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Disneyland welcomes 350 children in foster care for reunification with the biological brothers and sisters

“The goal is to help them have positive memories from their childhood with their brothers and sisters,” said Steven pierre macias, donor relations manager for Together We Rise.

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The happiest place on earth, as a host for an extra special event this past weekend, welcoming 350 children in the foster care system to spend time with their biological brothers and sisters in the amusement park.

Last weekend, the non-profit group Together, We threw a “Disney-Days” – event for children in the foster care system, local to the Anaheim, California. People reports. The program is free and provided “souvenirs, food and pocket money” for the big day.

On September 22 and 23, the non-profit group Together, We threw a “Disney-Days” – event for children in the foster care system, local to the Anaheim, California. area.

(TogetherWeRise.org)

“The goal is to help them have positive memories from their childhood with their brothers and sisters and allow them a weekend to just enjoy his children,” Steven pierre macias, donor relations manager for Together We Rise, told Good Morning America of the festivities.

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Pierre macias further revealed that many of the children declared the event as “the best day ever,” and expressed great appreciation for the people behind the scenes.

Pierre macias further revealed that many of the children declared the event as “the best day ever.”

(TogetherWeRise.org)

“We could not have our Disney Day event happen without the support of our donors, volunteers and sponsors,” he added. “The reunification of 350 children in foster care at the Happiest Place on Earth is no easy feat, so we rely on [their]… to help the magic happen.”

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Coordinators for the non-profit say that the event would have been impossible without the help of volunteers.

(TogetherWeRise.org)

“In foster care is a very traumatic experience, I know, because I was a foster child. Bravo to all these people who bring joy and hope to these beautiful children by reuniting them, even if it’s just for the day!!” a supporter wrote on Twitter.

Janine Puhak is an editor for Fox News Lifestyle. Follow her on Twitter via @JaninePuhak

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