October 30, 2020

The Figgers Foundation and Together We Rise Announce Partnership to Help Foster Youth

Brea, CA - The Figgers Foundation commits a gift of $50,000 to Together We Rise to provide bicycles to youth in foster care for the holidays. As part of The Figgers Foundation’s “Every Child Christmas” campaign, bicycles will be donated to foster and adopted youth residing in Florida, Georgia, and California. This campaign officially launches a long-term partnership between The Figgers Foundation and Together We Rise in support of diverse programs benefiting foster youth across the United States.

“We have the unique ability to change a foster child’s trajectory in life with simple acts of kindness and support.” said Freddie Figgers, Founder and President of The Figgers Foundation and Chief Software Architect of Figgers Communications, Inc.

“Together We Rise is humbled by the generosity of The Figgers Foundation and welcomes the new opportunities this partnership will bring. Mr. Figgers’ personal connection to the foster care system inspires hope and aligns with our philosophy about how communities rise together.” said Gianna Dahlia, Executive Director of Together We Rise.

ABOUT THE FIGGERS FOUNDATION

The Figgers Foundation is inspired by its founder Mr. Freddie Figgers, CEO and Chief Software Architect of Figgers Communications, Inc. He is an American inventor, computer programmer, entrepreneur, and the youngest American to hold a Federal Communications Commission License. Born and raised in Quincy, Florida, he was abandoned by his biological mother at birth and adopted by his foster parents. At a young age, he learned the value of accountability and giving back. Living by the mantra, ‘“We are our brother’s keeper,” Mr. Figgers is dedicated to making positive changes in the community. The Figgers Foundation’s mission is to provide essential resources that help propel those in need toward a better tomorrow.

ABOUT TOGETHER WE RISE

Together We Rise is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to change the way children experience the foster care system in America. Through a network of individuals, corporate partners, hundreds of foster agencies, social workers, CASA advocates, and other groups Together We Rise is able to bring enriching programs to foster youth across the nation.

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