Together Rising

The Brave Ones

After spending their lives in foster care, these Brave Ones had “aged out” of the system, and utterly alone in gigantic NYC – without a family, community or the tangible things needed to start a life. But they didn’t have to be. You stepped into this gap last May and gave enough for 32 youth…

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Can you send a note to these wonderful women?

Today we’re delighted to introduce you to three amazing women whose spirits we’d love to lift. Jacquelyn, Frances, and Eva Maria are all women who are isolated from their family and friends right now because of COVID-19. If you feel moved to send a card, letter, or children’s drawing to one of these wonderful women,…

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Save your hands for cuddling your babies!

  Cece, from this community, wrote to us about your dear friend Rena* —  who is raising her three beautiful children on her own, and whose washing machine broke a while back.     The cost of replacing it was too much for Rena’s already strained budget.  So Rena was forced to hand wash the entire…

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Fathers In The Heights

Earlier this year you sent $35,000 to Nido de Esperanza, an amazing organization in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City that serves mothers and young children. Most of the mamas are recent immigrants and the majority of them worked as stylists and manicurists, dishwashers, and housekeepers–jobs that ended abruptly when the city shut…

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