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So much has changed in what we have accomplished. As progress is being made toward the fulfilling of our mission at FOC, we decided to update our website and give it a new look.

While our mission has never changed, we recently adopted a newer and fresher vision/mission statement: To engage in an active partnership with Florida Baptist Children’s Homes, supporting and growing foster and adoption families while providing the Christian standard model of excellence in foster/adoptive care in North Central Florida.

Because of generous donors like you, much progress has been made toward fulfilling this mission: The endowment fund is completed; two of the four homes are complete with Christian parents in both sides (These homes can accommodate up to 16 children); Construction will start this fall on the remaining two homes; and now we are actively working to create supporting structures to minister to these families and others in the area that are fostering. While we have the necessary funds to initiate construction of the remaining homes, we will still need to furnish and turn our attention to the support side. The more you help, the more we can help.

The need is great, but not overwhelming. We are making a positive difference in the lives of children and families, financially, emotionally and spiritually.



Children's Home

(Photo by Monica Mueller)

The Cellon-Thomas campus of the Florida Baptist Children’s Homes
is located in Gainesville,
for more details and directions contact Mary Griffis.

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