For most Americans, the holidays are a time to enjoy spending time with family and friends, reflecting on the past year, and dining on great food!
But when the average Thanksgiving meal costs $48.90 per family, it can cause financial stress to many of the people Rise serves. Enter our
Filling an ever-growing need in the community for day services for people who no longer wish to work due to their disability or their age, Rise offers five Adult Day Programs in the Twin Cities.
People, ages 18 through retirement, benefit from and enjoy participating in day activities, creating friendships,
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) recently kicked off the new fiscal year with a conference and awards ceremony at the Shoreview Community Center. Employment Consultant Mohamed Daher from Rise’s Pathways for Refugees program was proud to accept the state’s 2018 Outstanding Refugee Program Excellence Award on behalf of
Within the 110,000-square-foot facility in Anoka, rms Surgical employees manufacture and assemble state-of-the-art orthopedic medical devices that are implanted in patients throughout the United States and across Europe. A leader in surgical instruments and sterilization delivery systems, rms Surgical is part of the Cretex family of medical companies, a privately
More than 450 Rise team members, people we support, community partners, family and friends, and supports attended the 7th Annual Celebrate Rise Fundraising Gala held October 22 at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest in Brooklyn Park. It was a festive evening of great food, fun and games, special honor awards, FUNdraising, and much,
Established in 1996, the Minnesota Employment Center (MEC) provides employment support for people who are Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing. Over the past 20-plus years, we have supported hundreds of people successfully obtain and retain employment.
But what about the employer’s perspective? What is it like to partner with
Rise welcomed a summer cohort of six interns in June who worked in program areas across the agency, including advancement, accounting, assistive technology, human resources, marketing, and program development.
Using the cohort model, interns also participated in biweekly training sessions to discuss a variety of professional development topics and learn
Due to the increase in requests for services, Rise has added its fifth new Adult Day Program (ADP) at the New Brighton Community Center.
Rise’s ADP services are fully integrated in community settings, including at the Emma B. Howe Northtown Family YMCA in Coon Rapids, the Fridley Community Center, the
All of us at Rise extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Larry Pietrzak who died August 20. Larry had been a valued member of Rise’s Board of Directors since 1991, and through those many years, gave us countless hours of his vast financial knowledge and experience, as well
Between greeting guests, answering the phones, and responding to people’s immediate needs, Receptionist Jean Stephenson was kept hopping at the front desk of Rise’s administrative offices in Spring Lake Park. Considered by Rise team members and the people we serve to be “the heart” of this office, it was a