July 15, 2011 through August 15, 2012 (Atlanta, GA)
Foreverfamily’s 30 Days of Back2Skool Campaign
This summer, Foreverfamily will kick off its 25th year with the 30 Days of Back2Skool campaign from July 15th – August 15th, 2012. The purpose of the 30 Days of Back2Skool campaign is to support Foreverfamily’s After-School Program (ASP), which provides a safe space, educational enrichment, and healthy snacks ALL school year long to children with incarcerated parents.
October 11, 2011 through October 21, 2011 (Atlanta, GA)
GAWBA Fundraiser Honoring Monique Walker Sewell
GABWA members are asked to provide monetary donations to Foreverfamily, Inc. to fund transportation and related costs for the children visiting their mothers at the Emanuel State Prison. The goal is to raise between $500 and $1000 to assist in this endeavor.
September 22, 2011 (Atlanta, GA)
Foreverfamily Staffer’s New Book Teaches Character Traits through Music in “A Song for Miles”
Foreverfamily’s Director of Research and Evaluation, Tiffany Simpkins Russell, PhD has written a new book, “A Song for Miles” that is a musical voyage for children though the lyrics of songs by artists like Al Green, Marvin Gaye, Earth Wind and Fire and others. This journey is seen through the eyes of Miles, a three-year old boy as he discovers his father’s music and learns character traits that are taught through the words of the songs.
October 2011 (Atlanta, GA)
Foreverfamily Toy Drive Information
Inspire hope in a child this Christmas. Help us collect gifts for 100 children and teens in Foreverfamily programs.
Fall 2011 (Atlanta, GA)
September 21, 2011 (Atlanta, GA)
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Foreverfamily is going digital! Please fill out our survey.
July 15, 2011 (Atlanta, GA)
Foreverfamily’s 30 Days of Back2Skool Campaign THANK YOU!
This summer, Foreverfamily will kick off its 24th year with the 30 Days of Back2Skool campaign from July 15th – August 15th, 2011, ending with a celebration “Dine Out” on August 29th at Atlanta’s own Agave restaurant, 242 Boulevard SE. Atlanta, GA 30312 between the times of 5pm and 11pm. The purpose of the 30 Days of Back2Skool campaign is to support Foreverfamily’s After-School Program (ASP), which provides a safe space, educational enrichment, and healthy snacks ALL school year long to children with incarcerated parents.
June 15, 2011 (Atlanta, GA)
Foreverfamily’s Tiffany Russell interviewed for the Micheal Eric Dyson Show
June 8, 2011 (Baltimore, MD)
Maurice Agresta named to Board of Trustees of the Annie E. Casey Foundation
Former Foreverfamily Board Member, Maurice Agresta, has been named a trustee of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the largest private charitable organization in the country that focuses exclusively on improving the lives of vulnerable children and families. Recently, at the Annual Mardi Gras Bal, Maurice was recognized for his ongoing support to the children of Foreverfamily as a board member and program volunteer.
January 15, 2011 (Atlanta)
Foreverfamily Mourns the Loss of Royal Marshall, National Advisory Board Chairman
“We are extremely saddened about the loss of our National Advisory Board Chairman, Royal Marshall. Royal has been an important part of Foreverfamily for more than 7 years,” said Sandra Barnhill, Foreverfamily National President. “Royal brought commitment, dedication and enthusiasm to his role as National Advisory Board Chairman and as a member of the National Board of Directors. Our condolences go out to his family, friends and the thousands who listened to him on the Neal Bootz Radio Show.”
Foreverfamily co-sponsors Community Health Fair
On Saturday June 12th, 2010, Foreverfamily will co-sponsor the Community Health Fair: “Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds, Healthy Families”
The Community Health Fair will be held at Ashley College Town
387 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd, Atlanta, GA 30310. Time: 10am – 2pm
Learn about Foreverfamily with this new video
April 27, 2010 (Atlanta, GA)
Foreverfamily Honors Volunteers During National Volunteer Month
Foreverfamily, Inc. (formerly AIM) took time to honor its local volunteers on Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at the Foreverfamily Atlanta office. This celebration; entirely coordinated by the Foreverfamily children, included special recognition for the volunteers in various categories, a cook-out and games.
April 7, 2010 (Atlanta, GA)
Foreverfamily Teens Learn to Confront Obstacles During ATL (About Teen Life) Event
On Saturday, April 3rd, the youth at the Foreverfamily Atlanta site were teeming with excitement as they learned team building and life skills during the ATL (About Teen Life) Youth Empowerment Forum. The students participated in several physical team building exercises including ‘block tag’ and indoor rock climbing at the Georgia State University’s (GSU) Recreational Center. “I really liked the rock climbing. It gives you a chance to know your body and understand how things work” said Jessica Tanner, a graduating high school senior.
