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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 »
The Rise Pantry: Follow that Milk

The Rise Pantry: Follow that Milk

By Wendy McDade, Aug 3, 2020 – Rise A Community Service Partnership Milk is a favored but sometimes limited commodity at the Rise Pantry. The USDA provides milk to be … The Rise Pantry: Follow that Milk Read More »
Rise, a Community Service Partnership Fulfills 1,100+ Wishes at Holiday Bash

Rise, a Community Service Partnership Fulfills 1,100+ Wishes at Holiday Bash

Jan 30, 2020 – Rise A Community Service Partnership The magic number is 1,133 gifts for 1,122 needy children and 1,133 wishes fulfilled thanks to the annual holiday program spearheaded … Rise, a Community Service Partnership Fulfills 1,100+ Wishes at Holiday Bash Read More »
Art walk caps off Rise’s kids summer camp

Art walk caps off Rise’s kids summer camp

By Lois Veber-Altman, Jan 30, 2020 – Rise A Community Service Partnership Vibrant colors of tropical butterflies and murals shaped like butterfly wings lit up the afternoon for Rise’s annual … Art walk caps off Rise’s kids summer camp Read More »
Novo Nordisk Rounds Up Turkeys for Rise’s Holiday Food Drive

Novo Nordisk Rounds Up Turkeys for Rise’s Holiday Food Drive

Jan 22, 2020 – Rise A Community Service Partnership A team of 44 volunteers from Novo Nordisk answered the call from Rise, the community service organization, to pitch in and … Novo Nordisk Rounds Up Turkeys for Rise’s Holiday Food Drive Read More »
Hand Up, Not Hand Out

Hand Up, Not Hand Out

By Joyce Rehan – Jan 23, 2018 What else can you do when you’re working as hard as you can, but don’t have enough money to make ends meet, when … Hand Up, Not Hand Out Read More »
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