Voices for Children Blog

 

The Luke Hoyer Athletic Fund

Created in the memory of Luke Thomas Hoyer who was tragically killed in the school shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, 2018. A fan of all sports, especially basketball and football, this fund allows his sweet, giving spirit to live on, helping children in times of need. The memory of Luke…

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Changing their story

Kayla When Kayla was 3 she was removed from her home due to her mother abandoning her and her father was unable to provide for her. Kayla was placed with her paternal grandmother and has experienced so much in her life already. Her Guardian ad Litem knew her birthday was coming up and wanted to…

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Volunteer Guardian ad Litem of the Year

Robert Schoffel was recently recognized as Volunteer of the Year at the annual Guardian ad Litem Volunteer Appreciation Event for his outstanding commitment to ensuring our youngest community members have someone advocating for their best interests. The Guardian ad Litem Volunteer Appreciation awards celebrate our volunteers whose influence and leadership skills have made a difference…

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Talking to Children About Healthy Relationships

Healthy relationships play an important role in all of our lives, but for children they’re particularly significant, helping to shape them into both the adults they’ll become and the relationships they’ll continue to forge. Once our children hit puberty and begin to experiment with romantic liaisons it’s therefore important that we’re aware of their interactions,…

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Personal Invitation to Improve a Child’s Life

As I sit here trying to think of what to write in order to move you, to inspire you and to inform you, I can hear Whitney Houston’s lyrics singing in my head, “I believe that children are our future, Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they…

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We are Hiring!

Title: Development and Operations Coordinator Position Description: Voices for Children of Broward County (“Voices”) is part of a unique collaboration with the 17th Judicial Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program with the mission to ensure that every abused, neglected and abandoned child in Broward County has a court-appointed Guardian ad Litem and that financial resources are…

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Warning Signs of Child Abuse

You’ve heard of child abuse and neglect. You’ve seen terrible cases of it on the news. You might have even known someone who has personally gone through it, but do you know how to spot it? It is your duty as a parent, friend, professional and an American Citizen to report it if you have…

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Dream BIG T-Shirt Contest

During the month of March, we invited our kids to participate in our first ever Dream BIG t-shirt design contest. We gave the kids a theme: I will be _____ when I grow up. We got amazing submissions and had a very difficult time selecting just one. So, we selected two designs to be featured until April 16, 2016. …

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