We believe generational change happens one story at a time.


Friends of the Children continues to garner national recognition for our courageous, unique, and proven model.

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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

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