Campaigns

RISE Holiday Gift Fundraiser 2020

Spreading joy and cheer at the holiday time is something we at RISE always enjoy. Seeing the happiness that a gift from a wish list brings to each and every individual in our programs derives an extraordinary feeling that is more than we can explain. We thank you for being a part of this special wish-granting campaign we have hosted each year. This year more than ever, we need your support. You make a tremendous difference in the lives of the...

Elevations Club Spotlight: Costello’s ACE Hardware

The recently launched RISE Elevations Club is helping businesses re-open by sharing their announcements across our channels. RISE partners with businesses through the Elevations Club to offer unique offers and discounts to RISE’s Elevations Club members only. When a supporter joins the club, they are granted access to the dozens of vendors that have signed up as Elevations Club businesses and created perks. The benefits are endless. To find out more, click here. Costello’s ACE Hardware is...

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Approximately one in five adults in the United States, 43.8 million, or 18.5%, experiences a mental illness in a given year and approximately one in five youth aged 13–18 (21.4%) experiences a severe mental health disorder at some point during their lifetime. For children ages 8–15, the estimate is 13%. Mental illness is not prejudice as mental health disorders affect men and women of all ages, races and social classes. May is a time to raise awareness of those living...

Relief for RISE Residents Continues

We have planned this series of two live performances on Facebook first to help provide some entertainment to everyone stuck at home; and to raise money for our residents. We are hosting this fundraiser, Relief for RISE Residents to provide extra support for the individuals in their houses during the continuing COVID-19 crisis. We would like to provide them with activities to keep their morale high. This includes things such as outdoor activities, interactive games, and even being able to...

Gratitude for Unsung Heroes

Dear Family and Friends: RISE Life Services, its family members and others in our community are always advocating to better the lives of the individuals we serve. To that end, RISE wants to support the Direct Support Professionals and all of our staff, who are the everyday heroes. They have been the ones who give constant care to our loved ones during this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. These unsung heroes show up for work despite the challenges they may have in their...

Facebook Live Performance by Athena Reich

On Thursday, May 14, 2020 from 6:30 – 8pm, tune-in for a Facebook Live show starring Athena Reich, presented by jack morelli music. Athena will vary her repertoire from rock to pop, to her famous Gaga impersonation. She is a powerhouse performer and will provide your evening with great entertainment. Athena Reich who comes from Canada is an actress, writer, TV celebrity and “world’s...

Virtual Fiesta: Relief for RISE Residents

While our Fiesta Para Vecinos at Giorgio’s had to be postponed, we will now be hosting a Virtual Fiesta with a live concert on our RISE Life Services Facebook page on May 7, 2020 from 7:00-8:30pm. Tune-in and help us to provide a fiesta for our residents! During this Relief for RISE Residents, we are hoping to raise funds to support the individuals in our houses during the COVID-19 crisis. Why? We are all stuck at home...

Step To It: Join the Challenge

Being locked in has become challenging in more ways than one. Our physical health is definitely affected. People are eating more out of boredom, and not exercising because gyms are closed. Let’s begin our own exercise challenge and get outside: walk, bike, whatever you can do. Even if it’s walking around your yard or doing laps around the house. Step up to the challenge and “step” to it! Most phones will track your steps or movements. Try to log that each...

Online Auction Happening Now

Long Island Silent Auction is hosting an online auction to benefit RISE Life Services during this very difficult time. Please check it out, join in and share! This online auction will be live through April.  Click here to view and join the silent auction. RISE Life Services provides a residential and supported living environment on the East End of Long Island, dedicated to empowering people with intellectual disabilities and mental health challenges to RISE to their full...

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