Food baskets for families in Yemen

According to the UN, Yemen is experiencing the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. The civil war has decimated businesses and factories and closed hospitals and commercial ports —  leaving the country without the critical infrastructure needed to function at a basic level, let alone address the world’s worst cholera outbreak, flooding, and now COVID. A staggering…

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We have a beautiful update from Billy’s mom, Teagan!

At Together Rising, we are not a community of  “givers” and “receivers.” We are a community committed to showing up for each other — sometimes we need a little extra and sometimes we give a little extra. This is why we love Billy and Teagan’s story.   You met Teagan this time last year when she…

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We want to thank you personally!

As we reflect on the last year, our hearts are filled to the brim with deep gratitude and immense appreciation for the countless ways you’ve continued to show up and make all of this work possible. Because of you, Together Rising helped more families in 2020 than ever before.  As we start a new year,…

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We are standing with you on this longest night

Tonight, the longest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, we stand with everyone for whom this year has been immensely and extraordinarily difficult, including Melanie, whose former husband and the father to her three beloved boys, Tim, died from COVID in March. In her words, “even though he was the farthest thing from…

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Meet Ana!

A guiding principle of Together Rising is that “As she rises, we rise” — and no story shows that truth better than this story of Ana.   The first generation of her family to go to college and a teen mom, Ana had the audacious dream of becoming a lawyer in order to empower people in…

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You’ve held each other close! Meet Addison

This year has been extraordinarily and immensely difficult, leaving so many feeling alone. And in need of connection.  Meet Addison, an eight-year old who has been learning fully remotely. During that time, she’s been unable to be with her friends, as well as other family members she loves — just like so many of us…

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TEAM LOVE is 6,157 members!

  TEAM LOVE is made up of 6,157 people who are Together Rising’s recurring donors.   IF YOU ARE ONE OF THESE 6157 MEMBERS OF TEAM LOVE, THANK YOU!     YOU are the lifeblood of Together Rising. YOU are the reason we are able to be virtual first responders: providing food, shelter, clothing, medicine –…

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An additional $50,000 for Navajo Nation

The Navajo Nation has a higher per capita COVID-19 death rate than any U.S. state.  Chronic underfunding, in violation of treaty obligations, has resulted in widespread structural, economic, and health injustices fueling the spread of the pandemic among these first citizens.   Together Rising continues to stand with the people of the Navajo Nation as…

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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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