Posts by Together Rising

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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Look at the love – Holiday Hands 2019

More than one thousand of you came together – in less than 2 hours! — to fill the needs and lift the hearts of more than 550 families and individuals, proving once again that We Belong To Each Other. Here are just two of the stories you made possible through your generous participation in this year’s Holiday Hands!…

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Standing in the gap for Jada’s family

Tonight, on the winter solstice, the longest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, we stand with all those who are in pain and hurting — including Jada’s family, as they grieve her loss.    Beloved mother, sister, wife, and daughter, Jada died this year after a battle with acute myeloid leukemia. She was…

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Look what YOU did! 2019 Review!!!

Your giving to Together Rising enables us to act quickly to provide life-saving funds in times of crisis. We are writing to give you an update about the specific ways your investment has translated to the healing of lives, families, and communities all over this country and the world during the 2019 calendar year alone.…

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How you helped keep a mom and baby together

This weekend, lawyers YOU funded at Al Otro Lado rushed to a California hospital where US Border Patrol agents had threatened to take away a two-day old newborn from her 19-year-old mother. CBP threatened to detain the mother and send her back to Mexico, separating her from her two-day-old baby, who remains in the NICU.…

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Thank you for standing with warrior mama Lucy!

This is the story of a warrior mama named Lucy and her beautiful children. It is one of the most brutal stories we have shared, but also one of the most beautiful. Lucy and her husband adopted their son, Manny, when he was one day old still detoxing from his pre-birth exposure to methamphetamines. They…

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Thank you for standing with single mamas.

Time and time again, when Together Rising has the privilege of meeting people’s urgent and vital financial needs, they tell us that the most impactful part of the gift was the gift of being seen – being truly seen, believed, and supported for the first time in too long. It is a lifeline to all…

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