thank you!
THE FUN WE FUNDED
How does your foster care tax credit donation help children in foster care? In 2019, we made a total of 8,121 awards for 4,150 unique children, totaling more than $1.5 million. The chart below breaks down some of the most common awards AFFCF granted in 2019.