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

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

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

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

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 Council.   The additions to the Board of Directors are: Tyler Banks, National Practice Leader …

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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, a national non-profit organization that supports and promotes collaboration among nearly 500 U.S. children’s charities, has …

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

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 a collaborative effort with the Los Angeles Mission, Costa Mesa, California-based Festival of Children Foundation will again bring holiday joy and cheer to more …

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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 Friday, December 8, Santa’s Village at South Coast Plaza will be transformed into a holiday festival for more than 500 Orange County children without permanent homes, where they …

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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, and hosted by Disneyland® Resort, raised $217,757 on November 15 to fund the “Possible Dreams” of 12 Orange County …

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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 to one U.S. children’s charity. Individuals, in support of their qualified children’s charity, simply upload their …

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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 United States Senate, with unanimous consent, has recently designated September as National Child Awareness Month …

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