Building community awareness

Our Initiatives

Featured Initiative

Raise For Kaitlyn

The Raise Foundation has crafted bilingual public awareness materials addressing Kaitlyn’s Law and distributes these in-person and digitally throughout the year.

All Initiatives
Water Safety

Drowning consistently remains the leading cause of death for children 1-4 years of age, and among the top-five leading causes for those under the age of 18 years, both in Orange County and California. Each year, near drowning incidents also result in life-long disabilities.

Mandated Reporting

The Raise Foundation, convening Orange County’s Child Abuse Prevention Council, has focused on Mandated Reporting for much of the organization’s history by providing comprehensive trainings and workshops to professionals seeking training opportunities.

Human Trafficking & Sex Trafficking

The Raise Foundation, convening Orange County’s Child Abuse Prevention Council, serves on several collaborative boards that address and combat human trafficking including the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force and the Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC) Steering Committee.

Safe Sleep

The Raise Foundation distributes Safe to Sleep Public Education materials in-person and digitally year-round. Materials include brochures and tip sheets.

Safe Surrender

The Raise Foundation distributes safe surrender public awareness material year-round and features the information prominently during “Keep Kids Safe, Healthy and Happy" presentations.

Resource Family Recruitment

With over 2,000 children in Orange County requiring safe and stable families and housing, either temporarily or permanently, The Raise Foundation supports County of Orange Social Services Agency’s efforts to recruit new resource families.

Mental Health

The Raise Foundation recognizes the importance of mental health and providing culturally appropriate behavioral health resources and services.

Financial Literacy

While we primarily recognize April as Blue Ribbon Month, April is also Financial Literacy Awareness Month.

Substance Use Disorder

The Raise Foundation, convening Orange County’s Child Abuse Prevention Council, public awareness campaigns and professional trainings have been focal points since 2019.

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Toxic Stress

The Raise Foundation (TRF) and Orange County’s Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC) seek to minimize and prevent adverse childhood events through countywide awareness campaigns and accessible workshop opportunities for providers.

Raise For Kaitlyn

The Raise Foundation has crafted bilingual public awareness materials addressing Kaitlyn’s Law and distributes these in-person and digitally throughout the year.

Volunteer Spotlight

Our Volunteers help change lives

Partner with us today, and directly impact your local community

There are many ways you can volunteer, like food distributions, becoming an awareness ambassador, or joining a committee! You can volunteer as an individual or with a group of co-workers, friends, and/or with family. Your caring heart will make a real impact.

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