Fort Lauderdale, FL


Who We Are

The Not My Kids Foundation, Inc

about usThe  Not My Kids Foundation, Inc. was establish in 2004.
We established a joint venture with the Divine Image Networks, Inc. opening our first  learning center in the inner-city of  Washington, D.C. 

In January  2007, the Not My Kids Foundation, Inc. was relocated to South Florida forming a strategic partnership with the Neighborhood Networks, a  division of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban development (HUD). Our services target at-risk youth living in under served communities.

The Neighborhood Networks center is a community-based initiative established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). In 1995, the Neighborhood Networks division has established partnerships with property owners and direct service providers to implement community based services in HUD insured and assisted housing property.
In March 2010, we opened our second learning center, “The Not My Kids’  Neighborhood Networks Family Strengthening Center ” at Broward Gardens, a HUD subsidy low-income housing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Our Mission

Our mission is to make a positive life-changing impact in the lives of at-risk youth;  through educational, advocacy, and mentoring programs.

Our Commitment

We are committed to:
  • standing up for, fighting for and declaring the next generation.
  • helping them to achieve their full capacity of God given potential..
  • advocating on their behalf.
  • help eradicate any social injustice.
  • mentoring, coaching and modeling the characteristic needed to succeed in life.
  • creating multiple pathways of opportunities to breakthrough and overcome barriers that are holding them back. 

Our Vision

  • To help at-risk youth improve their perspective on life and build positive  self-esteem.
  • To help restore hope and focus on fulfilling life goals and dreams.
  • To help our youth find the right career path.

Awards and / or Recognitions

  • We received special recognition from Pines Middle School for hosting a talent show raising $1200 for the jazz ensemble.

Meet the Founders

President / Vice President

patrina and kellie

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