Category: Beth’s Blog

  October 3, 2014 Oh, there are so many new and exciting updates for you, dear readers. The Dayton community has done SO VERY MUCH for the children we serve through FLOC, and I want to tell you all about it. In early August, the Mall at Fairfield Commons had a fundraiser for us. They […]

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July 3, 2014 FLOC is working with New Beginnings For Youth (NBFY) to start an Anti-Bullying Campaign in an effort to prevent cyber bullying. This program will focus on educating parents and their children through after-school programs and workshops about cyber bullying which has become increasingly common for today’s social media youth. Cyber bullying can […]

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May 15, 2014 It is with great pride and joy that we welcome our new board members to FLOC.  Travis Greenwood, President and CEO of Greentree Group, Dr. Ron Roddy, a Beavercreek dentist specializing in full dental services, Larry Jaffe, owner and operator of Jaffe Jewelers, Christy Lowe, our Community Outreach Coordinator for FLOC, and […]

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April 16, 2014 I am very humbled, very honored and so surprised to receive the Brother Raymond L. Fitz award. Thank you so much to the County Commissioners – Debbie and Judy and Dan, to Gerry Pegues, to Jessica Abernathy and to all of you who put this wonderful event together. When Jessica asked me whom […]

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January 14, 2014 Our phones started ringing in early September; we received hundreds and hundreds of urgent requests from families in Dayton who were not going to be able to celebrate the holidays. Their children would have nothing to open, and Christmas would have little joy. How lucky, how fortunate we are to live in […]

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 November 1, 2013 Christmas is right around the corner. Across the Miami Valley, children are filled with the magic of the holiday. Christmas morning, for many children, is a thrilling day of sparkly gifts stuffed in stockings of joy, trees standing tall with ribboned boxes at their base. But for other children, Christmas underscores the […]

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September 23, 2013 Our beautiful FLOC gala has come and gone, and oh what a wonderful event it was. Thank you so very much for all the community support and for the overflow of donations that helped raise nearly $60,000 for our kids in need. We have now raised over a half of a million […]

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July 10, 2013 It was a very fulfilling month for FLOC. The month of June revolved around our Comfort A Child donation drive. If you’re reading this now with time to kill and a fresh $20 bill in your pocket (how lucky for you!), head on over to your nearest Meijer’s or Wal-Mart and buy […]

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May 13, 2013 Our Grant a Wish Program has been truly inspiring to witness these past few months. In March, FLOC was able to provide a pizza party for 20+ children from Campfire at our local Magic Castle. In our donation of $470.00, we were able to provide table upon table of food, prizes, an […]

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April 11, 2013 One of our most satisfying, fulfilling programs created by the generosity that is our Dayton community is now titled our Grant A Wish Program, formerly Make A Wish.  Every month, children in our area write us a very heartfelt letter of request. We have been approached for a wide and wild range […]

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