05 Feb, 2021

Foster Friends Renews Birthday Program to Provide Joy in a Difficult Year

Children have made many sacrifices during the past year.  As the Covid-19 pandemic swept the world, everything from playdates to summer camp has been on the chopping block.   Not even school, the cornerstone of nearly every American childhood, was entirely spared. In spring of 2020, when schools suddenly shuttered...

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01 May, 2020

Foster Friends Wins Grant to Provide Masks to Children in Care Amid Pandemic Spread

Foster Friends is pleased to announce that the organization has been awarded a grant from FNBO to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to the local foster care community in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The grant will be used to purchase masks, hand sanitizer, and any equipment necessary to...

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18 May, 2018

Foster Friends Receives Grant from EXPOW 100 Women of Allen For Direct Assistance to Local Children in Foster Care

Foster Friends is excited to announce it has been selected as the very first grant recipient of The Exponential Power of Women 100 Women of Allen group. The $10,700 grant will support Foster Friends’s ability to provide direct assistance to the foster children of Collin County. Foster Friends’s flagship...

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16 May, 2018

Former Foster Parent, Jayne White, Joins Foster Friends Board of Directors

Jayne White is the newest addition to the Foster Friends board. Jayne brings with her years of corporate experience as well as a background serving some of Texas’s most vulnerable foster children though her service as a local foster parent. Jayne holds a bachelor’s in Accounting from the University...

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09 May, 2018

Foster Friends Welcomes New Board Member: First National Bank Southwest Retail Director, Ginger Herrick

Foster Friends is proud to announce the addition of Ginger Herrick to the Foster Friends board. In addition to her role on the Foster Friends board, Ginger simultaneously serves as an appointed member of the Collin County CPS Board. Ginger, a Retail Director of First National Bank Southwest, is...

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01 Feb, 2018

Foster Friends Elects New Board President

The Foster Friends board is excited to announce its new president, former foster parent Renee Carlson. Renee comes from a legal background—practicing construction litigation at one of Philadelphia’s largest firms before moving to North Texas and practicing family and personal injury law. In 2015, Renee and her husband began...

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