Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation
Overview7200 W. Bell Rd. Suite H-102 Glendale, Arizona, , United States 85308
Since 1983 we have been promoting the self-esteem and enriching the lives of Arizona’s children in foster care by funding activities, education and other needs that provide them with quality experiences.
phone: view phone(602) 252-9445
fax: view fax(623) 487-3392
e-mail: send an e-mail
FOSTER CARE FACTS:
*Children enter the foster care program as a result of physical, sexual abuse and/or neglect.
*Arizona has approximately 10,000 children in foster care.
*On average, children stay in the system for three years.
*Children have on average of three different placements.
*Frequent moves in and out of the homes of strangers can be profoundly unsettling for children.
*Many have been separated not only from their parents, but from their siblings.
*Thirty percent of the homeless in America and some 25 percent of those in prison were once in foster care.
*Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation is the only statewide non-profit that provides grants that help to enrich lives and build self-esteem of foster child.
*Awarded over 16,000 grants to foster children
*Funded over $3,000,000 in grants since 1983
*Over twenty-six year history of helping foster children throughout Arizona
*Local Board of Directors with virtually all funds staying in Arizona
*Receives no government funding, relying exclusively on public donations
*AFFCF services are not replicated by any other agency or organization
WHAT WE GENERALLY FUND:
*Lessons (karate, dance, etc)
*Theme Park Admissions
*… and much more
You do not need to be a foster parent to help a foster child!
*Volunteer your time
*Make a donation
*Participate in our events
*Include us in your will or estate plan
*Designate your payroll deduction to the AFFCF
*Use our Shop-N-Donate program. We have over 20 businesses that will financially support the AFFCF when you use a special link to make purchases.