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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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EMERGENCY LOVE FLASH MOB FOR THE CHILDREN

  TODAY, TOGETHER WE ARE GOING TO SHOW UP FOR SIXTY LITTLE ONES – AGED TWELVE MONTHS TO TEN YEARS – WHO HAVE BEEN TORN AWAY FROM THEIR FAMILIES, AND ARE SITTING TRAUMATIZED AND ALONE IN A DETENTION CENTER IN ARIZONA.   But first, a summary on what we have learned. There are two separate…

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Room to Breathe for the Cuccia Family

Enduring the tragedy of losing your beloved sister is heartbreaking.   Facing your wife’s cancer diagnosis just five years later is unimaginable.   Now add to this reality eight children and a three-bedroom house, plus snowballing medical bills.   This is the reality of Sergeant Arin Cuccia and his wife, Stefani. Stefani was diagnosed in…

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She Needs It More Than I Do

Michelle has always taken care of others. Even when she was stretched thin. Even when she didn’t have enough for herself.   Michelle is the mother of two teenage boys and has a sister with a disability that she helps care for. She has worked her entire life to provide for her family – doing…

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Relentless Warrior Love

We want to tell you about a warrior named Jen.   Cindy wrote to us about Jen. Jen started out as the beloved teacher of Cindy’s daughter, and became a cherished friend. Cindy writes: “Jen has always been a hero of mine simply as my daughter’s teacher. I’m a single mom and a middle school…

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Camp PossAbility Update!

Earlier in the year, we introduced you to a slice of heaven in Indiana called Camp PossAbility — a camp that exists to give young adults with physical disabilities a week to empower the mind, body, and spirit with outdoor adventure, emotional support, friendship and fun.   Lauren, the head of Camp PossAbility, wrote to…

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Raquel Rising

Do you know someone in your life who you’d like to help get rising?  Christine did, and wrote to us about her dear friend Raquel.  In her words:  “Raquel has been in my life since I was in the 4th grade, when she became my mom’s hairdresser. Her laugh is infectious. She has been dealt…

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Shine Bright

Sarah’s favorite shirt reads “Shine Bright” — which is a pretty accurate description of the way she shows up in the world.   At the age of 26, Sarah had already accomplished more than most people dream of in a lifetime, including working in prison systems teaching convicted felons how to read, participating with Alternative…

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A Whole Lot of Love – Holiday Magic

Do for one, what you wish you could do for everyone. – Andy Stanley   This past holiday season, Casey reached out to Together Rising.  Casey was having a holiday party, and instead of exchanging gifts together with her friends, she wanted to connect with a family to shower with love. Through the Holiday Hands…

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