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A Blog about Foster Care

Tax Credit Incentive Encourages Giving to AFFCF

The State of Arizona supports foster parents with costs such as daycare, health and dental care, and need-based post-secondary education scholarships. Additionally, foster parents receive a small stipend to help cover the costs of child care. These funds ideally cover...

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Who Can Be a Foster Parent in Arizona?

If you would love to become a foster parent in Arizona, take the first step and learn about the requirements. If you meet the requirements, you will then undergo a process to ascertain you are capable of providing a safe and supportive environment. Arizona Foster...

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Spend Your AZ Taxes on Children in Foster Care

The landscape for children in foster care in Arizona changed when the state legislature created the Foster Care Qualifying Tax Credit, which allows donors to re-direct their tax dollars to improve the lives of children in foster care. By donating to the Arizona...

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Ice Cream for Breakfast

This morning our almost four year old foster daughter “A” asked if she could have a dessert when she finished her breakfast. “Of course,” I replied. A few minutes later when she walked up with the ice cream sandwich she had selected for her breakfast dessert, I choked...

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