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Dream BIG Grad Fund

With the school year coming to an end, we can’t ignore our children who, despite the odds stacked against them, have persevered and are preparing to graduate high school. With your help, we hope to make this exciting new chapter for them something to remember forever. Make a donation to the Dream BIG Grad Fund…

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The Fostering Hope: Transitioning into Adulthood Program

The Fostering Hope: Transitioning into Adulthood Program Closes a critical gap for youth who are preparing for their transition to exit the foster care system towards independent living. Serving youth ranging in age from 17- 22, our multi-faceted approach ensures youth receive the guidance to support housing, employment, education, wellness, and other needs they may…

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The Thrive Program

The Thrive Program Is a unique program that invites children served through Voices to experiences that are enriching, engaging, and stimulating on a monthly basis. The program provides children with the opportunity to take part in cultural, educational, and overall empowering programming focused on civic engagement, global citizenship, sports, STEM, outdoor conservation, healthy living, and…

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Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child Abuse Prevention Month National Child Abuse Prevention Month recognizes the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect and promotes the social and emotional well-being of children and families. During the month of April and throughout the year, communities are encouraged to increase awareness and provide education and support…

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Help to raise awareness about teen dating violence and stop the abuse before it begins. This month we come together to through advocacy and education to stop dating abuse before it starts. Teen Dating ViolenceHow to Help & ResourcesTeen Dating Violence It’s quite fitting to think of February as the…

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The Olive Branch Foundation Fund

The Olive Branch Foundation The Olive Branch Foundation was founded in 2009 with the mission to increase awareness around the need for domestic adoption and foster care. In addition to providing awareness about adoption and foster care, The Olive Branch Foundation has established a specialized fund at Voices for Children of Broward County (Voices) to…

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Volunteer Recruitment, Retention, and Training Program

Volunteer Recruitment, Retention, and Training Program helps to recruit and retain quality volunteer Guardians ad Litem. These children need a lifeline, someone who makes them feel normal in a world that is anything but normal. Someone who helps them feel safe. Someone who can make the future less terrifying and even something that they can…

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School Break Food Program

School Break Food Program bridges the gap in nutrition during the Thanksgiving, winter, and spring breaks by providing nutritious meals while school is not in session.  The Program is designed to reduce barriers to ensure that children have access to the nutritious meals they need to grow, learn and play during break and to help…

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Dream BIG Days

Dream BIG Days Provide an opportunity for the children to experience enriching venues, cultural institutions, and events throughout the year. Because children frequently feel they are at fault for being removed from their home, efforts to build self-esteem, self-worth, and confidence through celebration and enriching opportunities is paramount. These days provide a great opportunity for…

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