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Festival of Children® Kicks Off a September to Remember at South Coast Plaza During National Child Awareness Month

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Festival of Children Foundation Opening Night Party Marks the Start of the 18th Annual Festival of Children and Celebrates Local Children’s Charities COSTA MESA, Calif. (September 5, 2019) – 400 non-profit, community and business leaders gathered at South Coast Plaza’s Garden Terrace to kick off the 18th annual Festival of Children at South Coast Plaza. …

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Festival of Children® Makes It a September to Remember at South Coast Plaza During National Child Awareness Month

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Month-Long Celebration to Showcase 70 Local Children’s Charities and Free Family-Fun Entertainment COSTA MESA, Calif. (August 13, 2019) – Now in its 18th year, Festival of Children® returns this September to South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, California, celebrating the magic of childhood and the charities that work tirelessly to improve the lives of children …

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With Unanimous Consent, United States Senate Designates September as National Child Awareness Month (NCAM)

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Designation Serves to Inspire Widespread Support for Children’s Charities COSTA MESA, Calif. (Aug. 13, 2019) – The United States Senate, with unanimous consent, has recently designated September 2019 as National Child Awareness Month (NCAM) through the passage of United States Senate Resolution 302. NCAM was created by Sandy Segerstrom Daniels, founder and executive director of …

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Festival of Children Foundation Awards $50,000 in Grants

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Festival of Children Foundation Awards $50,000 in Grants to Children’s Charities Across the U.S. in Honor of National Child Awareness Month. Charities Participated in National Online Video Challenge in September with Top Videos Securing Winning Grants Ranging from $25,000 to $1,000 COSTA MESA, Calif. (Oct. 31, 2018) – Festival of Children Foundation (FOCF), a national …

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United States Senate Designates September as National Child Awareness Month for the 11th Consecutive Year

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COSTA MESA, Calif. (Sept. 13, 2018) – With unanimous consent, the United States Senate has designated September as National Child Awareness Month (NCAM) for the 11th consecutive year (U.S. Senate Resolution 612). The resolution serves to raise awareness for U.S. children’s charities and youth-serving organizations and recognize their efforts to create better futures for America’s …

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Festival of Children Foundation Appoints New Members to Board of Directors and Business Council

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Festival of Children Foundation Appoints New Members to Board of Directors and Business Council   COSTA MESA, Calif. (June 14, 2018) – Festival of Children Foundation, the Costa Mesa, California-based, national non-profit organization that supports and promotes collaboration among nearly 500 U.S. children’s charities, has appointed new members to its Board of Directors and Business …

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Festival of Children Foundation’s Carousel of Possible Dreams Initiative Nears $4 Million in Total Funds Raised

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Festival of Children Foundation’s Carousel of Possible Dreams Initiative Nears $4 Million in Total Funds Raised Latest Program Expansion with Global Genes Raises Over $250,000 for 32 Rare Disease Charities on World Rare Disease Day in San Francisco   COSTA MESA and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (Mar. 5, 2018) – Since 2009, Festival of Children Foundation, …

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Festival of Children Foundation Returns to the Los Angeles Mission to Bring Holiday Joy to the Children of Skid Row

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Festival of Children Foundation Returns to the Los Angeles Mission to
Bring Holiday Joy to the Children of Skid Row on Friday, December 22   More than 1,000 Deserving and Homeless Children Are Expected to Enjoy a
“Sharing the Spirit” Holiday Tent Featuring Santa and Toys for Every Child   LOS ANGELES (Dec. 18, 2017) – Through …

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11th Annual “Sharing the Spirit Holiday Party” at South Coast Plaza Treats 500 Homeless Children from Orange County to a Festival of Toys, Treats and Holiday Fun

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11th Annual “Sharing the Spirit Holiday Party” at South Coast Plaza Treats 500 Homeless Children from Orange County to a Festival of Toys, Treats and Holiday Fun   Hosted by Festival of Children Foundation and The Happiness Project, Party Will Be Held on Friday, December 8   COSTA MESA, Calif. (Dec. 1, 2017) – On …

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5th Annual Carousel of Possible Dreams at Disneyland® Resort Raises Nearly $220,000 for 12 Orange County Children’s Charities

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5th Annual Carousel of Possible Dreams at Disneyland® Resort Raises Nearly $220,000 for 12 Orange County Children’s Charities   In Just Five Years, Event Has Raised $1.6 Million, Funding 101 “Possible Dreams”   ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 17, 2017)  – The 5th Annual Carousel of Possible Dreams, presented by Festival of Children Foundation of Costa Mesa, California, …

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