Category: Beth’s Blog

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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March 26, 2013 If you enjoy reading Beth’s blog, give your eyes a rest and listen to this podcast! Kim Faris from the LITE 94.5 Morning Show is interviewing FLOC’s President, Beth Mann, about our programs. We hope you learn something new about For Love of Children and thank you for supporting our mission to […]

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February 27, 2013 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 now have five 3rd, 4th and 5th graders that will eventually graduate from Wayne, Centerville and Northmont High Schools. These children will then go into a pool […]

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January 23, 2013 I’ve written up some information regarding our newest program for FLOC, but let me give you updates and further input. In the fall of 2012, we asked three area schools to identify five children in their system who are academically talented, and who could use our resources. To that end, we have […]

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Five years ago, I had the joy, the gift of meeting a young lady who changed my life in many respects; her name is Theresa. She is a beautiful young lady, with blonde (if that’s how she feels in the current moment) curly hair, an impish smile, and a laugh that echoes against walls. Theresa […]

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December 27, 2012 I would like to thank the wonderful community that is our hometown of Dayton. FLOC has not tabulated numbers yet, but I do know we helped hundreds and hundreds of families celebrate Christmas this year because you cared. We had so many donations this year. Scarves, hats, mittens, stockings- these items went […]

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December 7, 2012 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 […]

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November 16, 2012 It is Friday, the Friday before Thanksgiving and I am truly concerned that I do not believe I have experienced this past week, this past month, this past year. I think some alien life form has sucked me in and just throws calendar pages at me in fits of madness. Doug and […]

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November 15, 2012 Now I’m going to tell you about the birth of our Boutique. I have learned so so much about the foster care system, about the difficult journey faced by foster kids, about the many dear souls who bring little lost children into their home for love and care. A child in foster […]

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