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Provide Hope And A Future For Foster Youth

$30,475 of $35,000 goal

Raised by 133 people in 3 months
Created May 8, 2019
Fundraising Team

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Over 1000 youth from foster care sleep on the streets of Los Angeles every night.

These youth truly have nothing and no one. Disconnected from the community and resources they need to succeed, they are exceptionally vulnerable and make up a majority of human trafficking victims. 

We started Finally Family Homes so we could launch a new model for caring for these forgotten youth. We are standing in the gap to offer hope and empowerment to aging out foster youth.

Finally Family Homes is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit and all donations are deductible up to the full extent allowed by law.

Our goal was to raise $35,000 by June 1st. We didn't quite make our goal, but we're so close we're going to continue the fundraiser on our website, so we can also include mailed in donations.

To see the latest or donate, visit: https://www.finallyfamilyhomes.org/donate.html 

And follow us on social media!
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$35,000 will open the doors of the transitional home - making a better future for former foster youth by providing the housing, connection, and support they need to prevent them from falling into homelessness and human trafficking.

Here's how your investment can make an impact:

$20 can provide one youth with housing, food, and all other resources needed for one day.

$50 can provide one youth with healthy food for one week.

$100 can provide one week of toiletries for 5 youth.

$125 can provide one youth with housing, food, and all other resources needed for one week.

$200 can provide one youth with healthy food for one month.

$500 can provide one youth with housing, food, and all other resources needed for one month.

$1000 can provide for all the utilities for the whole house for one year.

 

More information about Finally Family Homes:

Our mission is to care for vulnerable and orphaned children, primarily youth who are aging out of the foster care system, by providing the community, resources, permanency, and support they need to succeed independently.

Finally Family Homes aims to accomplish this by providing a permanent place for youth to enter in, mature, and fall back on like family.

With the help of a mentor family, youth will be coached, encouraged, connected, and provided for as they transition into independence.

To learn more visit https://finallyfamilyhomes.org 

A timely investment in our organization is essential to securing a property to house at-risk foster youth protecting them from homelessness and human trafficking. 

 

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Because of your generosity in donating and sharing this cause, we are at now over $20,000, and getting closer to our $35,000 goal to open the doors to a home for foster youth who could age out into homelessness and human trafficking.

We'd love to send you a personal Thank you card! If you are up for it, please reply to this message with your snail mail address.

In order to share donations that were sent in via other means, we are closing our GoFundMe campaign and moving to our website to give a more accurate picture of our movement towards the goal!

You can see where we are now or donate at:
https://www.finallyfamilyhomes.org/donate.html

If you haven't already, please subscribe to Finally Family Homes' email list to make sure you get the latest.
https://mailchi.mp/d659c8948d8c/finallyfamilyhomes

You can also follow us at:
https://www.facebook.com/finallyfamilyhomes/
https://twitter.com/FinalFamilyHome
https://www.instagram.com/finallyfamilyhomes/
https://www.pinterest.com/finallyfamilyhomes/

We can’t wait to share all the great things that are going to happen because of your support!

With Sincerest Gratitude,
Founders-
Eric & Christina Dronen

Board of Directors
Eugenie Ooi
Marie Kirchner
Cheryl Baker
Michelle Lin
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Because of your kindness & generosity, we are off to an amazing start!

Even though we did not reach our goal to be funded by June 1st, we are more than half way there! In fact, this weekend with matching donations and some offline donations, we are actually at 64%!

With support like this, we have tons of ways forward. Our next step will be to figure out the best way to go from here, then continue on our journey to get a home for foster youth aging out into homelessness.

Thank you so much to everyone who supported us, and we hope you stay with us as we continue on our path caring for foster youth aging out and in need of loving care.

We will be keeping the GoFundMe campaign open for any other last-minute donations, but will turn our communication (social media, blog, newsletter) focus once again towards education about the struggles foster youth face and the solutions we are working to provide for them.

If you haven't already, please subscribe to Finally Family Homes' email list to make sure you get the latest.
https://mailchi.mp/d659c8948d8c/finallyfamilyhomes

You can also follow us at:
https://www.facebook.com/finallyfamilyhomes/
https://twitter.com/FinalFamilyHome
https://www.instagram.com/finallyfamilyhomes/
https://www.pinterest.com/finallyfamilyhomes/

We can’t wait to share all the great things that are going to happen because of your support!

With Sincerest Gratitude,
Founders-
Eric & Christina Dronen
Board of Directors
Eugenie Ooi
Marie Kirchner
Cheryl Baker
Michelle Lin
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We surpassed $10,000 a few days ago and now are approaching being 30% funded!

We are so excited to have so many friends, family, and supporters coming alongside us to care and love for these kids who don't have anyone else to depend on!

Thank you for being a part of this exciting new journey for us and these kids!

If you'd like to continue to follow along after the campaign ends, make sure to sign up for our updates on our website: https://finallyfamilyhomes.org and follow us on social media!
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We have 50 donors! So exciting to see all the love, support, and care for us, our mission, and these foster youth. I think it will really encourage their hearts to know so many people really do care about them and have faith that all they need is the right support to succeed!

Thank you!
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$30,475 of $35,000 goal

Raised by 133 people in 3 months
Created May 8, 2019
Fundraising Team
Funds raised will benefit:
Finally Family Homes
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Santa Clarita, CA
EIN: 822879671
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