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Children’s Foundation of America
17th of August 2021
birthday in a bag
CFA’s Birthday in a Bag Campaign Makes a Difference

For children growing up in foster care, birthdays can be a sorrowful reminder of the family they are not celebrating with. Often times, these children travel from home to …

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13th of August 2021
back to school
CFA Provides Over 300 Children with New School Supplies

Going back to school will undoubtedly be unusual after more than a year of distanced learning and isolation. A school campus is often seen as a safe haven for …

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12th of August 2021
CFA Scholarships
CFA’s Scholarships Help Save Foster Youth from Homelessness 

When a foster youth ages out or emancipates from foster care, they are in their late teen years or early twenties without the support of a permanent family. This …

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10th of August 2021
We’re on POINT!

The Children’s Foundation of America is now on POINT, a fantastic volunteer mobile app geared towards individuals who are looking for volunteer opportunities in their community. This app is …

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29th of June 2021
Support Foster Youth Going Back-to-School!

The Children’s Foundation of America’s (CFA) annual Back-to-School drive for foster youth is back! With the 2021-2022 school year around the corner and schools going back to in-person learning, …

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17th of June 2021
Foster Youth Need Services
Help Provide Uninterrupted Services to Children in Foster Care

Everyone has been affected by the terrible COVID-19 pandemic—from the loss of a loved one, to the loss of a business or job, as well as many struggling with …

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10th of May 2021
Citrus Elementary School
CFA Supports 40 Families Displaced by Fire

A fire suddenly engulfed an Upland, CA apartment building on May 4, 2021 displacing several families whose children attend Citrus Elementary School. Because of their close proximity, the school …

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1st of May 2021
foster care month
Why Supporting Children in Foster Care is Important!

In 2019, the Children’s Bureau reported 423,997 children in foster care and 672,594 children served by the foster care system. Children who are in foster care are reported to have poorer …

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14th of April 2021
Child Abuse Prevention
Long-Term Effects of Abuse on Children

Every ten seconds a report is made on child abuse. To build awareness of this issue, Child Abuse Prevention Month was created in April of 1979 by Child Help founders Sara O’Meara and Yvonne Fedderson and joined by …

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1st of April 2021
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Dear Friends,
This time last year, I asked for your help with the many unexpected challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our main priority was the safe care of the …

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