Remembering reuniting Ariel with his family

In 2019, after the then-administration tore thousands of children away from their parents, it then deported hundreds of parents without their children. Through our boots-on-the-ground warrior partners, Together Rising learned of 90 of these deported parents who had been deemed impossible to find. They had no cell phones, lived in rural villages and many only…

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It’s the two-year anniversary of the most important story we’ve ever told!

This International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the incredible advocate Erika Pinheiro on the two-year anniversary of the most important story we’ve ever told:  How you, through Together Rising and Erika’s organization Al Otro Lado, miraculously found 90 parents who’d had their children ripped from their arms under the previous administration’s zero tolerance policy, and were…

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You deployed $100,000 to Texas for shelter, warmth, food, and water!

This week’s winter storm in Texas resulted in the “largest forced blackout in history” according to Time, leaving at least 3.3 million in freezing temperatures without electricity or heat and countless people without safe drinking water.  At least 31 people have died, including a grandmother and her three grandchildren who tragically died in a house…

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You activated to ensure Erin received breast cancer treatment

“Erin, a single mother of three-year-old Fitzgerald — lovingly called Fitz— was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in spring 2020. She cried and then got to work. For Erin, that included surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, and hospital stays, all while caring for Fitz, working full-time, and living through the pandemic.” After months of grueling treatment,…

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You highlighted the most beautiful aspects of this community!

At the beginning of the year, we asked what being part of this Together Rising community meant to you. In your comments, you highlighted the most beautiful aspects of this community!  Each of you make this community what it is: a powerful, direct, effective world-changing collective.  THANK YOU. Let’s keep changing the world, together.  

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Meet Charles, Teresa, and their beautiful family!

As millions of families facing overwhelming challenges know far too well right now: The line between financial stability and drowning in debt can be cruel and narrow — crossed quickly no matter how hard you try.  You, through Together Rising, are holding that line and restoring stability for families across the nation.  Meet Charles, Teresa,…

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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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