LUK Receives 40 Bicycles from Symantec and Together We Rise

November 2017

FITCHBURG – LUK, Inc., a community-based nonprofit agency dedicated to supporting individuals and families, has received a generous donation of 40 bicycles through a combined effort from Together We Rise and Symantec. These bicycles will be distributed to youth in LUK’s Foster Homes throughout Central Massachusetts.

LUK is appreciative of the thoughtful donation from Symantec and Together We Rise. “Because the kids move around, they do not usually have a bike to call their own,” says Eric Fortier, Assistant Director of Community Placement. “These bikes will make a big difference – something special to call their own. They will be so thankful.”

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. Together We Rise also has programs that 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. For more information, please visit

Symantec Corporation is a cyber security company which helps organizations, governments, and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Symantec operates one of the world’s largest civilian cyber intelligence networks, allowing it to see and protect against the most advanced threats. For additional information, please visit

LUK is a nonprofit multiservice agency dedicated to improving the safety, health, and emotional well-being of youth, families and adults. As a community based organization, LUK offers an array of child and family services through four regional offices in Central Massachusetts: Fitchburg, Lowell, Webster, and Worcester. LUK’s mission is to challenge and inspire youth, adults, and families to realize their unique potential through community-based prevention, intervention, education, and support services.

For more information about LUK, Inc., please visit, call (800) 579-0000, or follow LUK, Inc. on Facebook. Join us in building stronger communities, family by family!


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