FLOC Dayton, Ohio

For Love of Children in Dayton, Ohio

For Love of Children, Inc. (FLOC) is a volunteer group which raises funds to provide enrichment and educational activities for children from newborn to 18 years of age throughout the Dayton area. FLOC began servicing area children in 1980, and has grown into an industry of volunteers who are passionate about caring for children who [...]

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2013 Christmas for Kids – Donation Locations

♥ 2013 Christmas for Kids Update: All of our allotted spaces have been filled for families to be served this year. We are now ready to stock the cottage with all kinds of goodies! We would like to thank everyone for their interest in this program. ♥ This is the oldest and perhaps best known program [...]

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Our History

FLOC is a volunteer group that raises funds to provide enrichment and educational support for the neglected and abused children, children in foster care, and children in need of community resource in our greater Dayton area. Our organization has worked with a population of approximately 6000 children in our community. The current reality of statistics [...]

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Logitudinal Study

New for 2012! In the fall of 2012, fifteen third, fourth and fifth grade students from Centerville, Northmont and Wayne schools will engage in a longitudinal study. These are students who have been selected because of academic excellence, which differs from the population with which we typically work. These children are not abused, neglected or [...]

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The Gala

Biggest Fundraising Event of the Year! Our biggest fundraiser is our gala, wherein we share testimonials and our programs with the Dayton community. This year, 2013, the gala will be held at Doug and Beth Mann’s home in August. We will be hosting this event annually.

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The Winter Ball

The Winter Ball- this is an annual event hosted through Independent Living from Children’s Protective Services. Many of our kids do not get to attend prom or homecomings due to constant transport, so Independent Living has a dance in the first week of December for this group of kids. FLOC offers gowns, formal wear, makeup, [...]

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The Betsy Hoobler Skill Center

Opening in the fall of 2012, FLOC is offering academic tutoring to area children who need help with their studies. FLOC has tutors skilled in many areas of study, and we will have much to offer. There will be over 25 computers available, academic tools with which to work, and people with the appropriate skills [...]

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Tools for School

FLOC is in a constant fundraising state in order to cover the many needs presented by our children. One of our greatest difficulties is in filling the basic academic needs presented on an annual basis. We challenge area office supply agencies to get involved in our organization in donating school supplies so in demand for [...]

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Grant A Wish

FLOC’s board receives monthly requests from children, whether through Children’s Services, or through community request, and determines which “wish” we will grant. These requests usually revolve around extracurricular activities that government funds may not cover.

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Read to Me

This program has been in place for the past two years. We have had area schools put together book drives, and have received over 13,000 books in donation. We have a group of very committed, caring volunteers who visit the Kaiser School of Dayton and read to those children who are having difficulty. The focus [...]

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