Giving Foundation for Children does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.
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Safety Harbor, FL 34695
Meet Our Team
Madison Maya Jayanna Founder
Madison, a published author at age 7 is the inspiration behind Giving Foundation for Children as she wrote and illustrated a creative book to help a sick child in need.
Justine Jayanna President & Founder
Justine has been volunteering in local communities for over a decade and founded GFC along with Madison. Justine while growing up volunteered at schools educating special needs children and has been her passion to support the special needs community.
Donna Thomas Operations
Donna is passionate about causes related to special needs children.
Szu-Wei (Jewel) Huang Coordinator
Jewel is a MBA student at USF and is passionate about causes related to children.
Elizabeth Maderas Project Manager
Elizabeth is a graduate student at USF and is passionate about causes related to children.
Kristi Kelley Operations
Kristi is passionate about causes related to special needs children.
Meet Our Advisors
Kimberly Ogle Abernathy Special Needs Mom and Advisor
Kim is an advocate for Nonketotic Hyperglycinemia (NKH), her daughter, Sophie, was diagnosed at 3 months old with Nonketotic Hyperglycinemia. This is a very rare genetic disorder. It affects 1 in 60,000 births. She hopes to raise awareness about this cruel disease. Find more info on their Facebook page.
Sid Jayanna Techology Advisor
Sid previously worked on the architecture, design and development of our online technology platform and application. Sid continues to support GFC as a technology advisor.