Be a Hero to a Child.

Tampa Bay’s foster children need more help than the system can provide. The Guardian ad Litem Foundation raises funds and resources to help our local Guardian ad Litem volunteers meet the social, emotional, educational and health needs of these children. We advocate for the children of the Sixth Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program. With your support, we can help Guardian volunteers in Pinellas & Pasco counties to protect these children’s rights and safety.

Raymond James Financial Supports “Write Start” Program

The Guardian ad Litem Foundation of Tampa Bay promotes improved educational outcomes for foster youth through the Write Start Program which includes a variety of activities: financial support for tutoring and other educational enrichment opportunities, training to support Guardian ad Litem volunteers to become educational advocates to ensure more students receive individualized education plans that identify supports and services children need to succeed, and

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Learning to Ride (and Learning to Let Go!)

Guardian ad Litem, Dawn Freijo, recently had the joy of participating in a right of passage for two children she advocates for-helping them learn how to ride a bike. Thanks to a generous donation from Outback Steakhouse and the Heart Gallery of Pinellas and Pasco Counties, two children not only received bikes but received a little piece of normalcy while learning a skill they

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