2017-2018 Outcomes Event & Admin Volunteers 456 Total Volunteer Hours 1,343 2017-2018 Outcomes Successful Mentor Matches 30 mentors We began recruiting mentors in 2001 and made our first client/mentor match on November 14, 2001. Since this time, our Mentor Program has been very successful as represented by the following: • 326 mentors have been recruited and trained • 283 matches have been made • 207 have completed their mentorship commitment • 18 are currently ongoing volunteers Since our inception, we have relied heavily upon the compassion and generosityofourcommunity.Without devoted volunteers—individuals, businesses and organizations—who give of their time, resources and skills to help us care for our of children, youth and families, we would not be able to achieve our mission. resources engagement team Our Resources Engagement Team works with our community to increase awareness and advocacy efforts on behalf of our community’s most vulnerable. We also partner with the community to provide goods and services for families and youth, as well as develop alternative sources of revenue for the agency, through fundraising events, service- related enterprise, major giving, and endowment and planned giving opportunities so that we can expand and develop our programs and establish fiscal longevity. fundraising highlights benefit for kids, 2017 Our Benefit for Kids is an elegant fine foods and wine/beer tasting event paired with a live and silent auction that showcases local talent while raising funds for those served by FCNI. In 2017, the agency held the event once again at the beautiful Madonna Inn, and showcased the event’s commitment to not only raise funds for our services, but to increase community awareness and support for local children, youth and families impacted by trauma. All proceeds from Benefit for Kids went to support services and programs that benefit the children, youth and families we serve. Amount raised | $119,134 Guests in attendance | 220 Vendors & in-kind donors | 219 Event volunteers | 42 sponsor a child for the holidays, 2017 Our Sponsor a Child for the Holidays effort was changed this year so that we could pass the joy of gift-giving on to our parents. Soliciting help from our local community, we requested donated gift cards that were then distributed to our parents—whether they be biological, foster, adoptive or teen—for them to then fulfill their family’s holiday wishes and/or needs. This change in our effort worked to empower more of our parents to heal and achieve their program goals. Hundreds of individuals, businesses and local community groups partnered with the agency to provide funding for the Sponsor a Child campaign. Wishes fulfilled | 456 15th annual miracle miles for kids, 2018 Miracle Miles for Kids is our annual 10K Walk/Run from Morro Rock to the Cayucos Pier. In 2018, we celebrated the 15th year of MM4K on April 21st, and featured: an individual and team competition, festive costumes, and a grand post-race celebration complete with breakfast, an awards presentation, a vendor fair and music. All proceeds from MM4K went to support services and programs that directly benefit the children, youth and families we serve. Amount raised | $125,000 Participants | 2,826 States registrants hailed from | 11 Volunteers | 319 Sponsors, vendors & in-kind donors | 44 Teams | 91 community sponsored events Turkey Busting Workout | Nov. 25, 2017 • Hosted by Athlon Fitness SLO Twin Peak Challenge | Sept. 23, 2017 • Hosted by Athlon Fitness Kelsey Cares | June 4, 2017 • Hosted by Kelsey See Canyon Vineyards McCarthy’s Car Giveaway | Dec. 10, 2017 • Provided by McCarthy’s 29