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Cheers to 40 Years!

In 1978, Family Advocates was founded by two foster families who saw the desperate need to keep children out of the foster care system. The Hogins and Murphys had both brought children into their homes that had experienced significant abuse. In order to “get ahead” of this generational issue, they formed Family Advocates and began…

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Family Advocates Collaborates with Idaho Voices for Children and Takes to the Capitol

Collaboration is one of Family Advocates’ four core values. In the field of public policy and non-profit administration, collaboration can be difficult to do well. It is a process that takes time and resources from agencies and officials who typically run thin on both. However, the benefit of the process of true collaboration, where multiple…

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Operation Santa

       We are truly fortunate to have so many nonprofit partners that support our children and families while advancing the vision of preventing child abuse. Operation Santa is the story of one of our many partners and would only be possible through the collaboration with Easter Seals-Goodwill Northern Rocky Mountains and the generosity…

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