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Navajo Nation

Over the last two months, in addition to buying groceries, paying bills, and keeping lights on for hundreds of families reeling from the devastation of this pandemic, Together Rising has made sure your money is prioritized for those who are often the last in line.   Today we are sharing about your investment in the…

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Nido de Esperanza

In the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City, on any given day, you could have walked into Nido de Esperanza to find mamas connecting with each other over a meal, playing with their babies, gathering formula and books and baby clothes beautifully displayed on shelves, or listening to a presentation about infant and child…

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You’ve shown up for 193 families so far!

For the past two months, as we have sheltered in place, Together Rising has been doing what we do best: Paying attention to what is breaking our individual and collective hearts, and turning that heartbreak into effective action. For nearly a decade, we have spent the bulk of our time reviewing and fulfilling applications from…

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We are all in need.

More than ever before, people who have been generous givers to Together Rising are now turning to us to ask for help. And we are honored to send them what they need to pay rent, buy groceries, or keep the lights on. Like Megan, a single mom who has been a loyal supporter of Together…

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Thank you for helping families during COVID-19

People are suffering so much during this difficult time.  We are hearing from so many of you for whom pandemic-related job losses and furloughs mean you don’t know how you will make ends meet—you don’t know how you will pay your rent or feed your babies. And we are also hearing from so many of you…

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Connecting during COVID-19

If you are feeling isolated, or know someone who is, please consider requesting notes from this community through our year-round Together Letters program. It’s a place where you can ask for words of encouragement and support; where you can respond to and say, “I see you. You are not alone.” In December, Wilah made a…

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You are lifting burdens!

Diane posted this note on Together Rising’s Facebook page this week.  Because you are the ones who transformed her heart from “terrified” to  “about to burst with appreciation and love,” we wanted you to feel her gratitude for you. Diane works hard cleaning houses for a living. Because of the pandemic, she is unable to…

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We were made for such a time as this.

Life is hard right now. We are both alone and very much in this together. We are losing our jobs, childcare, and ability to pay bills and provide for our families. We are losing people we love. This is very real. Together Rising was made for just such a time as this. We are virtual…

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You’re sending PPE to healthcare workers

OUR HEALTHCARE WORKERS ARE THE HEROES OF OUR TIME. And as they risk their lives to save ours, many don’t have the personal protective equipment (PPE) they need to heal the sick and to protect themselves. Some health centers are considering shutting down because they don’t have PPE.   With the rapid spread of COVID-19,…

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You are helping feed children

Close to 22 million children nationwide rely on the public school system in order to eat.  On an average day, 20 million free school lunches are distributed to children – sometimes their only reliable daily meal.    Right now, roughly 38.8 million public school students are out of school. This means — on top of the…

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