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Dear Lindsey,

Dear Lindsey, Hi! Thanks so much for reaching out to us, doing the sometimes scary thing of asking for help. It sounds like you’ve been through a lot in your life, and that your family wasn’t always what you needed. You shared that growing up, you experienced religious, verbal, and sexual abuse at the hands…

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me too. International

As a Black woman- and survivor-led organization, me too. International is on a mission to provide free and much-needed resources directly to survivors of sexual violence. Working directly with survivors has shown the me too. International team that healing is the foundation of all transformative action. They are also channeling their desire for change into…

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Elizabeth

Elizabeth has known her whole life that she’s wanted to be a mom. “That’s all I’ve ever wanted. Everything else was just secondary,” she shared. And now she is a loving single mom to three kids, ages 2, 5, and 7.  But when Elizabeth’s youngest, Remi,  was just 10 days old, he was diagnosed with…

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In Solidarity with World Central Kitchen

Together Rising is devastated by the news that seven aid workers, trying to deliver much-needed food to Gaza, were killed by Israeli military airstrikes yesterday. The seven killed were working with World Central Kitchen (WCK), which provides vital humanitarian aid in connection with a number of other on-the-ground organizations, including Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA)…

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Yemen Relief and Reconstruction Foundation (YRRF)

For almost a decade, the humanitarian crisis in Yemen has continued to rage, with more than half the population unable to access food sustainably. According to UNICEF, over 2.2 million children under the age of five are experiencing acute malnutrition, and hundreds of thousands more are suffering from severe and dangerous weight loss.  What do…

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We Get To Say YES

“Can Together Rising please help?” Because of you, we get to say yes when a brave person reaches out and shares what they’re going through. We get to say yes because of your belief that we are stronger together, made to journey this life sharing both the highs and the lows.  Recently, we got to…

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“I do not know how to thank your organization enough.”

“Dear Together Rising, I am a single mother, a writer, a graduate student, a friend and family member, and a small business owner. I prioritize connection and community. Recently, my life flipped upside-down due to a medical crisis: a car accident that resulted in long-term, serious brain and spine injuries.” Courtney reached out to Together…

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Separated Families Fundraiser Update

Thanks to our incredible Together Rising community, we are sending $519,046.02 to keep at least 86 separated families together. Through your support, we declared once again that separated families deserve justice, legal representation, and to stay together. Al Otro Lado is one of our most long-standing partners in our efforts to keep families together. Erin…

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Holler Health Justice

Safe, accessible abortion and reproductive justice for all—that’s what we continue to stand for and invest in. This work is not possible without our queer and Black-led partners like @hollerhealthjustice leading the way. Their passionate leadership is needed now more than ever as increased legislation makes access to abortion care and reproductive healthcare more difficult…

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#Justice For Separated Families

Together Rising didn’t stand idly by in 2018, and we’re not going to stand by now. Separated families deserve justice. They deserve legal representation. They deserve to stay together. Please give $5, $10, $25 – whatever you can – at TogetherRising.org/give.  All the money we receive in this fundraiser will go out the door to…

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