Posts by Together Rising

Supporting Syria

Two days ago, six schools — including two preschools — were bombed in and around Idlib, Syria, killing 21 people. As the airstrikes began, and students began fleeing one school, a cluster bomb struck the playground, killing three teachers, one student, and critically injuring six others.    The terror has forced almost 1 million people…

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You helped Lydia’s House create a safe place

The work of this community – the thousands of recurring givers to Together Rising — is to invest in lifting one woman, family, and community at a time. We support safe and stable housing for women and children in crisis.   Because of your investment in Together Rising, we were able to invest in Lydia’s…

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Meet Serah!

“Real love is tough as nails. Real love is overwhelmed and exhausted and just DONE at the end of each day.   Real love is knowing that tears of exhaustion are not signs that you’re on the wrong track — tears of exhaustion are confirmation that you are pouring out every bit of your heart…

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Making a house a home

Meet warrior Heather – a single mama to three beautiful children. Four and a half years ago, Heather did the hard and painful work to get sober from heroin and meth addiction and has been clean since. When Heather shared her rock bottom story with us, she said, “Five years ago, I was homeless and…

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Help Reunify 6 Families

Update – Jan. 25 You raised $175,274.08 for separated families in 48 hours. Thank you. Last week, you sent the funds needed to locate six families and coordinate their boarding a plane in Guatemala and returning to the United States so they could be reunited with their babies. Those parents had been separated from their…

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You helped reunite a father and son for Christmas!

Here’s a story of how you – through your giving to Together Rising – helped reunite an asylum-seeking father with his 8-year-old son – who was on the verge of being adopted away from him. The father and son had been separated for 18 months, and you helped reunite them just in time for Christmas.…

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You Gave Billy A Coat!!!

After being deployed in Kosovo with the US Army, Derrick returned home to his family, and he and his wife Teagan were finally able to buy their first home and start to put down roots. They were loving settling in and being together again. But then their home’s property value was reassessed, causing their mortgage…

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You continue to stand with Puerto Rico

Last week, Puerto Rico was hit with the biggest earthquake the island has endured in a century.  The 6.4 magnitude quake collapsed hundreds of homes and multiple schools on the southern coast – and left thousands of families displaced or sleeping outdoors. Still reeling from last week’s destruction, they have withstood more than 80 aftershocks, and…

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Thank you for standing with Australia!

Because of your outpouring of heartbreak and love for Australia, Together Rising is able to send $335,772.47 to heroes easing suffering of the beautiful Australian people and wildlife. Thank you. PLEASE READ BELOW TO SEE WHERE YOUR DONATIONS ARE GOING. Our team has immersed ourselves in this crisis. We have very carefully followed the incredible…

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Your continued investment in Martha’s Place

We are so happy to give you an update on what your love is doing for this Baltimore community!    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. Ms. Amelia, who lost her own sister…

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