Posts by Together Rising

$2,632,558.79 for Detained Children

You – the beloved people of the impossible – are incredible. 45,537 of you beautiful people, over a period of 7 days, gave Together Rising $2,632,558.79 to provide children who are being detained in atrocious conditions across this country with emergency relief, and to fund long-term legal accountability to end this disaster. Every penny of…

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You shattered our goal!

When scary things happened on the news, Mister Rogers’ mother would say: “Look for the helpers, son. There are always helpers.” In the future, when history looks for the helpers of these times, History will find you. History will point to this army of fierce hearted strangers who linked arms and marched toward the world’s…

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How You Can Help End Child Detention Horrors TODAY

How You Can Help End Child-Detention Horrors TODAY There are 13,100 children imprisoned right now in federal custody — alone, without their families — facing horrifying neglect and abuse. These kids need and deserve a defender and protector. Today, we will give them a defender who will step in front of the abuse they are…

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BRAWS (Bringing Resources To Aid Women’s Shelters)

Did you know that tampons and pads are not covered by food stamps or WIC, and are taxed at normal state tax rates? Did you know that – even though the majority of individuals in homeless shelters are women and children – some of the hardest supplies for homeless shelters to stock are feminine hygiene…

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Thank you for granting wishes!

Every year 440,000 children — most impacted by abuse, neglect and trauma — spend time in the foster care system. The world is a hard place, and pain is everywhere. The world is also a beautiful place and love is everywhere. May is National Foster Care month. Last week you showed up for 32 kids…

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Martha’s Place Update

Remember Ms. Amelia and Martha’s Place?   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. Babies needed their moms to have safe spaces where they could stay clean and healthy. Ms. Amelia, who lost her own…

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They are all reuniting with their babies!!!

FINALLY – THEY’RE ALL REUNITING WITH THEIR BABIES!!!! On 3/2, through Together Rising, you stood vigil on the border with 29 families who came to reclaim their children. These parents had their children ripped from their arms by the administration, and were then illegally deported without their children. After we crossed, 17 of these asylum-seeking…

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Pine Ridge Reservation flooding

Five months ago, we first shared with you about the Oglala Lakota peoples of the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, as they struggled to survive the freezing winter without heat or firewood. You gave $400,000 so they could stay fed and warm throughout the winter and to invest in the tribe’s self-sufficiency for winters…

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Helping others breathe a little easier

Here at Together Rising, we know there’s no such thing as other people’s children. And we know one of our main jobs on this earth is to help our sisters and our children breathe a little easier. Meet our girl, Quinn. She is a 15 year old warrior — sweet and fierce with an indomitable…

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