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 

The Story Behind FFHFN Clothing

The Story Behind FFHFN Clothing

AFFCF is pleased to partner with Fly Forever High For Now Clothing, a company that is supporting children in foster care with a one-of-a-kind T-shirt. Designed specifically to benefit kids in foster care, FFHFN’s Enlightenment T-shirt is available for just a $27...

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Scholar Spotlight: Silvia

Scholar Spotlight: Silvia

My name is Silvia Jordan and I am a senior at Arizona State University studying art and painting. I will graduate in December 2020, which is undeniably exciting. It feels like all the hard work from these past four years is finally coming to fruition. Content by...

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Keys to Success: Liam

Keys to Success: Liam

Meet Liam. Earlier this year he began working at a fast food restaurant. Things were going well until COVID-19 hit. In March, his employer started reducing his hours little by little until finally they had no choice but to let him go altogether in July. Enter Keys to...

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Supporting the Education of Students in Foster Care

Supporting the Education of Students in Foster Care

The day that children and teens come into foster care, their education takes a back seat to their survival as they are removed from familiar homes, neighborhoods, and schools. These difficult situations place children and teens in foster care at an increased risk for...

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Keys to Success: Hailie

Keys to Success: Hailie

Meet Hailie, a youth participating in our Keys to Success (KTS) program. When Hailie joined KTS last September, she was already an honors student in her senior year of high school. She had already applied for admission to the University of Arizona, hoping to study in...

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Scholar Spotlight: Alex

Scholar Spotlight: Alex

AFFCF is currently funding 63 college students who aged out of foster care and are attending universities and community colleges statewide.  Today, we are pleased to introduce you to Alex, a psychology major, at the University of Arizona, who describes what having an...

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KTS: Emily

KTS: Emily

As a participant in our Keys to Success (KTS) program, Emily is one of many youths that your foster care tax credit donations helps. Emily has overcome a lot of hardships in her short life. She was removed from her biological mother due to neglect and currently lives...

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Scholar Spotlight: Denise

Scholar Spotlight: Denise

AFFCF is currently funding 73 college students who aged out of foster care and are attending universities and community colleges statewide.  Today, we are pleased to introduce you to Denise, who has some very specific goals for her future. Throughout my turbulent...

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Keys to Success: Jason

Keys to Success: Jason

Jason in enrolled in the Keys to Success program just months ago in February. He’s 19 and currently a senior in high school in Prescott. From our very first meeting, we learned his catch phrase, “oh cool!” Since entering the Keys program, Jason has been fully engaged....

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Change their stories

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.

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