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January 9, 2018

The Raise Foundation 2018 Volunteer Recruitment & Networking Mixer

Help kick your New Year off by learning about some meaningful ways to volunteer for a very critical cause – the prevention of child abuse and neglect. The Raise Foundation’s Board of Directors and Young Professionals Board invite you — and all others you know who care about the safety and welfare of children —… read more

October 24, 2017

Blue Ribbon Celebrity Classic Golf Tournament

Blue Ribbon Celebrity Classic Changing the lives of abused and neglected children … One tee at a time. Join us Tuesday, October 24th for a Celebrity Golf Tournament to benefit The Raise Foundation. Live Auction THE RAMS ARE BACK! Be a part of the homecoming action. You and a guest will enjoy …. A special… read more

September 11, 2017

AB 1250 Update

During August you may have seen a call to action from The Raise Foundation and others; we asked all our friends and supporters to help stop Assembly Bill 1250. This bill (if passed) would inevitably affect the most vulnerable families we serve. Sponsored by Assembly Member Reginald Jones-Sawyer (D) representing the 59th Assembly District (portions… read more

September 8, 2017

Service Club Makes All the Difference

Those who have ever had to prepare children for school know how much goes into it – buying them clothes, shoes, school supplies, and a backpack to name just a few. Yet for families-in-need, this can be cost prohibitive. More often than not the children end up wearing worn-out shoes and come to school with… read more

September 6, 2017

A New Addition to Food Distributions – Hurtt Family Health Clinic

A Special New Partnership Announced by The Raise Foundation Parents struggling to provide their children nutritious food choices have been grateful for the monthly food distribution program which began last year at Manzanita Park thanks to a special collaboration between The Raise Foundation, Boys & Girls Club of Anaheim, and Second Harvest Food Bank. Another… read more

September 6, 2017

How to Prevent Drownings – You are Part of the Solution

An eleven year old girl is looking forward to her friends coming over to her house for a swim party. Before they arrive she says to her parents, “Which one of you is going to be the Water Watcher?” We’d expect no less from the soon-to-be teenager, as she is the daughter of Todd Spitzer… read more

September 6, 2017

Back to School With Orange County Foster Youth

As we watch our children head back into the classroom for the next school year, there is a population of children that warrant special attention: Orange County foster youth.  While we do our best to mitigate the trauma to our foster children during their time in the dependency system, trauma is unfortunately prevalent and is… read more

September 4, 2017

Adopt-a-Family Questionnaire

Submit by Friday, October 20, 2017.  … read more

August 8, 2017

Basic Needs Drive

Thank You for your interest in being part of the 2017 Hygiene Basic Needs Drive. Drive will be held from August 15 – October 6, 2017. Needed items include Shampoo, Conditioner, Hand and Bath Soap, Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Mouthwash, Deodorant, Powder, Floss, Hair Brushes, Wash Cloths, Toilet Paper, Tissues. Items can be for children and/or adults.… read more

May 25, 2017

Pinwheels For Prevention

Pinwheels for Prevention is a nationwide public awareness campaign that puts a new spin on prevention. The campaign uses community activities and public policies to prioritize prevention right from the start, making sure child abuse and neglect never occur. “Pinwheel gardens” planted in communities across the nation are visual reminders that we all play a… read more