About us

Fostering a world where every child can thrive

We believe every child deserves stability, love, and nurturing to grow into their full potential.

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Our vision

Cultivating loving families for children in need

RaiseAChild brings personal experience and expert guidance to help you discover your options and support you on your path to caring for a child in your community.

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Our Mission

To inspire and encourage caring people to nurture children in foster care.

Fostering Services:

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Info Sessions
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Parent Matching Event
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Community Resources
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RaiseAChild Team

we know. we've been there.
Our team is proud to have a personal connection to our critical work.

Jason Cook
Jason Cook
Chief Program Officer

Foster-to-adopt parent of 7

Deyanira Contreras
Deyanira Contreras
Parent Advocate Deputy Director

Foster parent

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Sonja Lee
Community Event Planner

Parent

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Yuliana Gutierrez
Bilingual Parent Advocate

Foster care advocate

WE ARE HIRING

Join our team

RaiseAChild CEO

RaiseAChild is looking for a new CEO to start in 2024. Interested? Please apply

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RaiseAChild Board

Nancy Mogy
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Nancy Mogy
Board Member, Fundraising Committee Member, & Secretary
Motivational Speaker & Youth Advocate
Guillaume de Chalendar
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Guillaume de Chalendar
Board Member, Finance Committee Chair
SVP, Head of Media & Entertainment, Banc of California
Jonathan Fitzgerald
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Jonathan Fitzgarrald
Board Member, Governance Committee Chair
ChairEquinox Strategy Partners,
Foster-to-Adopt Parent
Lyndea Dew
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Lyndea Dew
Board Member, Fundraising Committee Chair
Senior Manager, Live & Custom Ads Commercialization, Netflix
Maggie Bohlman
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Maggie Bohlman
Board Member, Governance Committee Member
Piece-by-Piece, Executive Director, Foster-to-Adopt Parent
Beth McCluney
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Beth McCluney
Board Member, Fundraising Committee Member
Owner, Krieger Speciality Products, Foster-to-Adopt Parent
Linda Konner
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Linda Konner
Board Member, Fundraising Committee Member
Parent
Daniel Roemer
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Daniel Roemer
Board Member, Fundraising Committee Member
VP, Rumack Family Foundation, Foster-to-Adopt parent

Agency Partners

RaiseAChild partners with FFA's and county agencies to find loving homes for children in foster care. We work closely with each agency to match parents with the needs of children in each agency's network.

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