Sep 23, 2022

Recognized for our excellence

The Children’s Guardian Fund was one of the finalists for the 2022 Manatee Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year award in the non-profit category.  […]
Jun 21, 2022

Double Your Donation

Double Your Donation to the Children’s Guardian Fund: Louis & Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust matching program Did you know that you could be making an even […]
May 31, 2022

Great Mates Gala raises support for area foster children in need

Photo caption Back L-R: Sharon Hoatland, Laney Ortega, Linda Gressin, Gail Henderson, Svetlana Ivashchenko, Kristin Poolman, Bev Beaucage, Ruby Teeple, Mary Ann Gamrot, Front row L-R: […]
May 12, 2022

Potluck for a cause

Who knew that getting together with your friends could turn into big-time philanthropy? And yet, this is exactly what The River Wilderness Party Girls discovered when […]
May 5, 2022

Relative and non-relative caregivers receive a little extra help

When children are sheltered from their parents for their protection, the state looks to place them with a relative or community member. This type of placement […]
Apr 20, 2022

Judge Gilbert Smith Thanks GAL Volunteers for their Service

Over 100 GAL volunteers and program staff attended our annual Guardian ad Litem Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on March 25th. Judge Gilbert Smith, who is currently presiding […]
Apr 11, 2022

Commitment to transparency

Have you heard the news?  We earned the highest rating on Charity Navigator!  You can ‘Give with Confidence’ knowing that we have been independently evaluated for […]
Mar 8, 2022

Giving Challenge – why does it matter?

April of 2020 was not a good month for non-profits.  All events were shut down, grant funds were being redirected to healthcare, and massive uncertainty made […]
Feb 18, 2022


You may be familiar with the term Guardian ad Litem (GAL). But do you know how crucial the role is that GALs play in our local […]