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Press Release Archive

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. Read More

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

Upbring working to raise $200,000 in the next 200 hours
to 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

Houston, Texas – June 29, 2017 – Today, Austin-based Upbring, one of Texas’ leading foster care and adoption services providers, will be recognized for the success of its BeREAL program by the Texas Network of Youth Services (TNOYS) at its 34th Annual Conference on Services to Youth and Families. The conference is at the Westin Galleria – Houston, 5060 W. Alabama Street, and the awards presentation will take place during the luncheon from 12:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Read More

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. This community event will allow Upbring’s FIT staff to share information with community members about the great need for foster care families in Texas and how they could serve as foster parents.

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Upbring to Sell Kruse Village Facilities to Current Operator and Manager Health Dimensions Group

The Texas-based social services nonprofit continues to widen its focus on child welfare needs and related programs

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. However, as Upbring’s mission has evolved to focus increasingly on child welfare and the tremendous needs of Texas’ foster children and families, the organization has worked diligently to responsibly divest its holdings in retirement communities.

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