Congrats UFC College Grads!

We want to shout out our incredible college graduates! Each of these young people have worked incredibly hard to graduate from college and we couldn’t be more proud of our kids.

Your achievements inspire us every day and we are so proud of ...

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Wednesday, September 6th, 2023 By UFC

Bring Joy & Hope to a Foster Youth this Holiday Season!

Many foster youth lack proper resources for school and struggle with staying focused on education when transitioning between homes or out of care. This holiday season, you can choose a gift from our Holiday Gift Catalog to help a foster youth whenever and wherever needed …

Thursday, August 3rd, 2023 By UFC

2023 Gala: An Autumn Affair
Wednesday, November 8


The Skirball Cultural Center – Ahmanson Hall
6pm Reception
7pm Dinner, Awards Presentation & Entertainment

Wednesday, April 26th, 2023 By UFC

Join us for our Fourth Annual United Friends NextGen Trivia Event!
Sunday, June 4, 2023
1pm PST 

Ashland Hill
2807 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Monday, April 24th, 2023 By UFC

Foster the Conversation
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
4pm PT

It’s National Foster Care Awareness Month!

We are excited to invite you to our panel event on Tuesday, May 23rd, at 4 pm. Our panelists hold a wealth of experience and insight and include one of our Program Managers, former foster youth, and alumni.

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Thursday, April 13th, 2023 By UFC

A Night of Achievements: Honoring the UFC Graduating Class


Did you know that less than half of Los Angeles County foster youth graduate from high school, and only a tiny fraction earn a college degree? At United Friends of the Children, we’re proud to have beaten these statistics: 90% of our seniors graduate high …

Tuesday, February 7th, 2023 By UFC

College with Care is an initiative that supports foster youth transitioning into higher education to ensure academic success. College can be a stressful time for many, but especially for foster youth who experience instability, financial burdens, and a lack of support and guidance from parents. This year, we aim to address the regrettable results of …

Friday, August 5th, 2022 By UFC

2022 Gala: An Autumn Affair
Tuesday, November 1, 2022


The Skirball Cultural Center – Ahmanson Hall
6pm Reception
7pm Dinner, Awards Presentation & Entertainment

Thursday, April 21st, 2022 By UFC

Foster the Conversation: Continuing Care into College
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
4pm PT

It’s National Foster Care Awareness month!

Join us on Tuesday, May 24th at 4 pm for an informative conversation as panelists from Twinspire, California Youth Connection, and United Friends discuss the challenges foster youth face as they approach emancipation at …

Wednesday, April 13th, 2022 By UFC

Join us at the third annual UFC NextGen Trivia Event!
Sunday, May 15, 2022
2pm – 5pm
Hi-Def Brewing Company
1203 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA 90015


Monday, March 21st, 2022 By UFC

Your gift to College with Care will provide foster youth with the opportunity to be successful in college and beyond.