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2017 Refuge Round Up

2017 Refuge Round Up

Get ready for the 2017 Refuge Round Up! On October 16th, we will be hosting our annual Refuge Round Up fall festival. This is an opportunity for all of our students, their families, and mentors, to come together and celebrate. There will carnival games, a cookout, prizes, hayrides, and more! And thank you so much [...]
Online Auction Fundraiser

Online Auction Fundraiser

Online Auction Fundraiser, Oct 16th! On October 16th, Rise Up will be hosting an online auction! We have lots of awesome items and experiences up for grabs, including an overnight stay at Chateau Selah, some beautiful jewelry pieces, a trip for 25 to the ETSU Planetarium, and much more! Check it out at https://www.charityauctionstoday.com/auctions/RiseUp-3049 And [...]
Success Story- Natisha

Success Story- Natisha

Natisha is a single mom to four wonderful children (ages 10-16) who are involved with Rise Up! through both mentoring and our SKIA Program. She first learned about Rise Up! several years ago through her daughter’s teacher who thought Natisha’s family could really benefit from Rise Up! The teacher’s husband also happens to be a [...]
Success Story- Tony

Success Story- Tony

Tony began his journey with Rise Up! when he was in the second grade. He had a friend, Triston, who was attending Boys to Men regularly. One day, Triston invited Tony to join him. During those first few years of Tony’s participation, Boys to Men was meeting in a church. Tony remembers playing battleball in […]