Lifting Foster Youth at Heritage Homes

Lifting Foster Youth at Heritage Homes Together We Rise’s ability to help foster youth is dependent upon our community partners and friends. Today we want to gush over our friends at Heritage Homes. They recently came to pick up some donations and gave us some insight into how we help the foster community. Meet Deonne… Continue reading Lifting Foster Youth at Heritage Homes

Behind The Family Fellowship – Robert and Hope Smith

Behind The Family Fellowship – Robert and Hope Smith Let’s take a look at the biggest supporters of our Family Fellowship scholarship, Robert and Hope Smith. Since 2015, Together We Rise and Fund ll Foundation’s partnership has helped dozens of former foster youth achieve their academic goals through the Family Fellowship scholarship. The founding director and… Continue reading Behind The Family Fellowship – Robert and Hope Smith

4 Fun Valentine’s Day Team Building Activities In 2022

4 Fun Valentine’s Day Team Building Activities In 2022 Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and we have 4 fun Valentine’s Day team building activities for you in 2022. There is way more to Valentine’s Day than romantic love. The pandemic is still a part of our lives in 2022, it comes as a… Continue reading 4 Fun Valentine’s Day Team Building Activities In 2022

Making a Difference with Mercedes-Benz USA

Making a Difference with Mercedes-Benz USA Together We Rise and Mercedes-Benz USA met in Atlanta, Georgia on January 25th for our first in-person team building event of 2022! Mercedes-Benz USA is committed to uplifting the community through philanthropic partnerships that empower the next generation. “We live and work in communities that do not always have… Continue reading Making a Difference with Mercedes-Benz USA

Help Celebrate Thalia’s 50 Years Of Fostering

Help Celebrate Thalia’s 50 Years Of Fostering This week for Feel Good Friday we want to honor the amazing Thalia Thornton for her 50 years of fostering. Since 1972, the 85-year-old has helped raise more than 700 children in her Oceanport, NJ home. According to Angela Allora, a retired nurse who worked for New Jersey’s… Continue reading Help Celebrate Thalia’s 50 Years Of Fostering

5 Reasons Why You Should Foster Teens

5 Reasons Why You Should Foster Teens Teens in foster care often get a bad rap. We can all agree that there is a general misconception when it comes to teens, think of sayings like, “the teenage years,” or “troubled teens.” So when it comes to fostering, many people prefer to start with younger children.… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Foster Teens

Help Kids in Foster Care During Black History Month

Help Kids in Foster Care During Black History Month Black History Month is a time to honor the contributions and legacy of black and African Americans across U.S. history and society—from activists and civil rights pioneers to leaders in industry, politics, science, culture, and more. As Together We Rise continues to honor the achievements of our fellow… Continue reading Help Kids in Foster Care During Black History Month

Former Foster Youth Gives Back As National Mullet Contest Winner

Former Foster Youth Gives Back As National Mullet Contest Winner When Allan and Alice were only four years old, they were placed in the foster home of Derek & Lesli Baltz. The couple became their forever family because reunification with their birth parents was not an option for this pair. However, destiny had other plans… Continue reading Former Foster Youth Gives Back As National Mullet Contest Winner

Bush Animal Clinic Help Local Foster Youth With Together We Rise

Bush Animal Clinic Help Local Foster Youth With Together We Rise Since 2015 the Bush Animal Clinic has partnered with Together We Rise to help local foster youth. Together with the local community Bush Animal Clinic in Albany, Georgia raised enough funds to sponsor five different service activities. This year their goal is to fundraise and… Continue reading Bush Animal Clinic Help Local Foster Youth With Together We Rise

Feel Good Friday- Help Celebrate Nico’s Gotcha Day

Feel Good Friday- Help Celebrate Nico’s Gotcha Day It is Feel Good Friday and there is a lot to be grateful for. Today we ask you to help us celebrate Nico’s Gotcha Day! You may be wondering, what is a “Gotcha Day?” Well, that my friends, depends on who you ask. Many people view it… Continue reading Feel Good Friday- Help Celebrate Nico’s Gotcha Day