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With almost half a million American children in foster care, we need everyone's help volunteering. Become a part of a nationwide volunteer movement that is changing the way kids experience the foster care system. Through team building and service projects, our volunteers make positive contributions to children who live in their communities. Be the change.

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Take action by volunteering to help kids in your community. Fundraise, plan, and host a service project that benefits local children in foster care. Together We Rise is here to help you every step of the way.

Decorate Sweet Cases

When children enter foster care, they are usually given a trash bag to move their few belongings in. We provide NEW duffle bags filled with essentials like a teddy bear, blanket, hygiene kit, and much more. We also provide duffle bags for teenagers.

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Decorate Birthday Boxes

A Birthday Box is an all inclusive kit that helps children in foster care celebrate their special day. The goal behind the Birthday Box program is to ensure that every child in foster care can feel seen and appreciated on their birthday.

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Decorate STEM Boxes

Early exposure to STEM topics encourages children in foster care to set achievable career and educational goals within the field.

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Decorate Superhero Boxes

To help address this problem we turned to our love of superheroes and created an interactive service project that helps kids in foster care unleash their inner superhero

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Build Bikes

While children experience the foster care system, they often lose the simple joys of childhood like riding a bicycle. We provide FREE bicycles to hundreds of children. We also provide bicycles for teenagers that need help getting to school or work.

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Build A Board

Youth in foster care often miss out on childhood activities like riding a skateboard. We provide hundreds of skateboards to children in foster care throughout the nation. Skateboards not only offers adventure and community but a consistent form of transportation.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Why Get Involved With Together We Rise?

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.

Together We Rise is a leader in foster care innovation. Together with the community, we advocate for children in care lifting their voices and coming up with solutions for the problems they face. When you get involved with Together We Rise, you are part of the solution, bringing value resources to children who need it most.


Where Does My Donation Go?

Donations and funds raised are used to support essential programs which are distributed to children in foster care through our foster agency partners.


How Much Of My Donation Goes Towards Helping Children In Foster Care?

92% of all donations go directly towards the sponsored program. Together We Rise is committed to ensuring that your support is directly reaching children in foster care nationwide. 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 Together We Rise and 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.