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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Our New Intern Program

In November of last year, the wonderful people that work with the posting system Hire a Flyer reached out to FLOC.  Hire a Flyer is a fantastic organization that connects the amazingly philanthropic students that attend UD with various community efforts. I met with Amy Tanaka and Liz Seager who work with the University of [...]

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Longitudinal Study

Established in 2012! In September of 2012, FLOC approached three area schools and asked for five children to be identified as academically talented with need for resource. We initiated this program with five 3rd, 4th and 5th graders; they are currently in 5th, 6thand 7th grade; they will eventually graduate from Wayne, Centerville and Northmont High [...]

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Christmas for Kids

Christmas for Kids

Holiday spirit is a beautiful essence to dwell within. There is a rich texture to the joy that giving provides- the wonder of those that receive, the humbling nature of what it is to give. This past Christmas season, Dayton outdid itself. FLOC, For Love of Children, started its Christmas for Kids program over twenty [...]

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Comfort A Child

Well, it’s been awhile, but there were turkeys to bake and children to love and trees to trim. But I’m back now, and I’d like to tell you a story about how the  “comfort a child” program came into play. Five years ago, I met a young lady who told me the most grim and [...]

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Speak Out: Stop the Violence, Anti-bullying Rally

Speak Out: Stop the Violence, Anti-bullying Rally

Event Date: September 6th, 2014 Bullying is a dangerous and frightening reality. With the advent of cyber bullying, victims deal with a constant barrage of hate, and have little hope of retreat. There are many children in our greater Dayton area who deal with this issue on a daily basis; we need to talk about [...]

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Support FLOC by Shopping!

  FLOC would like to give a huge thank you to the folks at The Mall at Fairfield Commons. From August 4-8 and 11-15, 2014, a percentage of all purchases made will go to FLOC and our programming. Please save all your shopping for those dates – and shop at Fairfield Commons! You will be giving [...]

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Our History

FLOC is a volunteer organization that raises funds to provide enrichment and educational support for children who are neglected, abused, in foster care, or children in need of community resource in the greater Dayton area. We are a 501c3 charity; we work with a population of approximately 6000 children in our community. Many of us [...]

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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, 2014, the gala was held at Doug and Beth Mann’s home in August. We will be hosting this event annually.

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The Betsy Hoobler Skill Center

Opened 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 have much to offer. There are more than 25 computers available, academic tools with which to work, and people with the appropriate skills to [...]

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