Dear Fostering Connections Supporters,
I hope you and your family had a restful holiday season and made wonderful memories with your family. My family and I enjoyed recharging our batteries and making memories together this holiday season.
2023 was a year of tremendous program growth for Fostering Connections. Our program numbers doubled, allowing us to reach more families and growing our impact throughout North Florida. We met many new families in 2023 and enjoyed continuing to grow relationships with families who have been attending for several years. You can read a full program recap in this month’s newsletter. Our 2023 Annual Report will be released on our website later this month.
In this month’s newsletter, read a full recap of our 2023 holiday events. Thank you to all of our donors and supporters who helped our youth and their families have a joyful holiday season.
In 2024, Fostering Connections is celebrating 5 years of service to North Florida! Throughout 2024, we will be celebrating our anniversary through special events, launching new programs, and refreshing marketing materials. Stay tuned for our February newsletter and sign up for our email list to stay updated on the latest news and how you can support Fostering Connections this year.
Our grand 5th Anniversary celebration will be our annual Night of the Arts fundraiser on Saturday, May 18 at Friday Musicale. Tickets will be going on sale January 8 at the early bird price of $100 per person. It will be an incredible event! Visit our event page to learn more about sponsorships and other giving opportunities.
We are starting the 2024 year off strong, diving right into programming. We have two Foster/Adoptive Family Meet Up events to start off the year. I am excited to announce that our Teen Talk program is now a bimonthly event! This will give our teens more opportunities to connect with one another and build friendships. Our first Teen Talk of the year is on February 10 at Bravoz Entertainment Center. Stay tuned for more programming dates in our February newsletter.
Thank you for your continued support and partnership. I look forward to seeing you at our many programs this year!
Founder & CEO