March 22, 2010 (Atlanta, GA)
Foreverfamily to speak to international group on justice for children with incarcerated parents
Foreverfamily’s National President, Sandra Barnhill in addition to Board President and principal in the McDonald Law Group, Diana McDonald will address an international group from over twelve African nations as part of the Georgia Council for International Visitors (GCIV) program. The meeting will be held on Thursday, March 25, 2010 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Foreverfamily national headquarters. The presentation topics will include: demographic profile of families with an incarcerated member, outline of the scope of services Foreverfamily provides and legal issues related to child custody.
January 20, 2010 (Atlanta, GA)
New Year Brings New Opportunities to Foreverfamily
The year 2009 proved to be a challenging year for non-profit organizations, and Foreverfamily (formerly AIM) is no exception. Foreverfamily, like other nonprofits, is facing an unprecedented decline in philanthropic support, state contracts, and individual donations, all at a time when the demand and need for services are escalating. As everyone tightens their belts, nonprofits are challenged to discover ways to do more with less.
December 28, 2009 (Atlanta, GA)
Corporate and Community Partners Help Bring Christmas to Foreverfamily Children
Each year Foreverfamily (formerly AIM) celebrates the season with holiday parties for the children, parents and caregivers leading up to Christmas. These parties were held at various facilities in the Atlanta and Louisville, KY area. This year Foreverfamily served 322 children in 5 separate locations.
October 31, 2009 (Atlanta, GA)
Lloyd Named to Outstanding Atlanta Class of 2009-2010
Cornelius Lloyd has been selected by Outstanding Atlanta to join the 41st class of honorees for 2009-2010. “I am really excited to be chosen by Outstanding Atlanta,” says Lloyd. “I hope that during the one year commitment, I will be able to combine my experiences with youth development and my desire for community service to make a difference in our community.”
August 31, 2009 (Atlanta)
Walker Named 2009 Dressel Scholarship Winner
“Getting this scholarship is a big help” said Eddie Walker, the 2009 recipient of the Ruth and Ed Dressel Scholarship. “This scholarship allowed me to get my books and keep up with class assignments. I can start (the school year) off on the right foot.”
Eddie is a sophomore at Ft. Valley State University in Ft. Valley, Georgia. He is majoring in Electrical Engineering and is making plans to attend graduate school.
May 11, 2008
Kathering Bryant, Vice President of Consumer Advocacy at ChoicePoint: She’s opened her heart to inmates’ children
The number of women incarcerated in the United States is growing, which means a lot of children are spending this Mother’s Day separated from their mothers.
Katherine Bryant, vice president of consumer advocacy at ChoicePoint, spends much of her free time volunteering for an organization that helps children whose parents are incarcerated. Bryant serves on the board of Foreverfamily, which offers a variety of programs, including after-school care and a summer camp. The organization also takes children to visit their parents in prison.
January 15, 2008
Foreverfamily Board VP McClendon moves up at Wells
Midquel McClendon, Vice President of Foreverfamily’s Board of Directors, was recently named Regional Vice President of Sales, Eastern Florida and Puerto Rico, at Wells Real Estate Funds, Inc.
Mr. McClendon first joined Wells as an Assistant Vice President. He then moved to the role of Regional Sales Consultant, in which he promoted Wells products in 11 eastern states. Now, as Regional Vice President, Mr. McClendon is responsible for raising capital through independent financial representative channels in Eastern Florida and Puerto Rico.
At Foreverfamily, Mr. McClendon’s chief responsibility as Board Vice President is to oversee development of the agency’s Strategic Plan.
December 1, 2007
Foreverfamily opens new center in Atlanta’s historic
September 1, 2007
Formerly known as AIM, Foreverfamily launches new name
August 29, 2007
“Woman makes peace with past:” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution features Board member Doyle
With poignant introspection, Lucretia Doyle tells her story of overcoming the odds and the role Foreverfamily has played. Board member Doyle is responsible for Program Development at Foreverfamily, with an emphasis on summer camp.
Since the article’s publication, Ms. Doyle has made several strides. On December 15, 2007, she received her M.B.A. from American InterContinental University. For her work at Foreverfamily, Ms. Doyle was selected among the 34 finalists from over 900 applicants for the Avon Hello Tomorrow Fund, and earlier this month, Ms. Doyle had the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. with Herzing College of Atlanta to speak to Congress in support of funding for higher education and the Pell Grant program.