Friends of Foster Children Forever Announces Fundraising Event schedule for the 2019 Season

Friends of Foster Children Forever (FFCF) is excited to announce their fundraising event schedule for the 2019 season.

The Third on Canvas fundraising art auction will be held February 21, 2019 from 5 to 8 pm. Talented artists from across the country will paint “en plein air” from February 17 and 18. They will be set up throughout Third Street South and the Old Naples Historic District. The two-day art event will conclude with a fundraising auction on February 21 to be held at Naples Beach Hotel. Guests will enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, plus silent and live art auctions. Again, this year the event will benefit FFCF and PAWS Assistance Dogs.

The 12th annual Boogie Bash, ROAR into the 20’s with GATSBY, will be held on March 22, 2019 from 6 to 10:30 pm at Grey Oaks Country Club. This year’s theme of the Roaring 20’s will help celebrate FFCF’s 20th anniversary. Guest will enjoy cocktails, dinner, dancing, entertainment by Pzazz Productions, celebrity emcees, live music, plus a silent and live auction to benefit local foster children.

The 3rd annual Sunshine 5K will be held on Saturday, April 27th, 2019 at the Collier County Public Schools Administration Center. The race will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the public is invited to take part in this fun, family event. Cash prizes for top male and female will be awarded in the following categories: Overall Winner, Master, Grand Master, and Senior Grand Master. This event is designed to bring awareness to the community about the foster care system. All proceeds from the race will benefit foster children in our community.

For more information about the FFCF fundraising event schedule please visit

The FFCF mission is to focus on the children they serve by providing targeted educational and enrichment opportunities that allow each child to fulfill his or her potential. The charitable organization works to fulfill the unmet needs of every child who enters or, is at risk of entering the foster care system in Collier, Hendry and Glades Counties.

For more information about Friends of Foster Children of Forever (FFCF) or how to help, visit or call (239) 262–1808.
This article was submitted by a Guest Author of the Above Board Chamber.