Events

Sombreros De Amor

This year, we’ve added something completely different to our next fundraising event, Fiesta Para Vecinos. Introducing, Sombreros of Love – or Sombreros De Amor! We’ve shared with you the information about this new Fiesta event, being held on Cinco de Mayo 2021 at Giorgio’s in Baiting Hollow. Now, we are sharing more about how you can register your own Sombrero for a chance to win a week-long trip to Cabo San Lucas. Your “Sombrero of Love” is special because, when registered,...

Up Next: A Party for Neighbors

What’s next in the world of RISE Life Services? We are starting 2021 with a refreshed outlook on fundraising and particularly, events. We’re very pleased to announce that we will host our first fundraising event since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be held on May 5, 2021 and since that is Cinco de Mayo, we are throwing a Fiesta! RISE is calling it Fiesta Para Vecinos, which translates to “a party for neighbors.” At the beautiful location...

Winter Career Fair @ RISE

RISE Life Services will host a Winter Career Fair on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. There will be two sessions: 9am – 12noon; then 2 – 4pm. Mark your calendars now and plan on a brand-new career in the New Year! Explore career opportunities as a direct support professional or residential counselor. Full-time, part-time and weekend positions are available. Find out details about sign-on bonuses, benefits and more. Contact Stacy for more at 631-727-6220 ext. 268. You can also apply online now at...

Thankful

This year has been more than a little challenging. COVID-19 has changed the way we do everything. However, we’ve found opportunities amidst the difficulty to rise to a new level – a higher standard for the individuals in our program and our entire team. We also have many reasons to be thankful this year. First, we are thankful for those supporters, companies and friends who came to our aid when we put out a call for masks and PPE supplies. When...

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...

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...

Fiesta Para Vecinos: Postponed until May 2021

Due to the recent crisis of COVID-19, we have decided to cancel this year’s Fiesta Para Vecinos on May 7th. This decision was not made lightly, but as always we put the safety of everyone in our community first. We have re-scheduled this event for May 5, 2021 at Giorgio’s of Baiting Hollow. Please stay tuned for more events coming later this year, such as Swing for the Fences on August 10, 2020; and Foodstock 2020 in September. Thank you...

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