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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Reposting a  Sun-Sentinel article from a few years ago – even more sobering today, as the numbers have continued to climb for both Kinship Care and Relative Care! New Census Bureau figures show the number of South Florida grandparents raising their grandchildren skyrocketed … Continue reading

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Infographic: Why Recurring Gifts Matter

Fundraising tip: Network for Good offers an easy way for nonprofits to offer a monthly giving program that makes it a snap for donors to set up a recurring donation. Why do recurring gifts matter? They analyzed $106M in donations from 2013 to understand … Continue reading

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Grandparents Step Up, Save Families

Strong coverage by CNN  as part of their “Hero” profiles: André de Toledo, who’s daughter Nikki de Toledo, after years of struggling with depression, killed herself with a prescription drug overdose when she was 27. Nikki didn’t leave a suicide note, but she … Continue reading

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CNN Reports: Number Of Grandparents Raising Grandkids Skyrockets

CNN, citing recent statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau,  reports that in the past two decades, the number of children living with a grandparent has risen 64%. The figures, taken from the latest household relationship module of the Survey of Income … Continue reading

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“Raise Revenue, Save Services”

Florida Children’s Campaign has highlighted a number of ways to increase the state’s revenue by almost 3.5 billion dollars – revenue that, if made available, could help meet the needs of Floridians without cutting vital services to children like maternal … Continue reading

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Florida’s Children First Calls For Reform Of Florida’s Child Welfare System

With four children dead and two seriously injured since January 2011 while under the so-called “protection” of the Florida Department of Children and Families, Florida’s Children First has issued a well-researched and detailed position paper addressing needed reforms. The top … Continue reading

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Florida’s “Invisible” Foster Children

Did you know that kids in foster care can’t be “tagged” or publicly identified in things like Facebook photos, or have their pictures published in the newspaper – even for doing good deeds or great things? Crazy? Yes. Unfair? You … Continue reading

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