Together Rising

Martha’s Place Update

Remember Ms. Amelia and Martha’s Place?   When Ms. Amelia and her husband started connecting with Baltimore neighbors two decades ago, the people said they desperately needed transitional housing for women who were newly sober. Babies needed their moms to have safe spaces where they could stay clean and healthy. Ms. Amelia, who lost her own…

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They are all reuniting with their babies!!!

FINALLY – THEY’RE ALL REUNITING WITH THEIR BABIES!!!! On 3/2, through Together Rising, you stood vigil on the border with 29 families who came to reclaim their children. These parents had their children ripped from their arms by the administration, and were then illegally deported without their children. After we crossed, 17 of these asylum-seeking…

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Pine Ridge Reservation flooding

Five months ago, we first shared with you about the Oglala Lakota peoples of the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, as they struggled to survive the freezing winter without heat or firewood. You gave $400,000 so they could stay fed and warm throughout the winter and to invest in the tribe’s self-sufficiency for winters…

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Helping others breathe a little easier

Here at Together Rising, we know there’s no such thing as other people’s children. And we know one of our main jobs on this earth is to help our sisters and our children breathe a little easier. Meet our girl, Quinn. She is a 15 year old warrior — sweet and fierce with an indomitable…

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