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In The News

News Stories

July 14 – Trinity Charter Schools Seeking Educational Mentors for Children

July 4 – Upbring: Caring for children — on the border and worldwide

June 20 – Foster Parent Shares Her Heartwarming Story on Good Day Austin

May 16 – Focus on South Texas Highlights the Need for Foster Families in San Antonio

Press Releases

Upbring Conference to Feature Foster Care Expert Dr. John DeGarmo

FLOWER MOUND, TX– September 13, 2018 – Nearly 4,000 children in the DFW area were in foster care last year. Each child had immediate needs for food, clothing and shelter. But as a foster care expert and foster parent who has welcomed more than 55 children into his home and heart, Dr. John DeGarmo knows that most importantly, every child in foster care needs love.

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Upbring, Texas Institute for Child and Family Wellbeing
Release First-of-its-Kind Study on Youth in Foster Care

AUSTIN, TX – March 7, 2018 – Upbring, a thought leader among child welfare nonprofits, and the Texas Institute for Child and Family Wellbeing today released the pilot report from the Texas Youth Permanency Study (TYPS). The study asks whether the child welfare system’s focus on legal permanency (adoption, reunification, kinship care) for children in foster care is sufficient— and offers an alternative model to give youth everything they need to succeed in adulthood.

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Upbring Extends Christian School Initiative to Houston

HOUSTON – January 29, 2018 – Upbring, a leader in early childhood education, announced the opening of Upbring School of Discovery and Leadership (USDL) – Downtown Houston. Located at 1316 Washington Avenue, USDL offers a Christian education with a STEAM emphasis to students between six weeks and kindergarten.

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Upbring Names 2017 CFO of the Year Award Nominee as Finance Director

AUSTIN, TX – December 19, 2017 –  Upbring, a nonprofit organization working to break the cycle of child abuse, is pleased to welcome Holly Raymond as senior vice president of finance. As a direct report to the chief executive officer, Raymond’s responsibilities include strategic planning, financial reporting, cash management, budget preparation, and contract review and approval.

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RIGHT NOW: Provide Urgent Support and Resources to Texas Families Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Upbring working to raise $200,000 in the next 200 hoursto help more than 350 families facing post-hurricane challenges

Austin, Texas – September 1, 2017 – Upbring, one of Texas’ largest foster care and adoption service providers, and those we serve are in need of immediate assistance.

Following the devastating impacts of Hurricane Harvey and the flooding that has affected millions of Texans, Upbring is poised to help Texas families rebuild their lives. There is an opportunity for the public to help quickly and directly.

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Upbring BeREAL Program Recognized by Texas Network of Youth Services

Cypress, Texas – June 26, 2017 – Upbring, one of Texas’ leading children’s services providers, will host its annual Upbring Golf Houston fundraiser today at BlackHorse Golf Club, 12205 Fry Road in Cypress, TX at 8 a.m. Proceeds from the 18-hole, four-person scramble benefit the life-giving services delivered at Upbring Krause Children’s Center in Katy, Texas.

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Annual Upbring Golf Houston Fundraiser Benefits Young Girls Healing from Childhood Trauma

Cypress, Texas – June 26, 2017 – Upbring, one of Texas’ leading children’s services providers, will host its annual Upbring Golf Houston fundraiser today at BlackHorse Golf Club, 12205 Fry Road in Cypress, TX at 8 a.m. Proceeds from the 18-hole, four-person scramble benefit the life-giving services delivered at Upbring Krause Children’s Center in Katy, Texas.

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Upbring to Accept Donation from South Plains Archery Club During Annual Celebration of Lubbock-Area Ministries

Shallowater, Texas – June 8, 2017 – Upbring, one of Texas’ largest foster care and adoption service providers, will host its Seventh Annual Beer & Brats celebration at Biggin Hill Air Park in Shallowater at 5:30 p.m. today. During the event, Upbring supporters on the South Plains will celebrate Upbring programs that directly serve the Lubbock community. The South Plains Archery Club will also present Upbring with a donation benefitting Lubbock-area children served by the Upbring Foster In Texas (FIT) program.
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All-Day Celebration of Tyler Foster Families Being Held at New Upbring Foster Care Office Today

Austin, Texas – June 2, 2017 – Upbring, one of Texas’ largest foster care and adoption service providers, will host an all-day open house at its new Foster In Texas (FIT) location in Tyler at 6770 Old Jacksonville Hwy, Suite 104 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. today.
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Upbring to Open Private Faith-Based Preschool in Austin

Austin, Texas – March 24, 2017 – Upbring announced that it will open a private, faith-based preschool at 3407 Red River Street in Austin. Upbring School of Arts and Sciences – Central Austin Campus is currently enrolling students for the fall 2017 semester.
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Upbring to Sell Kruse Village Facilities to Current Operator and Manager Health Dimensions Group

Brenham, Texas – November 1, 2016 – Upbring, a 135-year-old social services organization (previously Lutheran Social Services of the South)—and the largest provider of foster care and adoption services in Texas—also has a long history of owning and managing senior living/retirement communities in Texas.
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