Friends of the Children continues to garner national recognition for our courageous, unique, and proven model.
New documentary to air nationwide as nonprofit celebrates 25 years and expands nationally
New-to-Austin nonprofit Friends of the Children strives to break the generational cycle of poverty by providing East Austin youth with a mentor for life.
Why Not You Foundation gives $115,000 for children facing the greatest challenges
City is one of just a handful nationwide to get the unique model — and the first ever in Texas — that will benefit East Austin children.
Kids' mentoring program expands to Austin, thanks in part to Vista Equity exec
Evidence-based mentoring model to be featured in public television documentary “Visionaries”
During five-year study, Friends of the Children participants had less trouble in school, and parents and caregivers observed more positive behavior
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