A Fiesta like no other! Every year we celebrate those who serve us with an appreciation dinner. Our guests included mentors, their mentees, volunteers, prayer partners, and community partners. Barbaritos served a great meal, Minute- To-Win-It contests were held, a pinata named “Guadelupe” was smashed and our Mentors and Volunteers of the the Year were […]
The day before Thanksgiving our students, staff and friends of Rise Up! prepared and gave away 1000 Pumpkin Pies “Simply Just Because”. Nothing like a surprise blessing! The treat came at just the right time for many and our students left a few doorsteps with tears in their eyes.
Everyone had a hoopin’ n hollerin’ good time at the Refuge Round Up this week! Carnival games, a hayride, music and a cookout along with S’mores in the firepit brought out the best cowboy and cowgirl in everybody. All of our mentored and after school kids and their families were invited to attend. And new […]