10th Annual Claws for Kids Luncheon Benefiting Florida Foster Care Review 11/2/15

10th Annual Claws for Kids Luncheon Benefiting Florida Foster Care Review
Monday, 11/02/2015 – 11/02/2015 11:30 am – 02:00 pm
INVITE-FINAL-SP-1Joe’s Stone Crab
11 Washington Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Cost: $200

Building on more than a quarter century of leadership, Florida Foster Care Review will host its 10th Annual Claws for Kids Luncheon at Joe’s Stone Crab to promote the safety, well-being and long-term success of children, youth and young adults in Miami-Dade’s foster care system. Attended by more than 300 guests, this signature event is expected to raise $100,000 in crucial funds. Highlights include a wine reception with top Miami civic and community leaders, as well as raffle prizes that include travel, leisure, restaurant and cultural experiences.

Established in 1989 by a United Way committee, Florida Foster Care Review recruits and trains community volunteers who review the cases of youth in foster care to ensure they are safe and receiving needed services. Together with child welfare professionals, Florida Foster Care Review also works to ensure that children and youth leaving the foster care system have someone to call family. Whether connecting a child with tutoring, medical care, counseling, transitional housing, or simply the chance to experience normal childhood activities, Florida Foster Care Review has not only improved the lives of abused and neglected children, in some cases it has saved them. This year, Florida Foster Care Review’s Citizen Review Panel conducted 804 review hearings for 573 children – nearly twice as many as last year. In all its programming, Florida Foster Care Review tracks and analyzes outcomes in order to advocate for system changes that improve children’s lives.