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CBS News Highlights Russell Wilson & Why Not You Foundation

"Russell Wilson asks the important question: Why not you?"

Duncan Campbell at TEDx Portland

Our founder shares his story to re.imagine professional mentorship

Friends of the Children launches a Fargo-Moorhead chapter

With support from the Stand Together Foundation, organization aims to disrupt the cycle of generational poverty in Fargo-Moorhead

Board Perspectives

An Interview with Karie Conner

National PRIDE Month statement from CEO Terri Sorensen

Friends of the Children is a proud supporter of National PRIDE Month

L.A. County awards contract to Friends-L.A. to support children and families in the Antelope Valley

Children selected for program will be paired with a salaried, professional mentor (a Friend) from kindergarten through high school graduation

National Foster Care Month statement from CEO Terri Sorensen

Podcast: Founder Duncan Campbell shares his life's journey

An inside look at how Duncan overcame tough challenges to become a social entrepreneur

#EndPeriodPoverty

Friends of the Children receives donated period products for our teen girls

CEO Viewpoint: “How do I bring a chapter to my city?”

Our plans for expanding to 25 cities by 2025

The New York Times features Friends of the Children

"Investing in the At-Risk for the Long Term"

2019 National Expansion Grant Opportunity

Join us! Help us launch a chapter in your community

President’s Viewpoint

For children impacted by foster care, support for the entire family is needed

New research: For families impacted by foster care, Friends of the Children’s model is promising solution

“They’re not just there to help kids. They’re there to help the family unit.”

Medina Foundation invests $500,000 to bring Friends of the Children chapter to Tacoma area

Chapter will connect youth facing the highest risks with a salaried, professional mentor for 12 ½ years

Basketball legend Michael Jordan makes multimillion-dollar investment in Friends of the Children

OPINION: Youth With High Stress Need Mentors Carefully Chosen to Match With Them

Friends of the Children featured in Youth Today

Friends of the Children awarded $1.75 million grant from Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Grant will support a 2Gen pilot that will provide children of parents aging out of foster care with salaried, professional mentors for 12 ½ years

Michael Jordan is donating proceeds from a special-edition Bulls jersey to Friends of the Children!

VIDEO: “We are relentless so they will be resilient”

Friends of the Children president Terri Sorensen presented how and why we do what we do at the Stand Together Summit. Watch her presentation!

Meeting new Friends

Tonya Lyles joins Friends of the Children—Austin

Keeping the ‘Summer Slide’ at bay

By Terri Sorensen

An interview with Los Angeles Friend Marquis Williams

When graduating high school isn’t a given

By Terri Sorensen, President, Friends of the Children

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