Category: Beth’s Blog

Thank you Alter High School There is a fantabulous program that we at FLOC were introduced to this year- it’s called Magnified Giving. This program introduces the importance and empowerment of philanthropy to students from grades 5 and up. Students are given the responsibility of identifying local charities, getting immersed in their mission and selecting […]

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This delightful young man is named Elijah. He is known for that bright and beautiful smile, for an inner joy that shines through his brilliant eyes. On June 8th, 2014, Elijah suffered from a cardiac arrest and an anoxic brain injury. His feeding tube was put in on that date, and remains in place. He […]

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Thank you Alter High School staff and students! There are so very many community sponsors to thank for their great support for FLOC and the 6,000 area children we serve. This is one of our incredible resources. FLOC would like to share the compassion and generosity that defines the essence of Alter High School and […]

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With Thanksgiving creeping up on us we’re slowly inching towards the hustle and bustle of another holiday season. Halls will be decked, and boughs of holly will be in large supply as we start to get excited about what lies around the corner. Here at FLOC we’ll be focused primarily on getting ready to deliver […]

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#SpreadtheGood The wonderful people at the Dayton Foundation are in the process of kicking off their third #SpreadtheGood event. As stated on their website, “this is a photo entry and community challenge which celebrates the good happening in the region and highlights the organizations whose work may not always make the news, but never ends.” Beginning […]

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First and foremost, FLOC would like to thank the dear Roddy family who most generously hosted the fantastic WoodFLOCk event this past weekend. The 60’s lived again in their most beautiful home, complete with peace signs and hay barrels and phenomenal bands that played the likes of Janis, Dylan and Hendricks. It was FANTASTIC. Thank you […]

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I would like to share the beauty of our Grant a Wish Program with you. Each month, a child’s request is fulfilled by our board, through the generosity of caring people in our community. Whether it be a trip to camp, video equipment, educational classes, we only ask that the child has something we can […]

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January 2, 2015 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 […]

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October 10, 2014 This is how the world makes sense to me, and yet I am undone by its beauty. At our last board meeting, we were presented with the needs a young mother who had escaped a very physically abusive relationship, who was now in a secure location, but had no bedding for her […]

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