Try these 7 bonding activities to do with your foster family. Together We Rise is a nationwide children’s nonprofit helping foster families.
Foster youth are more vulnerable to digital crime in a number of ways. They face a different set of challenges compared to other children, which means their personal information may be more likely to be compromised online, and are at higher risk of falling victim to identity theft. Additionally, foster youth often move around a… Continue reading Five Things Foster Parents Should Know About Safeguarding Kids’ Digital Safety
Children have always been attractive targets of digital thieves. They have clean, typically unmonitored credit reports that offer criminals ample time to cause substantial damage to the child’s credit. Often, this fraud goes unnoticed until the victim reaches adulthood and applies for their first credit card, job, home, or anything else that might require a… Continue reading Five Things Foster Youth Should Know About Digital Safety
With Foster Care Awareness Month just around the corner, we wanted to lift the voices of former foster youth. Part of the goal of Foster Care Awareness Month is to shed light on the lived experiences of those who’ve been in the foster care system. Today we spoke with Jessica C. an author and advocate… Continue reading Q&A With Former Foster Youth Turned Author Jessica C.
Q&A with Kent Bennett from the LA Department of Children & Family Services Together We Rise is able to reach foster youth because of our amazing foster agency partners across the United States. A secondary goal to our mission is to uplift and educate people about what is actually happening within the foster care community.… Continue reading Q&A with Kent Bennett from the LA Department of Children & Family Services
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
4 Ways to Show Appreciation to Foster Moms For many people, Mother’s Day is a special day to celebrate the important women in their lives. There are many foster moms who go above and beyond to provide love and support for every child in their foster home. If you know a foster mom, one of… Continue reading 4 Ways to Show Appreciation to Foster Moms
Lifting Foster Youth at Heritage Homes Together We Rise’s ability to help foster youth is dependent upon our community partners and friends. Today we want to gush over our friends at Heritage Homes. They recently came to pick up some donations and gave us some insight into how we help the foster community. Meet Deonne… Continue reading Lifting Foster Youth at Heritage Homes
Let’s take a look at the biggest supporters of our Family Fellowship scholarship, Robert and Hope Smith. Since 2015, Together We Rise and Fund ll Foundation’s partnership has helped dozens of former foster youth achieve their academic goals through the Family Fellowship scholarship. The founding director and president of the Fund II Foundation, Robert F. Smith,… Continue reading Behind The Family Fellowship – Robert and Hope Smith
4 Fun Valentine’s Day Team Building Activities In 2022 Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and we have 4 fun Valentine’s Day team building activities for you in 2022. There is way more to Valentine’s Day than romantic love. The pandemic is still a part of our lives in 2022, it comes as a… Continue reading 4 Fun Valentine’s Day Team Building Activities In 2022