7 Bonding Activities To Do With Your Foster Family

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Try these 7 bonding activities to do with your foster family. Together We Rise is a nationwide children’s nonprofit helping foster families.

6 Summer Activities for Foster Families

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6 Summer Activities for Foster Families We all have fond memories of childhood summers. Hanging out with friends all day long or laughing while doing fun activities with our families. The first day of summer vacation is every kid’s favorite day! Summer activities also provide the perfect opportunity for foster families to bond and make… Continue reading 6 Summer Activities for Foster Families

Holiday Shopping Sprees 2021 Brings Holiday Cheer to 100 Teens in Foster Care

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Holiday Shopping Sprees 2021 Together We Rise is so grateful to be back and hosting our 2021 Holiday Shopping Sprees. The pandemic continues to hold a lot of uncertainty for foster youth and their families. Offering this event helps bring joy to teens, especially since they are able to pick out exactly what they’d like.… Continue reading Holiday Shopping Sprees 2021 Brings Holiday Cheer to 100 Teens in Foster Care

Kids Up for Adoption Through Foster Care

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Kids Up for Adoption Through Foster Care Did you know there are over 125K kids up for adoption through foster care? Not only are these children in need of loving homes, in most states adoption through foster care is free! Today we chat with Stephanie Acker about the best kid in the entire world, her… Continue reading Kids Up for Adoption Through Foster Care

5 Things You Should Know About Fostering

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5 Things You Should Know About Fostering Together We Rise has interviewed hundreds of foster parents about their foster care journeys. While everyone has different reasons, there are still many misconceptions about fostering. So here is our list of the top 5 things you should know about fostering. 1. Support Networks are Important Becoming a… Continue reading 5 Things You Should Know About Fostering

5 COVID Safe Date Night Ideas

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5 COVID Safe Date Night Ideas Even before COVID, it can be hard to find time for romance as a parent. Just because we are living through a pandemic doesn’t mean we can’t reconnect with our partners. Here are our top 5 COVID safe date night ideas. 1. Backyard Movie Night A fun and COVID… Continue reading 5 COVID Safe Date Night Ideas

Top 5 COVID Safe Outdoor Activities For The Family

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Top 5 COVID Safe Outdoor Activities For The Family Everyone is feeling the heat and restlessness of the summer. As we continue to adjust to COVID and keep our families safe, we still want something fun to do. Here are our top 5 COVID safe outdoor activities to enjoy with your family. 1. Nature Hikes… Continue reading Top 5 COVID Safe Outdoor Activities For The Family

5 Ways to Make Masks Less Scary for Kids

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5 Ways to Make Masks Less Scary for Kids Masks can be scary for kids. Not the just Halloween masks but surgical masks worn by everyone because of COVID. Think about it. In American society face masks are a rare thing in public. Before the Coronavirus the only place masks were prevalent was in hospitals.… Continue reading 5 Ways to Make Masks Less Scary for Kids

5 Bad Habits You’ve Picked Up During COVID

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5 Bad Habits You’ve Picked Up During COVID What bad habits have you’ve picked up during COVID? Not exercising? Maybe wearing the same pajamas for days? Now that we are going back to work and slowly back to life, as usual, it’s time to revaluate. Here is our list of 5 bad habits picked up… Continue reading 5 Bad Habits You’ve Picked Up During COVID

Meet Becky Mercer a Champion for Children in Care

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Meet Becky Mercer a Champion for Children in Care There are currently over 430,000 children in care nationwide. To help increase awareness about the needs within the foster care community, Together We Rise is chatting with Becky Mercer from Lonestar Social Services.  Who is Becky Mercer? Becky is a longtime advocate for children. She started… Continue reading Meet Becky Mercer a Champion for Children in Care


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