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.

Giving Tuesday

Together we can help support our community.

Holiday Toy Drive

Give gifts of joy this holiday season.

Backpack Drive

Backpack Drive

Help us distribute 1000 pre-filled backpacks to children.

Latino Festival

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.

Latino Festival

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

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

Let’s help our community together.


Bags of Food Distributed in 2021


Largest Social Service Agency & Food Pantry in Eastern Mercer County


Volunteer Hours Worked with Rise in 2021


Babies Received Diapers and Wipes in 2021


Children Received a Holiday Gift through Rise in 2021


Families Helped Each Week at the Rise Pantry

219 Franklin Street Hightstown, NJ 08520
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We need your help!

Vote for RISE

Vote once a day from now through December 2nd to help Rise make it into the top 5 and win a $15,000 donation from NRG Gives that we can use to help support you, your family, friends and neighbors, and anyone else that needs a little extra help during these difficult times!