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17 Nov 2012

Voices for Kids of Southwest Florida ‘Celebrate the Voices’ Signature Event Series Raises

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For further Information: Darlene Ann Grossman 239-533-1435 0r 850-5933 Voices for Kids of Southwest Florida ‘Celebrate the Voices’ Signature Event Series Raises over $64,000! Voices for Kid of Southwest Florida, Inc. (VFK), a nonprofit agency supporting Florida’s 20th Judicial Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program, raised over $64,000 through its signature fundraising events

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05 Nov 2012

It’s Monday . . . It’s Time for Wine at Ruth’s Chris . . .

November 5, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Darlene Ann Grossman 239-533-1435 239-850-5933 It’s Monday . . . It’s Time for Wine at Ruth’s Chris . . . December 3 Wine Tasting to Benefit Voices for Kids of Southwest Florida Currently, in Southwest Florida, approximately 40% of the 1,442 children needing a Guardian ad Litem volunteer

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04 Nov 2012

Thank you to our sponsors and guests

Thank you to the sponsors and guests of our “Celebrate the Voices” events!

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20 Sep 2012

Voices for Kids of Southwest Florida Names VOICE OF THE YEAR AWARD Recipient

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For further Information: Darlene Ann Grossman 239-533-1435 Or 850-5933 Voices for Kids of Southwest Florida Names VOICE OF THE YEAR AWARD Recipient September 20, 2012, Fort Myers, FL – It’s a tradition started three years ago. Voices for Kids, a nonprofit agency supporting Florida’s 20th Judicial Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program, has

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30 Aug 2012

Foster Youth Stamp Act Pending in US Senate

Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and Charles Grassley (R-IA) have introduced legislation to authorize a fundraising stamp to raise funds to improve outcomes for foster youth. Half of the funds would be designated for CAPTA programs that improve permanency outcomes through adoption, kinship care, or guardianship. The other half will go toward the State Court Improvement

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29 Aug 2012

Needs of Justice-Involved Girls, Parents/Caregivers, and Staff

New Report! The National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD), through a cooperative agreement with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), has released “Voices From the Field: Findings From the NGI Listening Sessions.” This report details the results and implications of listening sessions held nationwide to assess the current training, technical assistance, and informational needs of

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20 Aug 2012

New Resource for Foster Youth Announced

Guide on Psychotropic Medications The Children’s Bureau has announced a new guide on psychotropic medications for youth in foster care. The publication is designed to be read directly by youth or serve as a discussion tool for child welfare workers, health care providers, mentors and others working with youth in foster care. It provides valuable

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04 Aug 2012

Lee County Bar Association’s 2012 Voices for Kids Charity Golf Tournament exceeds Fund Raising Goal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lee County Bar Association’s 2012 Voices for Kids Charity Golf Tournament exceeds Fund Raising Goal Fort Myers, FL – August 4, 2012 – The Lee County Bar Association hosted a charity golf tournament on Saturday, May 5, at Fiddlesticks Golf Club. The event filled the course with avid golfers, and included the Sheriff’s Challenge Cup, won by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office team this year.

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