Kids Need YOUR Help

Every May Foster Care Awareness Month allows organizations and individuals to speak up and educate others about the disparities and joys within the foster care community. There are currently 430,000 children in foster care nationwide, many of who suffer from depression, PTSD, and need more support.

3%

Only 3% of foster youth will graduate college

25%

Foster youth who suffer from PTSD

20%

OF FOSTER YOUTH WILL BECOME HOMELESS THE DAY THEY AGE OUT.

10,000
Goal: 50,000
Helping Kids in Foster Care

Start a
Foster Care Awareness Month
Fundraiser

Help raise awareness and tangible support by creating a fundraising campaign directly through Together We Rise. Share your fundraiser and challenge your friends and family to make a difference in the lives of children in foster care.

Create a Social Movement

Share content from our Advocacy Media Kit on your social sites. Encourage and educate your network to make a difference in the lives of youth in foster care.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is a Foster Care Awareness Month important?

The foster care system touches every part of our society. When you look at any social issue, whether it is fighting poverty, homelessness, sex trafficking, the school to prison pipeline, educational inequality, children who’ve experienced foster care are represented in those groups in outstanding numbers.

Foster Care Awareness Month allows those who advocate for children in care to speak to these hard truths. Truths that often go unseen and heard.

Where does my donation go?

Funds raised during Foster Care Awareness month are used to purchase essential items then redistributed to children in foster care through our foster agency partners.

How much of my donation goes towards helping kids in foster care?

92% of all donations go directly towards supporting children in foster care. For more insight on our financials, please review our financial documents here.

Why should I donate towards a Together We Rise program?

There are plenty of ways you can help children in foster care. Donating towards a Together We Rise service project or program is a direct way you can bring hope and solve an immediate need.

Still have questions?

Feel free to ask any questions you may have regarding our Foster Care Awareness Month or any of our programs. Our team is available to address your submissions within 1-2 business days. If you need immediate assistance, please call us directly at (714)-784-6760.

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