In 2018 Lux + Vita will begin to give a portion of all profits to a variety of nonprofits.
Serving others has been a huge part of my life, which is why I choose to continue serving others through Lux + Vita.
Below is information about the current nonprofit that Lux + Vita will be supporting.
Keep up with #LVGivesBack to see how you can help make a difference.
About Together We Rise
Together We Rise is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization comprised of motivated young adults and former foster youth. Their vision is to improve the lives of foster children in America, who often find themselves forgotten and neglected by the public. They collaborate with community partners to bring resources to foster youth and use service-learning activities to educate volunteers on issues surrounding the foster care system.
Their foundation has allowed them to provide thousands of foster youth across the country with new bicycles, college supplies, and suitcases so that children do not have to travel from home to home with their belongings in a trash bag.
Why Together We Rise?
I love kids. I've grown up babysitting and serving in Children's Ministry at all of the churches I've attended. Over the years I've watched several friends become foster parents and I have seen the way they love those kids like they're their own. After hearing about TWR from a friend, my eyes were opened to the reality that not all kids get to go to such amazing foster homes like my friends'. The reality that TWR shared is that many foster children move from home to home carrying their belonging in a trash bag. A TRASH BAG. Even as I type this I'm tearing up because that to me just makes the whole situation even more awful. TWR helps serve kids in foster care through several programs - Sweet Cases (filled with essentials like a teddy bear, blanket, hygiene kit, and much more), Build-a-Bike (Free bikes to kids and to teens who need to get to work), and Family Fellowship (10-15 college freshmen receive a $90,000 scholarship—it includes tuition, housing, mentors, and a familial like setting).
How can you help?
A percentage of each project (website, design, VA) done with Lux + Vita goes directly to Together We Rise.
If you'd like to also support TWR, below are 3 ways you can get involved.