Happy Father’s Day

One of our youth wrote this special message for Father’s Day. We hope you enjoy her words! In honor of Father’s Day, I would like to say thank you to all the fathers around the world who hold their family together. It is not just any other day, but it takes a real man to […]

2021-2022 Impact Report

2021-2022 Impact Report We are excited to share our 2021-2022 Impact Report! Thanks to your support, we have been able to reach more youth in our community than ever before! Click below to read more about the amazing impact our Life Coaches, Community Coaches, and volunteers make in the lives of at risk youth.  Read […]

Mental Health Month

May Is Mental Health Month Since 1949, Mental Health Month has been observed as a way to raise awareness about the importance of mental health and to normalize the need for mental health support. Mental health awareness is an important area of our work at Together We Thrive. The youth we work with are considered […]

Dreaming in Art

Dreaming in Art Local Artist Helps a Youth Dream Big About Her Future Some youth know exactly what they want to be when they grow up. Maybe they’ve had the same dream since they were a child or the profession runs in the family. But for many youth, determining what they want to do, who […]

The Gift of Financial Literacy

The Gift of Financial Literacy First United Bank has been a longtime supporter of Together We Thrive and philanthropic leader in the communities they serve. From supporting our Playing for a Purpose Tennis Tournament and Casino Night events, to organizing their own annual United Acts of Kindness Day, First United Bank is on a mission […]

Artist Needed!

Artist Needed! We are looking for someone who works professionally in the field of art – whether it be designer, illustrator, animator, etc. – to host an area youth for an immersive day in the world of an artist! As part of the upcoming “Bring Your Child to Work Day” (April 28th), we are looking […]

Working Together to End the Exploitation of Children

Working Together to End the Exploitation of Children This week, Tracey Hardwick, Together We Thrive Executive Director, was invited to participate in the All for Humanities Alliance (A4H). A4H is a mighty group of influencers from Los Angeles, New York and Dallas – all dedicated to combating the #1 business in the world, a $150 […]

Writing to Heal

Writing to Heal Part of our mission at Together We Thrive is to walk with at risk youth and help them rewrite their future. Many of these youth have experienced trauma that can hinder their ability to transition successfully into adulthood. Experiencing trauma alone doesn’t cause a youth to be considered at risk. Oftentimes, it […]

Gifts That Give Back

Gifts That Give Back Last week, we gathered to host a very special Valentine’s Day party for a group of at risk youth at an area high school. The youth at this school have seen and experienced many things that most of us cannot imagine. Some of these youth are walking the hard road of […]

Helping Youth Envision Their Future

Helping Youth Envision Their Future Most the youth we work with are in their formative teen years – normally, a time to dream big and plan for the future. Many of our youth, however, do not have a consistent influence at home to help them navigate this pivotal time. They don’t have someone asking them […]