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.

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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.

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RESOLVE TO RISE

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

OUR PROGRAMS

Rise extends a helping hand to those struggling to meet day-to-day needs and a leg up in those reaching for dreams within sight.

Providing a range of complimentary services from assistance with official documents, school supplies, or any other type of support.

PROGRAMS AT RISE HOME OFFICE:

  • Case Management
  • Youth Programs
  • Community IDs
  • Translations
  • Family Support
  • Emergency Assistance

LOCATION & HOURS

219 Franklin Street
Hightstown, NJ 08520
609-443-4464

Monday-Thursday: 9am-4pm*
Friday: 9am-1pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

*Closed from 1-2pm for lunch

PROGRAMS AT RISE THRIFT:

  • Shop In Store
  • Shop Online
  • Donate
  • Volunteer
  • Share Your Style

LOCATION & HOURS

114 Rogers Avenue
Hightstown, NJ

Monday – Saturday 10am – 7 pm
Sunday 10 am – 4 pm

PROGRAMS AT RISE PANTRY:

  • Families Understanding Nutrition/ (FUN)
  • Rise on the Run
  • Recipe of the Month
  • Community Dinners
  • Personal Care Packages
  • Thanksgiving Baskets

LOCATION & HOURS

133 Broad Street
Hightstown, NJ 08520

Monday: 9am-12pm
Tuesday: 9am-12pm
Wednesday: 9am-12pm

PROGRAMS AT uRise

  • English Language Learners
  • Youth Enrichment
  • Nutrition and Wellness
  • Become a Creator
  • Community Connections
  • uRise Campus

LOCATION & HOURS

uRise Campus
116 N. Main Street
Hightstown, NJ 08520

Hours vary

RISE HOME OFFICE

Providing a range of complimentary services from assistance with official documents, school supplies, or any other type of support.

PROGRAMS AT RISE HOME OFFICE:

  • Onsite Counseling
  • Rise Youth Council
  • Health Screenings
  • Domestic Violence Prevention
  • New Jersey WIC Emergency Assistance
  • Community ID

uRise

Find a local connection to learning, community and care where you can take a class, watch videos and learn a new skill.

PROGRAMS AT uRise:

  • English Language Learners
  • Youth Enrichment
  • Nutrition and Wellness
  • Become a Creator
  • Community Connections
  • uRise Campus

RISE PANTRY

Nourishing every family member. From wholesome foods to personal care, baby essentials, and even pet food, we’re here to support our community.

PROGRAMS AT RISE PANTRY:

  • Families Understanding Nutrition/ FUN
  • Rise on the Run
  • Recipe of the Month
  • Community Dinners
  • Personal Care Packages
  • Thanksgiving Baskets

RISE THRIFT

Where it’s easy and affordable to find great things, and previously loved items get a new loving home.

PROGRAMS AT RISE THRIFT:

  • Shop in-store
  • Shop online (Ebay and Etsy)
  • Donate
  • Volunteer
  • Share your Style
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When you support Rise, you support your community.

You can help people in our community overcome challenges and rise to a better future. A donation of any kind will do a lot for our neighbors in need. When you give to Rise, you’re helping us provide direct support – food, clothes, household goods, school supplies – and peace-of-mind that things can and will get better.

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MAKE A CHARITABLE DONATION

Your donation will do a lot for our neighbors in need. Thanks to you, we’ll be here when people need us the most.

VOLUNTEER WITH RISE

If you’d like to share a few hours of your time, or bring a whole group to help out, we’ll welcome you with open arms.

JOIN THE GOOD NEIGHBOR PROGRAM

Our Rise Good Neighbors set up an automatic donation each month of any size to power Rise’s ongoing work.

SHOP THROUGH RISE THRIFT

Every dollar spent at Rise Thrift Store is reinvested back into our community.

Become a rise good neighbor

Make a difference in your local community all year-round.

Our Rise Good Neighbors donors power our ongoing work by making an automatic donation each month. Good Neighbors make it possible for Rise to meet urgent needs and work with clients over time to help them recover from setbacks. As a Rise Good Neighbor, you’ll know that you’re supporting your neighbors every day!

DID YOU KNOW?

Rise is the Largest Social Service Agency & Food Pantry in Eastern Mercer County

10000

Bags of Food Distributed in 2022

Babies Received Diapers and Wipes in 2022

1000

Volunteer Hours Worked with Rise in 2022

Children Received a Holiday Gift through Rise in 2022

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Families Helped Each Week at the Rise Pantry

Interested in hosting a donations drive?

From coats to summer camp supplies, fresh produce to diapers – Rise is always in need of help to organize food or product drives throughout the year. Have an idea for a drive? Contact us today!

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