Friends of the FRC

What is FFRC?

Friends of the Family Resource Center (FFRC) is a non profit foundation designed to support the efforts of the Rowland Unified School District Family Resource Center. As an organization with 501c3 status with the IRS, all donations are tax deductible. Receipts are provided. 

Board of Directors

All FFRC activities are coordinated by a Board of Directors per 501c3 requirements. The Board meets at least 4 times a year. Meetings are open to anyone who is interested in attending. The following individuals serve on the FFRC Board of Directors: 

  • Nancy Ballantyne, President
  • Beth Hodges, Vice President/Treasurer
  • Jackie Bennett, Secretary
  • Jennifer Kotkke
  • Kathleen Anke
  • Laurel Estrada - FRC Coordinator, Ex officio member

Ways to help families in need

  • Volunteer at events (student community service hours are available)
  • Serve as an after-school tutor
  • Monetary donations (tax deductible)
  • Encourage your PTA, church, scout troop, sports team, ASB, or other organization to have a drive to collect:
    • Supplies for hygiene kits that contain personal necessities such as deodorant, toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, soap, nail clippers, hand sanitizer, etc.
    • New shoes, socks, and underwear in children’s and adult sizes
    • Books and school supplies
    • Food at Thanksgiving
    • Gifts at Christmas time
    • Gift cards throughout the year for groceries, gas, etc. 

All donations are tax deductible and directly benefit low income, homeless, and foster students and their families.

Collaborative

Purpose

To improve access to services for children and improve academic potential  

Vision

  Healthy Families  

Mission

To offer all children who reside within the target community a safe, healthy,  nurturing childhood intended to prepare them to become responsible and contributing members of the community.

Goals

  1. Provide access to health/dental services.
  2. Provide alternatives to gang involvement and violence.
  3. Improve communication between school and community.
  4. Focus on wellness, preventive health care and nutrition.
  5. Empower parents to seek job training and work opportunities.

2017-18 Meeting Schedule

We outgrew the FRC conference room! Therefore, Pacific Clinics has offered to host our meetings in their beautiful new meeting room at 18623 East Gale Avenue, City of Industry, CA 91748. Meetings are held on Thursdays at 2:00 p.m.

9/21/17,  11/2/17, 1/25/18, 3/15/18, 5/17/18.

Get involved

Please let us know about you and/or the organization/agency your represent here

Collaborative Partners

We could not accomplish the work we do without the help of our Collaborative partners!

Files

The following files contain documentation for the RUSD Healthy Start/Medi-Cal Collaborative, Friends of the FRC, and other donation or volunteer opportunities.