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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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Celebrating National Child Awareness Month, Photobomb Challenge Will Award $50,000 to One U.S. Children’s Charity

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Celebrating National Child Awareness Month, Photobomb Challenge Will Award $50,000 to One U.S. Children’s Charity   COSTA MESA, Calif. (Sept. 13, 2017) – To celebrate and increase awareness for National Child Awareness Month (NCAM) in September, the national, non-profit Festival of Children Foundation has launched the NCAM Photobomb Challenge, which will award a $50,000 grant …

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

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With Unanimous Consent, United States Senate Designates September as National Child Awareness Month (NCAM)   Now in its 10th Year, Designation Serves as a Rallying Call to Improve the Lives of All Children in America New NCAM Photobomb Challenge Will Award $50,000 to U.S. Children’s Charity   COSTA MESA, Calif. (Sept. 5, 2017) – The …

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6th Annual Carousel of Possible Dreams Raises $100,000 for Four Children’s Charities

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6th Annual Carousel of Possible Dreams Raises $100,000 for Four Children’s Charities   Hosted by Festival of Children Foundation and the Sanfilippo Family at the Family Estate in Barrington Hills, Fundraiser Helps Fund Specific Needs of the Marklund Wasmond Center, Ronald McDonald House Charities – CNI, Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation, and CureDuchenne   BARRINGTON HILLS, …

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75 Children’s Charities Take Center Stage at 16th Annual Festival of Children® at South Coast Plaza During National Child Awareness Month in September

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75 Children’s Charities Take Center Stage at 16th Annual Festival of Children® at South Coast Plaza During National Child Awareness Month in September   New This Year: Free Carousel Horse Art Exhibit with Featured Artist Wyland, Famed Marine Life Artist and Children’s Environmental Education Advocate   COSTA MESA, Calif. (Aug. 4, 2017) – Orange County-based, …

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Festival of Children Foundation Will Debut Carousel Horse Art Exhibit at South Coast Plaza in September 2017

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Festival of Children Foundation Will Debut Carousel Horse Art Exhibit at South Coast Plaza in September 2017   Famed Marine Life Artist and Children’s Environmental Education Advocate Wyland Joins as Featured Celebrity Artist   COSTA MESA, Calif. (July 28, 2017)  – The carousel, long the symbol of carefree childhood, has taken on new meaning as the …

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Nékter Juice Bar Donates $5,000 from Sales of “Sneaky Spinach” Children’s Book to Festival of Children Foundation

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Nékter Juice Bar Donates $5,000 from Sales of “Sneaky Spinach” Children’s Book to Festival of Children Foundation   COSTA MESA, Calif. (July 5, 2017) – Nékter Juice Bar, the popular, Southern California-based modern reinvention of the juice and smoothie bar, has donated $5,000 to Festival of Children Foundation, a national nonprofit organization based in Costa …

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Championing Children on Capitol Hill for 10 Years

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Championing Children on Capitol Hill for 10 Years   Festival of Children Foundation Founder Heads to Washington, D.C., to Secure U.S. Senate Support for 10th Anniversary of National Child Awareness Month   COSTA MESA, Calif. (Apr. 12, 2017) – Southern California businesswoman and children’s advocate Sandy Segerstrom Daniels has championed the welfare of children for …

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