This has been a good year for Future Foundation. Our successful fundraising efforts have enabled the organization to cover all of the costs for our various programs, allowing us to continue providing services to our targeted communities. Now, as we enter the last 90 days of the year, I’m asking you—one of Future Foundation’s valued friends—to help us achieve another goal: cover our administrative costs through the fourth quarter so we can end the year with a balanced budget and enter 2014 with a clean slate. Future Foundation’s vision is to enhance and expand our award-winning education and life-skill training programs to impact the more than 30% of youth ages 10 to 18 growing up in … [Read more...] about Your help today will enable us to enter 2014 with a clean slate.
We established the RealTalk ATL Ambassador Society in 2009 to help the teen members gain life skills training and cultural exposure, plan events, and collaborate with Future Foundation on curriculum. This year, we’ve given our RealTalk ATL Ambassadors, who are at various high schools throughout Atlanta, a new responsibility: help promote Love To Stand Out, our one-year campaign that builds on the Future Foundation’s “Prepare to Stand Out” slogan and calls to mind both the idea that “it takes love to stand out” and that students should “love to stand out”—because it’s hard to be different from your peers. The campaign includes a monthly theme that relates specifically to the areas of … [Read more...] about RealTalk ATL Ambassadors spread the word about Love To Stand Out
Each year, more than 800 male and female youth 12-18 participate in our Real Talk ATL abstinence until marriage and healthy relationships program. That’s why we were thrilled when Earl Johnson, Director, Office of Family Assistance, US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families (ACF), praised the program during a recent Future Foundation visit. Johnson observed that “Future Foundation is the Ambassador for men and women and boys and girls in being better decision makers,” and told the audience that “Future Foundation is a place of hope for a lot of people.” Prior to joining ACF, Johnson was senior Policy Advisor to Oakland, California Mayor Ron … [Read more...] about Earl Johnson commends Future Foundation during recent visit
We are still in need of sponsors and vendors. Please check out our sponsorship letter for more info. If you have any questions, please contact Brittany Gray, [email protected]; 404-766-0510. Ladies - to sign up for a team AND Gentlemen - if you would like to cheer on our ladies during the game, please RSVP and contact Ms. Gray at the info above. This event is open to the public, so please bring your friends and families as we will have activities to accommodate all ages. More details to come! … [Read more...] about Oct. 12, 2013 – TEAM U.P. Presents Future Foundation’s 1st Annual Breast Cancer Powder Puff Football Game
WHEN: October 5, 2013 12p-3p WHERE: Dunbar Gym, 477 Windsor St. Atlanta, GA 30312 *FREE EVENT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC* 1st Place Giftcards*; First 25 guests will receive a FREE T-shirt. CONTACT/RSVP: Audrey Prim [email protected] (404) 474-7479 … [Read more...] about Project R.E.S.T.O.R.E. Presents A Restorative Justice Event: Stop The Violence 3 on 3 B-Ball Tournament
Friday's Designing The Future Presentation Day was a great success! Our young ladies presented their inspiration boards on their styles for the first apartments. Their styles ranged from eclectic, modern, to transient. We thank Janet Prioleau for donating her time, enriching the lives of our young women and showing them that visions are attainable. Special thanks to our community partners Federal Home Loan Bank, City of College Park Recreation, Neighbor Newspapers, and Kroger for donating your time and resources. … [Read more...] about Designing Our Future Presentation Day