Families in Transition

Seminole County Public Schools

The 2nd Annual "Get Fit for FIT" was a success thanks to you!

Master of Ceremonies
 

Erik von Ancken from Local 6!

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Party with 102 Jamz and DJ-DSTrong!

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585 Walkers and Runners !





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Thank you to our Incredible 5K Presenting Sponsors!

       

                          


                          
           Thank you to our Generous 5K Community Sponsors!!


                        

 

                                                                 

 

                                                        


                                            
                                   
          

                     

                                     

                                          

             
                                                
                      
                    
                
       
            



                                                       
                
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 8th Annual Day of Magical Connections!

 

 


Thank you to all the
Volunteers, Agencies, Businesses and our sponosors
who made this an incredible event for over 350 families!
To learn more about our amazing event sponsors,
click here

 

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  ⇒  In need of food this 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.
F
or more information about how to get involved with the food pantries please visit our
Give Help or Get Help page


Volunteer Needs

Volunteer Today!


 



 CLICK to view Volunteer Opportunities - VolunteerSpot 
 

Why Get Involved?

> 2,250 The number of homeless students in Seminole County Public Schools (as of 6/2013)
> 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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