Turkey Donations for Foster Families Together We Rise is thankful for having great supporters who allow us to help so many children in foster care. The holiday season can be difficult for both children in foster care and their foster families. It is important that we continue to find creative ways to help foster youth across… Continue reading Donate Turkeys to Foster Kids and Families
Last weekend was one to remember as the Together We Rise team reunited over 350 siblings separated in foster care at “the Happiest Place on Earth,” Disneyland! Disney Days started when founder Danny Mendoza shared his birthday with children in foster care and take them to Disneyland. Disney Days 2018 took place in Anaheim, CA… Continue reading Disney Days – 350 Siblings Reunited at Disney!
Moving from home to home can be a difficult experience for a young child to go through. Though we do all we can to improve their lives, they still face challenges that non-foster children will never encounter. Unfortunately, due to these challenges, there’s a lot of negative stigma surrounding the mental wellness of foster and… Continue reading Myth Monday #4: Kids In Foster Care Move Homes Due to Behavioral Problems
The road from foster care to adoption can be confusing, especially to those unfamiliar with the foster care system. One of the most common myths about foster care and misconceptions is that birth parents can reclaim their child, even after another family adopts them. While the overarching goal of foster care is to reunite children… Continue reading Myths About Foster Care: Birth Parents
We’re here to disprove another foster care myth! When people think of a traditional family, an image of a married couple with children comes to mind. Some people think that they have to fit into this mold in order to become foster parents because foster agencies want children to be raised in a “traditional” household.… Continue reading Foster Care Myth: Do You Have to be Married to Become a Foster Parent?
Since day one, our mission has been to help improve the lives of foster children in America. We strive to help in any way we can through our team building activities, scholarships, volunteer opportunities for foster care, and our partnerships that we’ve built over the past ten years. This time, we packed up our equipment… Continue reading Volunteer Opportunities with Foster Care in TX
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!
It’s always great when we’re able to host charitable team building activities in Los Angeles. Disney VoluntEARS reached out to us to boost morale while also making a positive impact on their local community. Our programs are perfect for fun high-energy corporate team-building activities. So in June, we headed to Long Beach for a couple… Continue reading A Bike Build- Corporate Service Project with Disney VoluntEARS!
Volunteer Opportunities to Help Kids in Foster Care for Your Local Communities 1. Become a Driver Foster care agencies often need drivers to get the children in their care to various appointments such as doctor appointments, school functions, or visits with their birth family. It is important to keep in mind that volunteering yourself for… Continue reading Seven Volunteer Opportunities to Help Kids
We love spreading the #fosterlove everywhere we go! This time we were thrilled when our friends at AIG reached out to us to host a charity team building activity at their office in New York City. We headed to the “Big Apple” for a couple of fun-fueled days building bikes and volunteering with foster youth!… Continue reading Volunteering with Foster Youth with AIG