Nonprofit for Kids with JetBlue in New York

Nonprofit for kids Together We Rise and JetBlue has been partners in improving the lives of children in foster care for over half a decade. For National Philanthropy Month this year, we decided to do something we’ve never done before. On November 14th, we packed our bags and flew to John F. Kennedy International Airport… Continue reading Nonprofit for Kids with JetBlue in New York

Build a Board: Making Friends at Facebook

Together We Rise is lucky to have charitable partnerships and friends all over the nation. Over the years we have made friends on Facebook. Now we can say that we have made some friends at Facebook through our build a board event.  On September 16th, we visited Facebook’s Headquarters in Menlo Park, California to work on… Continue reading Build a Board: Making Friends at Facebook

All The Feels Comfort Bags for Foster Care

Though Together We Rise is based out of Southern California, we love traveling across the country to give groups the opportunity to help out in their own communities. So when All The Feels invited us to St. Paul, Minnesota for a Sweet Case event, we packed our bags, hopped on a plane, and headed to… Continue reading All The Feels Comfort Bags for Foster Care

Foster Care Kits Team Building with Saban

With our HQ just minutes away from sunny Los Angeles, California, we’re lucky to be able to visit the city of stars as often as we do. We’re also lucky to work with companies like Saban, whose wonderful philanthropy makes foster kids feel like stars! We love every team-building activity, but this one was especially… Continue reading Foster Care Kits Team Building with Saban

Sweet Cases Corporate Team Building with FOX!

We love visiting Los Angeles, especially when we’re hosting charitable team building activities in the city. So when FOX Studios reached out to us looking for a corporate team building activity to boost morale and volunteering for foster care, we jumped in the car and headed straight for their studio lot. FOX employees spent a… Continue reading Sweet Cases Corporate Team Building with FOX!

Sweet Cases with Veterinary Pet Insurance

On Thursday, March 13th, 15 volunteers from Veterinary Pet Insurance came together to build Sweet-Cases for local foster kids at our Brea, CA office.  These volunteers were able to assemble 15 Sweet-Cases that included a decorated duffle bag filled with a pillow pet, coloring book, crayons, hygiene kit, personalized note, pillow, and blanket.  These items… Continue reading Sweet Cases with Veterinary Pet Insurance

Target Builds Sweet Cases for Foster Youth

What do grown-ups and pillow pets have in common? Not much, except that sometimes the grown-ups come to our Brea, CA office here at TWR and help put these stuffed animals in their new hand-drawn homes, Sweet Cases! Last week, Together We Rise partnered with 15 of Target’s Corporate Interns to assemble and decorate 25 Sweet… Continue reading Target Builds Sweet Cases for Foster Youth

Volunteer with Foster Youth: JetBlue Sweet Cases

With TWR’s help, JetBlue employees in Salt Lake City, Utah assembled 225 Sweet Cases in a totally unique way. Teams played games to win specific items, like pillow pets, crayons and hygiene kits. After collecting items, they carried them around in trash bags to mirror a typical foster child’s experience. Most states provide only a… Continue reading Volunteer with Foster Youth: JetBlue Sweet Cases