Voices for Children Blog

 

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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Emergency and Normalcy Needs Program

Emergency and Normalcy Needs Program Helps to provide gap funding for children in the foster care system. This program works to ensure that children have their most basic needs met and that they have the social experiences they deserve. Many times this includes hygiene products, undergarments, clothing, diapers, linens, school uniforms, and school supplies. Normalcy…

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Making a Difference

Making a Difference Meet Sofia “Music is my most favorite thing! I love playing with my violin with my new friends!” Thanks to a special donor, 8 year-old Sofia was able to live out her dream to learn to play violin. She’s been in foster care for 2 years after her parents’ rights were terminated…

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Together We Can Overcome

Dear Friends,  Like many of you, we are closely monitoring COVID-19 and the impact on the children we serve. The health and well-being of our children, Guardians ad Litem, volunteers, partners, staff, and supporters of Voices for Children of Broward County and the Guardian ad Litem Program’s are our top priority. We know that the…

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Dream BIG Day: Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom

Disney. Just the word evokes images of princesses, pirates, castles, pixie dust, and enchantment. For an abused, abandoned, or neglected child who has played with a Mickey stuffed animal, watched Disney movies and read pirates and princess stories, the world of Disney is seen from a distance. The children we serve don’t dream of visiting…

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