Friends of the Children continues to garner national recognition for our courageous, unique, and proven model.
Long-term commitments form the basis of a new program's aim to break the cycle of poverty in Austin
Charity Finds Success in Work With At-Risk Children, but It's Costly
By Terri Sorensen, President, Friends of the Children
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
How It All Started in Austin
How It All Began