their stories

A blog that highlights life in foster care for children and families and offers insights and bits of wisdom learned along the way 

AFFCF Scholarship Program Kicks Off New Semester

AFFCF Scholarship Program Kicks Off New Semester

To celebrate the start of the semester, AFFCF invited our scholars to a fine dining experience. The events provided a time for scholars to meet members of the AFFCF Board of Directors and the AFFCF Scholarship Committee, connect with fellow AFFCF Scholars, enjoy a...

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Keys to Success: Jamie

Keys to Success: Jamie

Jamie is an amazing 19-year-old young lady in Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation's Keys to Success program. When she first enrolled in Keys to Success, severe anxiety kept her from fully engaging in meetings with her Keys team. Together, we decided it was...

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AFFCF Adds 27 New Scholars to Program

AFFCF Adds 27 New Scholars to Program

As a new academic year gets underway for college students, Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation has added 27 new students to the AFFCF Scholarship program. These 27 young men and women begin their higher education journeys in the Fall 2022 semester....

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Keys to Success: Brandy

Keys to Success: Brandy

When Brandy first enrolled in Keys to Success program last year, she was 16 years old and a junior in high school. She was already ahead of the curve, holding a 4.0 GPA and being a star athlete on her high school golf team. This bright young woman possessed a drive to...

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Keys to Success: Julian

Keys to Success: Julian

Julian joined our Keys to Success Program in March 2022. At this point he had just completed his GED and was already on the right path, he just needed some guidance. Finding His Path Julian wanted a career in pipe welding, so he worked with his Keys team on career...

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AFFCF Scholars: Spring 2022 Highlights

AFFCF Scholars: Spring 2022 Highlights

It seems like yesterday that the Spring 2022 semester started. So many wonderful things have happened for our AFFCF Scholars and we'd like to take time to highlight some special moments that took place over the semester. Cheering Success AFFCF continuously cheers on...

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Meet Our New Executive Director

Meet Our New Executive Director

We are excited to introduce our new executive director, Luis De La Cruz, who steps into the role as long-time director Kris Jacober retires. Luis joins Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation as an alumnus of Arizona’s foster care system and a former AFFCF...

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Congratulations Class of 2022!

Congratulations Class of 2022!

Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation supports youth in our Keys to Success and scholarship programs as they pursue their education and career goals. This year we had more than 90 students graduate from high schools, community colleges, and universities....

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Keys to Success: Emily

Keys to Success: Emily

When Emily joined the Keys to Success program, she already had a dream for her future. She was taking dual enrollment classes and was planning to attend Northern Arizona University with a major in criminal justice. She just needed some guidance on how to achieve her...

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The stories from our blog are made possible because our community cares. The Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, which means we are funded solely by individuals, corporate partners and foundations. Because we are a Qualifying Foster Care Organization, your donation may qualify for a dollar-for-dollar credit on your Arizona state taxes, up to $500 for individuals and $1,000 for couples.

Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation

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Address: 360 E Coronado Rd Suite 190, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Phone: 602.252.9445

Email: grants@affcf.org

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