Together Rising

Love Is Forever Tries

Valentine’s Day can be hard. Because Valentine’s Day is supposed to be about Love. But this day seems only to celebrate the shiny, smiley, holding-hands-while-running-through-sunflowers type of Love. And for many of us, we are in a very different place. Many of us are in the love-as-tough-as-nails place. Where love looks busted up and scuffed…

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One Happy Family

We will not allow the fact that we can’t do everything keep us from doing something.   That’s the promise we made together – you, me, & Together Rising – on December 23, 2015 as we watched families flee a horrendous war in Syria only to drown in tiny, overflowing rubber rafts and freeze on…

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Teens Reaching for Their Dreams

Your monthly recurring giving to Together Rising helps to heal communities nationwide by offering support to help break cycles of poverty and violence. Through Together Rising, you recently invested $50,000 to fund Second Story‘s Teen Center in Culmore, Virginia –which supports 7th – 12th graders at risk of gang violence and recruitment.   Your funds are…

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Holiday Wishes

Every year nearly 500,000 children, impacted by abuse, neglect and trauma, spend time in the foster care system.    This holiday season, through Together Rising, you made 97 wishes come true for children in foster care. The wishes totaled $20,0000 and reached kids all over the US through One Simple Wish: Here are just 10 wishes…

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