Human Services

Friend In Need

  • Santa Monica, CA
  • a/forlifeafterfostercare.org/friendinneed/

Mission Statement

To help former foster children and children who are about to be former foster children ages 16-25 to connect with services such as housing, education ,food ect.

Main Programs

  1. In Deed
Service Areas

Self-reported

California

Santa Monica based  serving Los Angeles county CA.

ruling year

2007

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Brenda Boyen

Keywords

Self-reported

Foster children, former foster children,

EIN

42-1684393

 Number

7227097587

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Programs

Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

In Deed

Helping foster children connect with resources

Category

Population(s) Served

Other Named Groups

Budget

Charting Impact

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Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

  1. What is the organization aiming to accomplish?
    To help former foster children enter college and or post fostercare housing.
  2. What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?
    To connect with resources and one on one (through Friend in Need for safety)with donors
  3. What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?
    Capabilities to reach anyone via internet
  4. How will they know if they are making progress?
    Each youth helped
  5. What have and haven't they accomplished so far?
    Continuing a program to connect Youths to free medical school.
Service Areas

Self-reported

California

Santa Monica based  serving Los Angeles county CA.

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Operations

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Friend In Need

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Brenda Boyen

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Brenda Boyen

No Affiliation

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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