Together Rising

We’re all givers and receivers

Maureen* had been a regular TEAM LOVE giver to Together Rising, always grateful to share what she could with people who needed a little extra.  However, when her husband, the sole income-earner for their family, was furloughed due to COVID-19, Maureen worried anxiously about paying bills and keeping food on the table for her three…

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Thank you from Eva!

Eva left a toxic and homophobic environment to move to Brooklyn in August. Twenty three years old, she’d been working three jobs to make ends meet, but when Covid hit, she lost all of her jobs. She has been desperately looking for work, and selling her belongings online to scrape together enough for food and…

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A wagon for Vicky!

Stacy, a mama of two girls, wrote to us recently about her family’s very limited transportation options. Walking is Stacy and her girls’ primary way of getting where they need to go — but for her Autistic six-year-old daughter Vicky, who has ankle issues that affect her ability to walk and require her to wear…

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Thank you for standing with families affected by Hurricane Laura

Four weeks ago, Hurricane Laura, the strongest hurricane to hit Louisiana’s shore in over 160 years, decimated Cameron and Lake Charles with 150 MPH winds and unrelenting storm surge that engulfed entire buildings and ripped trees from the ground and roofs from homes, then tore through surrounding areas of Louisiana and Southeast Texas and Arkansas,…

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