Posts by Together Rising

You did it! Match Day 2020

https://togetherrising.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/HH-Update-Final.mp4 HOLIDAY HANDS UPDATE! We had more needs than we’ve ever had before, and we didn’t know — in this year, that has been so hard for so many — whether we’d be able to come together to pull off this miracle again. But YOU DID IT! 1,928 of you did it! Of course you…

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Holiday Hands 2020 Match Day

TODAY IS OUR 10th ANNUAL HOLIDAY HANDS MATCH DAY!!!   Today, people release outrageous, lavish, radical love by meeting the holiday needs of total strangers.    This year has been especially cruel for so many.  Right now, there are 775 people who have submitted needs wondering if someone will show up today to help ease…

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Tomorrow is Match Day for Holiday Hands 2020!

Meet back here tomorrow at 12pm ET/9am PT for Together Rising’s 10th Annual Holiday Hands!       Tomorrow is Match Day for Holiday Hands — a miracle that YOU pull off every year. It is the day we re-learn that small things with great love are what change the world. It’s when we prove what we…

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10th Annual Holiday Hands

It is our TENTH annual Holiday Hands!! Holiday Hands is the miracle that YOU pull off each year, showing up for hundreds of families who need a little extra for the holidays. This year we are going to show up for more families than ever. Please mark your calendars for November 17! Whether you’ve been…

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Letters to Eva-Marie

Remember Eva-Marie?   Last summer, Eva-Marie’s caretaker Nicole wrote to us about how isolating and lonely this time of COVID-19 has been for Eva-Marie:   “Eva-Maria came to the US from Germany. For all of these years she has kept in touch with friends and family using letters. Now, at 91, most of her friends…

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Thank you from a mama of two

Laid off, with two small children — including one who has Down syndrome and related immunodeficiency — single mama Rebecca* was struggling to cope with the excruciating financial stress, loneliness, and exhaustion of this time. You sent your love along with money to help Rebecca pay rent and her electric bill.    She wrote this…

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We’re all givers and receivers

Maureen* had been a regular TEAM LOVE giver to Together Rising, always grateful to share what she could with people who needed a little extra.  However, when her husband, the sole income-earner for their family, was furloughed due to COVID-19, Maureen worried anxiously about paying bills and keeping food on the table for her three…

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