2019 California Fires

There are over ten fires actively burning across California. Over 94,000 acres have already burned. Hundreds of thousands have had to flee their homes. Homes have burned, schools are closed and millions have or will experience power loss as they try to get fires under control. Our hearts break for the people of California. Today, we…

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Abi’s Place – Part I

In 2017, we had a Love Flash Mob with an audacious goal:  To raise enough money to create the first recovery-centered transitional home in New Hampshire where a mother recovering from opioid addiction could live with her baby while they get well.     Our team had been to the state and met with the women,…

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David’s computer

Meet David! David is excelling in college and working part time while supporting his mom, who is living with disabilities. He earned scholarships that cover his tuition, housing, and some other school expenses, and he chose to live at home so he can use his scholarship money to help support his mom. “He is my…

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Thank you for standing with Syria

Through Together Rising, you have been standing with the people of Syria for four years — since a horrific war forced thousands of Syrian families to flee their homes for safety. . Our hearts broke as we watched toddlers drowning in tiny rubber rafts, freezing on cold beaches; as we watched parents walk for days—carrying…

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Today, Together Rising remembers what the commemoration of this day represents for our nation’s Indigenous peoples: theft of ancestral lands; biological warfare (intentionally distributing blankets contaminated with smallpox); and massacres that amount to genocide. Between Columbus’s arrival to 400 years later, the Indigenous population in North America plummeted from up to 15 Million to fewer…

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A THANK YOU FOR YOUR $185,991.32 ON THE GROUND IN THE BAHAMAS!

Because of our dedicated recurring givers, within 24 hours of Hurricane Dorian sweeping through the Bahamas, Together Rising was able to immediately deploy $50,000 in emergency response and medical equipment for those suffering the devastating destruction Dorian caused. This initial investment provided urgent medical treatment and care for those injured and displaced by one of…

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Families together again!

This is the story of two of the families whose lives you’ve changed through your most recent investment of $200,000 in Al Otro Lado – funds devoted to identifying the most vulnerable children at risk in the US migrant detention system, and marshaling volunteers and attorneys to advocate on their behalf.     Both of…

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Learning to walk again!

This is a story about a warrior mama named Joanne – who is fighting to learn to walk again – a beloved daughter named Christina who would do anything for her, a neighborhood that has rallied together, and this incredible community at Together Rising, which is stepping up for all of them so Joanne can…

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Rosa – tenacious, loving & kind

Together Rising exists to turn our collective heartbreak into effective action. You tell us what is breaking your heart and we listen.   Recently, Julie shared that her heart was broken by the news that the administration is rolling back medical deferments for immigrants receiving life-saving medical care – a dramatic change that endangers hundreds…

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