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Short Stories by: Phillip

Introduction: Here you will three short Stories written by a volunteer all the way from the UK – who wished to give some of his time and talent to uRise … Short Stories by: Phillip Read More »

Acts of Service Care package Drive For Our Service Members

Looking for an act of service to help give back to the men and women who help to serve our county? Here is a great opportunity to say Thank you … Acts of Service Care package Drive For Our Service Members Read More »
Rise To The Challenge – Helping Communities In Need

Rise To The Challenge – Helping Communities In Need

Neighbors of East Windsor, September 2021 Edition. Now more than ever, there is a need for communities to be able to rely on each other. Whether it is helping those … Rise To The Challenge – Helping Communities In Need Read More »
8th Annual Latino Festival of Hightstown – East Windsor Held Yesterday

8th Annual Latino Festival of Hightstown – East Windsor Held Yesterday

August 22, 2021 HIGHTSTOWN, NJ (MERCER)–The 8th Annual Latino Festival of Hightstown-East Windsor was held yesterday and even Governor Phil Murphy stopped by the event. The festival is a celebration … 8th Annual Latino Festival of Hightstown – East Windsor Held Yesterday Read More »
Job Board

Job Board

Here you will find Flyers for Local Jobs and Training opportunities. Want to have your hiring or training opportunity posted? Send your Job Flyers to vbenites@njrise.org
With food insecurity still on the rise, N.J. may create cabinet role dedicated to fighting hunger

With food insecurity still on the rise, N.J. may create cabinet role dedicated to fighting hunger

From whyy.org | by P. Kenneth Burns – June 27, 2021 About four hours before volunteers began distributing food, people were already waiting in line at a drive-through grocery giveaway … With food insecurity still on the rise, N.J. may create cabinet role dedicated to fighting hunger Read More »
“Rise to the Task”: Trenton Area Soup Kitchen and Rise partner to host 2nd mass food distribution

“Rise to the Task”: Trenton Area Soup Kitchen and Rise partner to host 2nd mass food distribution

From trentondaily.com | by Chelsey Johnstone, June 24, 2021 On Sunday, June 27, the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) and Rise will host a drive-thru food distribution to provide 100,000 … “Rise to the Task”: Trenton Area Soup Kitchen and Rise partner to host 2nd mass food distribution Read More »
uRise Powered by PenFed offers online portal of curated content

uRise Powered by PenFed offers online portal of curated content

From centraljersey.com | May 29, 2021 PenFed Credit Union and Rise, a nonprofit providing services in the Hightstown/East Windsor area, announced the launch of their new platform, uRise Powered by … uRise Powered by PenFed offers online portal of curated content Read More »
Getting To The Heart of It

Getting To The Heart of It

By Joyce Rehan – Dec 7, 2020 ​Ever wonder how Walt Disney managed to turn a little mouse, doodled on a sketch pad during a long train ride from Manhattan … Getting To The Heart of It Read More »
Rise lends voice to local students to express “Hightstown State of Mind”

Rise lends voice to local students to express “Hightstown State of Mind”

By Wendy McDade, Aug 3, 2020 – Rise A Community Service Partnership Due to the devastating effects of COVID 19, Rise: A Community Service Partnership is helping three times as … Rise lends voice to local students to express “Hightstown State of Mind” Read More »
Airline donates pallets of meals to N.J. food pantry to help families affected by coronavirus

Airline donates pallets of meals to N.J. food pantry to help families affected by coronavirus

By Brianna Kudisch | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com – May 11, 2020 Granola bars, popcorn, and almonds dipped in chocolate. It’s not necessarily typical food you’d find at a … Airline donates pallets of meals to N.J. food pantry to help families affected by coronavirus Read More »
Food Access in the Era of COVID-19

Food Access in the Era of COVID-19

By:  Amy Conrick, April 2, 2020 – see full article No one can doubt that over the last several weeks, COVID-19 has dramatically changed our most fundamental activities of daily … Food Access in the Era of COVID-19 Read More »
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