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Uplift Family Services Blog

Santa’s Elves Busy in Sacramento

Uplift Family Services is partnering with the Sacramento Police Department and local volunteers to bring joy to children in the Sacramento area through its 41st annual Foster Santa program. On December 8, 2016, Sacramento Police Department bike patrol officers and police recruits, alo
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Unicorn Thrift Shop Donates to Uplift Family Services

Unicorn Thrift Shop of Almaden held their annual holiday luncheon attended by over 50 members. Members were inspired by Uplift Family Services' staff members Kevin Burnside and Jennifer Paul who spoke about the successes of the Matrix Program in helping our transition age teens. The U
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Nick’s Next Door Uplifts Our Families

Laughter, smiles and good spirits were on the menu as seven Uplift Family Services families were treated to an evening of food, family, and fun at Nick's Next Door. Owner and chef Nick Difu served up a five course meal for kids and parents. The meal started with wild mushroom risotto
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Butter Paddle Hosts Thanksgiving Party for Kids in Crisis

With their usual flair and generosity, Butter Paddle volunteers hosted their annual Thanksgiving party for children in foster care and the residential programs. More than 15 children in our Santa Clara County programs attended the party, along with Uplift Family Services staff and But
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Recognition Event Honors Volunteers for Outstanding Work for Kids and Families

More than 150 volunteers from the Happy Dragon and Unicorn Thrift Shops, The Butter Paddle gift shop, and Tennis Marathon were recognized for their hard work at Uplift Family Services’ annual volunteer recognition event. Attendees enjoyed a buffet dinner, live music, and listened to a
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