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WHAT WE DO

Our mission is to help improve poverty rates and living conditions within our local communities and Kenya through fundraising and outreach efforts.

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WHERE WE WORK

The Forward Advantage Foundation is headquartered in Fresno, California. Employees are also located in Braintree, Massachusetts and remotely throughout the U.S. and Kenya.

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Please consider making a donation to one of our causes by clicking on the link below. If we work together, we can make a difference for the families in our local communities and in Kenya. The Forward Advantage Foundation is a fully chartered 501c3 non-profit organization, and all contributions are tax deductible.

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Hunger Takes On Many Faces

By, Candace Hubble – Senior Customer Service Representative at Forward Advantage

When you think of feeding the homeless, what comes to mind first? Like many of you, I think of the panhandlers that are so prevalent in our city. In fact, it’s such an issue that it was recently featured in The Fresno Bee. We want to help, but it can be difficult to know who honestly needs it.

Unfortunately, the hunger issue in Fresno goes well beyond our panhandling problem. Hunger takes on many different faces in our city. I’ve shared below a few photos provided by Harvest of Harmony. These are the faces of individuals who have benefited from their “Feeding the Multiples” events, and they’re not necessarily who would first come to mind when you think of feeding the homeless.

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It’s not just about sustenance; it’s about providing hope to those who need it. Whether it’s the gratitude on an elderly man’s face, or the joy of a mom seeing that her children are not going hungry, there are so many aspects of what we do each year with the food drive that we don’t see. Tanisha Smith, an active member of Harvest of Harmony, shared how rewarding it is to participate each year. “It’s such an amazing experience. It’s hard to choose what my favorite part is.”

There are many families in need in our community. Harvest of Harmony anticipates 500 families for this year’s food drive. They are counting on us, so let’s get that thermometer moving up!

Evangel Home Christmas

In the spirit of the Christmas season, the employees and staff of Forward Advantage and Physicians Network Advantage are teaming up to benefit the Evangel Home in downtown Fresno before Christmas. We want to help and respond to the needs of this emergency crisis shelter. We need your help to ease the pain for the 23 children and [...]

Forward Advantage Foundation Supports West African Vocational Schools

Guinea-Bissau is a tiny country in West Africa about the size of Maryland. Despite a fertile land, and status as one of the leading cashew exporters, it is also the sixth poorest country in the world. Guinea Bissau’s residents live in extreme poverty in an area marked predominantly by child and drug trafficking. Most consider their futures to be bleak [...]

Family Healing Center – Fresno

Forward Advantage Foundation is teaming up with Lee & Melissa Howard to help raise funds for the Family Healing Center in Fresno. The Family Healing Center offers HOPE and responds quickly to the needs of victims of rape, abuse or molestation, at no charge to the victims! And, we need YOUR help! Make donations to: Forward Advantage Foundation [...]

Angaza Widows Group – Chicken Program

(“Angaza” means light in Kiswahili) The Angaza Widows Group consists of a group of widowed Kenyan women, most of who come from Chebaiywa village and its environs. Many of these women struggle with common challenges, including: coping with the death of a spouse, the stigma of HIV/Aids, inadequate finances, and the challenge of raising children as a single parent. To [...]