Family memories for low-income children
What does Funding Working Families do?
Funding Working Families provides vacations for working families who simply cannot afford one. Once the bills are paid and food is on the table, there is no disposable income for the families to take a vacation. We provide an all-expensespai d t r i p t o Walt Di s ney World so that the families can relax and bond while creating wonderful memo r i e s . Thi s g i f t prov i d e s i nspi r a t i on f or t he f a milies to keep plugging away and know that people care about them. How does your agency benefit the community? Funding Working Families benef i t s wo r king families in the commu n i t y b y giving them an opportunity to have s o me f a mily f un and take a break from the daily gr i nd of trying to make e n d s m e e t . We want these families to be inspired to keep striving for success. This benefits the entire community by helping those families working and living on low wages to stay positive, focused and motivated to continue caring for each other and pushing for a better life. What i s your a ge nc y ’s focus for the future?
Funding Working Fami l i e s ’ focus for 2 018 i s to increase the number of families we send on vacation as well as increase our sponsorships. How can the community help?
The community can help by maki n g d o n a t i o n s a t f undi ng f a mil i e s .o r g . We also need an Orlando hotel that provides a shuttle to Disney World to sponsor l odging for our f amili es . We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit s o a l l donati ons a re t a xdeductible. To provide inspiring theme park vacations for underprivileged children and their hardworking families.
Sisters Marisol and Mariposa pose recently in front of the Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom park on their first visit to Walt Disney World as part of Funding Working Families’ key programming.
Brett Wilson, founder of Funding Working Families