Posts by Together Rising

Vital Hurricane Relief

Even before Hurricane Florence struck last month, Together Rising was already hard at work making sure we knew the best boots-on-the-ground helpers who could step in immediately after the storm’s destruction.   Because of your generous monthly donations to Together Rising, we were able –in the direct aftermath of Florence’s devastation — to deploy $25,000…

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Lila’s Homecoming

Hi. I know the world feels terrible – but it is also still beautiful. Listen up.   Lila is ten years old. When she was nine, she was diagnosed with Leukemia. Lila and her mama, Heather, have been at a hospital 13 hours from their home, battling this Leukemia for almost a year now.  …

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It Gets Better

Stephanie has overcome tremendous challenges in her life, from struggling with addiction as a teenager, to enduring domestic violence as a young adult. Her sister Anne credits those battles with making her the supportive and determined mother she is today.   Stephanie constantly worries about her teenage daughter, Trinity, who is bullied for being LGBTQ…

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Restorative Rest, Peace of Mind & Safety

Michelle found herself up at night worrying about her best friend’s babies. Feeling the need to transform some of that worry into action, she wrote to Together Rising. She told us about her friend Britt’s twin 4-year-old daughters, Maddie and Chloe.   Maddie and Chloe were both born with epilepsy. About a year ago, the…

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You Bought a Home – Love Flash Mob Update!

YOU BOUGHT A HOME!   TOGETHER RISING FAMILY: We belong to each other. Let’s keep loving the helloutta this brutiful word.   Nine months ago, you raised $175,000 in one day through Together Rising to buy a home that will become New Hampshire’s first and only recovery-centered transitional home where a mom can live with her baby…

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Standing with the Carolinas & Puerto Rico

  Today, Together Rising is giving $25,000 in emergency response, debris removal and mold sanitation to our friends who are suffering from flooding in the wake of Tropical Depression Florence. This giving is vital, as 90% of folks on the hard-hit Carolina coast do not have flood insurance.   As we send our love and…

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What You are Doing to Reunite Families

There is no such thing as other people’s children. With you — because of you — we will not rest. Because of your radical love, to date Together Rising has deployed $3,931,367.69 for advocacy and reunification of families separated at the border. We are writing with an update on your work, including your most recent…

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Update from The Young Center

  To date, Together Rising has raised over 4 Million Dollars to assist in reuniting families separated during the recent immigrant crisis at the border.  This money has funded critical needs including the costs of a lawyer and social worker, for the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights, who will be operating around the country and…

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Together Rising’s Round 3 Funding

We are reporting to you today on Together Rising’s Round 3 giving. This is how you, through your devoted giving to Together Rising, are deploying $1,704,000 today to organizations that are advocating for and reuniting separated families RIGHT NOW: $500,000 to AL OTRO LADO to: 1) Develop a screening and referral system throughout Honduras, Guatemala…

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Ways You Can Help Separated Families Beyond Giving

Here is a sampling of volunteer opportunities in the U.S. for those who wish to help with the crisis of family separation at the Border. In addition to these opportunities, you can still give HERE.  100% of what Together Rising receives from your tax-deductible donations goes toward advocacy & reunification efforts for these families.   Are…

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