Posted on March 10, 2015
The 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon registration is open. You can guarantee a spot with RISE or enter through the non-guaranteed lottery between March 10 and April 21. Learn more: riseinternational.org/getinvolved/jointeamrise
Posted on January 27, 2015
Make a RISE Resolution for 2015 – send one child in Angola to school for $250. How? Follow RISE on Instagram or Facebook for real-life examples from RISE supporters!
Posted on December 22, 2014
On Friday December 19th, the President signed the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 which includes a provision extending the Charitable IRA tax provision that expired 12/31/2013. An individual who is at least 70 ½ can distribute up to 100K from their traditional or rollover IRA for 2014 without paying federal taxes on the distribution. Please consult your tax attorney.
Posted on November 20, 2014
Thanks to all who joined us for our annual benefit on Saturday, November 8th. It was a great evening celebrating “Real stories. Real results.” at Toms-Price Home Furnishings in Lincolnshire. Funds raised will educate kids without a school at the village of Trumba in the Bie Province.
Posted on October 17, 2014
Sunday was a great day for the Chicago Marathon – thanks to all Team RISE runners and supporters! This brings the 2014 season to a close with anticipation of 2015! Funds raised will help build a school at the village of Sibol where kids are longing for a school in which to learn.
Posted on September 22, 2014
Save the date and plan to attend our annual RISE Benefit, Real stories. Real results. Join us Saturday, November 8, 7 – 10pm, at Toms-Price Home Furnishings, Lincolnshire. Invitations will be mailed late September. Online registration will be available beginning 9/26.
Posted on September 8, 2014
Thanks to the Team RISE runners that participated in the Chicago Half-Marathon, and to those cheering on the sidelines! It’s a great accomplishment and will give kids in Angola the chance to go to school!
Posted on August 28, 2014
Saturday group runs, training and fundraising continue – thanks for the commitment and hard work Team RISE runners! The Chicago Half-Marathon is on Sunday, September 7 – mark your calendar and come cheer for Team RISE!
Posted on August 11, 2014
Have fun. Help kids. Join the 2014 RISE Fantasy Football League. The 2012 and 2013 RISE league gave 21 kids the chance to go to school and this year’s goal is to give 12 more kids that opportunity!
Posted on July 20, 2014
Several Team RISE runners participated in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half-Marathon today – great job! Thank you for taking on a personal challenge, and impacting the lives of kids in Angola!