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Celebrate and Take Action for PRIDE Month

A Statement from CEO, Terri Sorensen

Friends of the Children Statement on Tragic Death of George Floyd and Racially-Motivated Incidents

From CEO, Terri Sorensen

National Response to COVID-19 featured in Stanford Social Innovation Review

Our CEO, Terri Sorensen shares how lessons learned from the Great Recession were applied to the COVID-19 crisis

National Foster Care Month: COVID-19 impact on youth in foster care

Paid, professional mentors support youth as in-person visits with loved ones—and court hearings—come to an abrupt halt

Friends of the Children to benefit from ‘The Last Dance’ documentary featuring Michael Jordan

Statement from CEO Terri Sorensen on passage of $2 trillion economic relief package

Invest in Hope: Build Strength in Our Community

A message from our CEO

Friends of the Children opening Utah chapter, executive director announced

Salt Lake resident Sandi Pershing tapped to lead the organization

Friends of the Children opening chapter in Vancouver, executive director announced

Allison Pauletto selected as executive director

Friends of the Children among top 100 proposals for MacArthur $100 million

High-scoring 100&Change applications featured in Bold Solutions Network

We Celebrate Black History Month 365 Days a Year

National Mentoring Month Statement from CEO Terri Sorensen

Friends of the Children chapter coming to Detroit, executive director announced

Nicole McKinney selected as executive director

Stay-at-Home-Mom supports Friends of the Children through innovative fundraising strategy

The Life of Ellie, written by Jan Block

Friends of the Children chapter coming to Tacoma, executive director announced

JR. Nobles, Jr. selected as executive director

In the news: Model is promising solution for childhood trauma

Network leaders author opinion pieces

Good Man Brand Partnership with Friends of the Children to Recognize Community Heroes

Stanford Social Innovation Review article highlights expansion efforts

Statement on new foster care numbers from CEO Terri Sorensen

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

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