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2019 Outstanding Volunteer – Angel Whitaker

Each year Foster Friends likes to recognize one Outstanding Volunteer in our community that not only assists our non-profit but who also strives to be a community advocate. This year, it is our sincere honor to recognize Angel Whitaker as our Foster Friends Volunteer of the Year! Her involvement began several years ago when she […]

Hearts and Heels – A Night of Glamor

Written by: Katie Matirne The inaugural 2019 Hearts and Heels fashion show was held last Saturday at The Ballroom of Broussard. The event was a blended mix of glamor and sincere emotion converging around the Foster Friends cause. There was a strong sense of community that night as so many people and organizations came together […]

Inaugural Hearts & Heels Fashion Show

Hearts and Heels, a fashion show benefiting Foster Friends of Acadiana Join us for this inaugural charity event. This will be the FIRST annual fashion show hosted by Jennifer Rickard with Four J Photography and her team of talented, senior models. All proceeds of this event will go directly to Foster Friends, a non-profit organization […]

Free Training Simulcast

One of our partners and valued Foster Friends volunteer, Alisha Thomas, is hosting a free training simulcast next Thursday, June 14 and the following Tuesday, June 19, in partnership with Crossroads NOLA. These trainings are designed for foster parents. Both will be exactly the same and will be on Trust-Bast Relational Intervention. TBI is a parenting strategy designed […]

Dyslexia Institutes of America Donates Services

On May 23, 2018, we were contacted by Stacey Renard Young, M.Ed., owner of Dyslexia Institutes of America in Lafayette. “I would like to donate my services to 2 foster kids that may be at risk of dyslexia and are having trouble in school (grades 2-5). I would provide a full battery assessment (worth $600 each), […]

Cheerleader Sponsorship – Raised $720 in 4 days!

On, Thursday, May 17, 2018, Samona Lastrapes-Narcisse, a Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Adoption Recruiter with the Lake Charles & Lafayette Regions, contacted us about a young girl who wanted to purse her dreams of being a cheerleader. “I have a youth, Latisha, who is in foster care. She recently tried out and made the St. […]

Available for Adoption: Cidney

Cidney Cidney is a sweet sixteen-year-old girl.  She sings with the church choir and dances on the praise dance team.  Cidney enjoys playing with her dolls and gets along well with her current foster parents.  She loves listening to music, shopping, and eating out.  She enjoys eating pizza and buffets.  Cidney loves attending school.  She […]

Available for Adoption: Channia’yah, Channea’yah, and Kevina

Channia’yah, Channea’yah, and Kevina Channia’yah is nine, Channea’yah is eight, and Kevina is four. These adorable sisters love to play.  They like princesses and animals.  They have bright personalities and love to engage adults in conversation. For more information on Channia’yah, Channea’yah, and Kevina, please contact Amanda Robson, the Adoption Specialist at the Lafayette Regional Office of the Louisiana […]