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Jack Eckerd (May 16, 1913 – May 19, 2004) was an American businessman who founded the ... Jack Eckerd's family includes seven children—two from a previous marriage, plus three adopted and two of his own .... In 1968, Jack and Ruth Eckerd founded Eckerd Youth Alternatives (known simply as "Eckerd Kids"), a private, ...

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Help us connect children and families to the future they deserve through fostering and adoption, workforce development, juvenile justice & more.

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Help us connect children and families to the future they deserve through fostering and adoption, workforce development, juvenile justice & more.

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Family has always been at the heart of Eckerd Connects. ... development, aid for the homeless, transitional services for troubled youth, and so much more.

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Help us connect children and families to the future they deserve through fostering and adoption, workforce development, juvenile justice & more.

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The organization changes its name to Eckerd Family Youth Alternatives and launches juvenile ... The organization becomes Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc.

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When asked about our mission, our founder, Jack Eckerd, said “It's the kids,” and we seek ... about making a difference in the lives of children and their families.

www.tampabay.com/news/State-threatens-to-fire-Eckerd-Connects-if-Hillsborough-foster-care-failings-not-addressed_169119946

Jun 14, 2018 ... State threatens to fire Eckerd Connects if Hillsborough foster care .... In February, it fired Youth and Family Alternatives from a $9.2 million ...

www.wfla.com/8-on-your-side/investigations/hillsborough-sheriff-investigation-uncovers-foster-teen-prostitution/1444304086

Sep 14, 2018 ... Hillsborough County Sheriff's abuse investigators discovered that Youth and Family Alternatives (YFA), under contract with Eckerd Connects, ...