When our community is challenged, we rise.

Rise is a center of social support in central New Jersey, focusing on Hightstown and East Windsor. We help families and individuals overcome obstacles and achieve their full potential by providing them with services and facilitating community partnerships. Together, we Rise. Learn more about our programs.


Every dollar spent at Rise Thrift Store goes back to our community.

You can help us support people in our community who would like a better future.


You can help us help our community – we depend on volunteers every day.

Good Neighbors

You can become a Rise monthly giving good neighbor.

Rise Pantry

You can donate time or food to help us help our neighbors fill their cupboards.

Need Help?

We’re here for you, and ready to help in any way we can.

Join our team!

A job for the summer, skills for a lifetime!

Rise Summer Camp

Enroll now!

Backpack Drive

Help us distribute 1000 pre-filled backpacks to children.

Latino Festival – Save the date

Help us share our Latino heritage with our community. Join the fun.

Thanskgiving Drive

Help local families in our community enjoy the holiday they deserve.

Holiday Toy Drive

Give gifts of joy this holiday season.

Your local connection to learning, community, and care.

Learn about classes and events, watch instructional videos, and connect with your community.

Let’s help our community together.


Bags of Food Distributed in 2022


Largest Social Service Agency & Food Pantry in Eastern Mercer County


Volunteer Hours Worked with Rise in 2022


Babies Received Diapers and Wipes in 2022


Children Received a Holiday Gift through Rise in 2022


Families Helped Each Week at the Rise Pantry

219 Franklin Street Hightstown, NJ 08520
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