Families in Transition

Seminole County Public Schools

By the Numbers







2014 has been a very successful year thus far.


Thanks to your support and charity, we have managed to REDUCE the number of homeless children in Seminole County by 11.5%! 

With your continuing participation, FIT and its partnering organizations will keep the dream of reducing homelessness in Seminole County alive.   

Upcoming Events

20th Annual Fat Guy's


Golf for the Kids


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Bring your clubs, your tees,
 

and your game!


When:  Friday October 10th, 2014

Where: Celebration Golf Club: 701 Golfpark Dr.

Celebration, FL 34747
  



Register for the event here

Open the event brochure here
 
We are also still looking for sponsors!
Click here to get involved​





9th Annual

Day of Magical


Connections!



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50+ Agencies

300+ Volunteers

300+ Families


An Infinite number of opportunities


​When: November 15th, 2014

Where: Winter Springs High School



Would you like to get involved?

Families in Transition is still looking for volunteers and sponsors to join our cause.
 
 Please contact our office

by phone: 407-746-8518


or email: beth_davalos@scps.k12.fl.us
 



Need Assistance?

 

⇒ In need of food this summer?⇐
For more information about the Summer Food Service Program Sites sponsored by SCPS, click here or call (407) 320-0226.
To find a location near you, view the interactive map.

 
 ⇒  In need of food during the school year? 

SCPS has 54 schools with food pantries.
Call your school to find out if it has a pantry to feed our students during the weekend.
For more information about how to get involved with the food pantries please visit our 
Give Help or Get Help page

What's New At FIT





For other stories of the community at work

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Join FIT at the Lets Rock for Kids event
Click here for the event website!

Volunteer Needs

  CLICK to view Volunteer Opportunities - VolunteerSpot  

Why Get Involved?

> 2,001 The number of homeless students in Seminole County Public Schools (as of 6/2014)
> 32.4 The average number of homeless students in each school
> 23% of Florida's children under 18 are living in poverty
> 1.6 million The approximate number of homeless children in the United States every year
> 1 in 4 children does not have access to nutritional food on a daily basis
> 2-3 The average number of times a homeless child moves each year
> 3x Homeless children are three times more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety, and PTSD.
> 21% of homeless children become homeless adults.


 
 
What is the best way to prevent homeless children from becoming homeless adults?
Education!
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For more information, check out the 60 Minutes Special, "Homeless Children: the Hard Times Generation." Scott Pelley's in-depth examination explores the crisis of homeless children in Seminole County Public Schools, the youngest victims of these recent tough times.


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