PFO Magic at this Year’s Red Carpet Buddy Event

March 29, 2018

It’s been 24 days since our Red Carpet Buddy Event and I am still hearing back about how incredible it was. It has always been my favorite Buddy Event each season. I love getting dressed up with my co-workers, the PFO teens and our PFO buddies. I love being in the position of giving others […]

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Spotlight – Our youngest donor! – Edy Cartee

February 7, 2018

We recently started highlighting donors for our newsletters and, this February, PFO has a particularly special philanthropist to highlight! Eden Cartee, also known as Edy, is the 10-year-old daughter of Board member Jeremy Cartee! Since one of PFO’s goals is to cultivate the next generation of innovative leaders, philanthropists, and compassionate human beings, Edy’s support […]

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Adventures in Enchantilandia

January 1, 2018

PFO is a very special place for many reasons – one of my favorites being its willingness and ability to mix passion, projects and ideas to create inclusive experiences for all of our buddies and teens involved in the organization to take part in. We had the idea over the summer to create a committee […]

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Buddy Program Update- 2017-2018’s first 3 months…

November 1, 2017

It’s been an eventful 3 months in Playing for Others’ Buddy Program! From our very first Buddy Event on August 20th to our most recent Friend Date on Sunday, it’s clear that this season has some magic within it.   Every new season with Playing for Others brings new families, new events, new ideas and new friendships. […]

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An amazing Buddy Program Kick-off!

August 29, 2017

Playing for Others’ first Buddy Event of the season went off without a hitch! We came together – buddies, teens, staff and parents – for a day full of sunshine, snow cones, water games, music and more! New friendships were created, old ones were celebrated, and I think it’s safe to say we’re all ready […]

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Buddy Blog – Volume #1

September 11, 2014

Welcome to the Buddy Blog! This is your source for the latest and greatest about our Buddy Program. On August 24th we kicked off our 1415 Buddy Program season with a bang, and a bit of splash too! Teens and buddies met for the first time on a beautiful Sunday at Veteran’s Park. It was […]

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