Meet the Staff


Ms. Cindy Cook is the Founder of The Forgotten Ones, Inc. in Oviedo, FL.  Ms. Cook began the organization in 2007 because of her strong ties that existed in the Oviedo and the support of her family. She served as Guardian Ad Litem for the State of Florida District Courts for 11 years.  She also worked with disadvantaged youth, foster care services, and families for over 20 years.  She studied Psychology at Seminole State College of Florida and Valencia College. Ms. Cook grew up and raised her own family in Oviedo.

“I enjoy what I do every day because you get to see the rewards of giving to others with a hand-up.”Cindy


Ms. Allison McDonald is the Resource Manager of The Forgotten Ones, Inc. in Oviedo, FL.  She assists individuals with applications for resources to aid them with everyday life circumstances. She refers clients based on their individual needs and provides them with opportunities for growth in both their professional and personal life. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and 40 years experience in the food and beverage industry.

“I look forward to seeing the sun each morning, and helping lost souls to find their way.”  – Allison



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