Friends for Families First
Executive Board 2013-2014

    Melissa Jacob
President Elect
    Tish Zadar
VP of Administration
    Kelly Duman
VP of Membership
   Heather Garbers
VP of Development
   Julia Porterfield
VP of Program
    Shelly Goss
    Renee Lewter
    Raeann Belknapp
Past President
    Raeann Belknapp


Steppin’ Out "Mambo in Miami

    Kathy Colleran and Whitney Harris

Drive for Community $Change$

    Denise Shore

FORE Families First Golf Tournament

    Anita and Erik Isernhagen

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Friends for Families First

FRIENDS was founded in 1988 and is committed to assisting Families First by recruiting volunteers, raising funds and promoting community awareness. This group of over 300 dedicated individuals works to improve the lives of children and families in our community by giving generously of their time and resources. Friends annually raise over $200,000 for Families First through special events.

For information on Friends for Families First Fundraisers click here.


YOUNG PROFESSIONALS FOR FAMILIES FIRST (a sub-group of Friends for Families First) offers young professionals and parents between the ages of 21 and 40 the opportunity to create awareness and increase funding for the programs of Families First. Join YP4FF for Families First.

Join FRIENDS for Families First.

Click here for a "print friendly" membership form.

Friends for Families First meeting dates: The Board of Friends for Families First meets the third Tuesday of each month at the Families First Family Center.

Contact Rachel Merkel at 303-745-0327 for more information.