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2016 Christmas Celebration

Yesterday was our annual Christmas celebration for the foster children in Acadiana who have been freed for adoption and who are seeking a permanent this holiday season. About (35) foster children attended the party. It was a fun-filled afternoon as the children got to take pictures with Santa, play arcade games, roller skate and get their face […]

Raising Funds with Raising Cane’s

Please support us by eating chicken tonight (Dec. 1st) at Raising Cane’s on Amabassador Caffery and Kaliste Saloom in Lafayette. If you mention you are eating for FOSTER FRIENDS, they will donate 15% of your meal to help us continue blessing the foster children in Acadiana! Thanks for your support.

2016 OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER – PAMELA CASTILLE

Foster Friends would like to recognize Pam Castille for her many years of service and dedication to helping foster children in Acadiana. We were able to surprise Pam Castille at her place of employment, Allen & Gooch, with an award presentation to recognize her as 2016 Outstanding Volunteer! It was such a special experience to […]

Available for Adoption: Lavontray

Lavontray Lavontray is a sixteen year old boy.  He is a sociable and outgoing young man who is easily engaged in conversation.  Lavontray enjoys participating in as many extracurricular activities as he can.  In the past he was a member of the school’s cheer team and played football this year.  He is also participates in […]

Foster Friends Receives Community Award

We were so honored to be invited to Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) Adoption Celebration this past Friday, November 4th in Baton Rouge. It was held outside on the grounds shadowing our state’s capital. It was awesome to see so many wonderful adoptive families there! The event was to celebrate the 735 foster children who […]

Foster Friends Founder Recognized

Dean Simon, founder of Foster Friends, is 1 of 3 finalist for the Acadiana Hero Award – sponsored by Giles and KLFY TV10’s .   Please support his cause and organization by voting here. How Dean’s efforts have made a difference in the community for the better. Dean’s passion for the helping foster children has had a ripple effect throughout his […]

Stocking up on Birthday Treats

We found candy on sale at a local CVS, so we stocked up for our upcoming birthdays.  This will make several “sweet” gift baskets for foster children who are celebrating their birthday. Next time you’re shopping and see a really good deal on treats or toys, think of blessing a local foster child. Even if you aren’t interested in […]

“Lifebooks” Donated by Lafayette Parish 4-H Clubs

Lafayette Parish 4-H clubs participated in a parish-wide project to make (50) “Lifebooks” for Foster children.   This is part of their Junior Leadership program from grades 8-12; Public schools and Home-Schoolers throughout Lafayette Parish participated in this community project. A “Lifebook” is basically a story book about a child’s birth family and foster family. […]