Celebrating 20 Years!

Thanks to all who joined us for our 2023 Benefit to celebrate 20 years of building together, 195 schools, 141,000 kids in school each year, with gratitude to all that helped make that possible! Thanks also to @sketchbookbrew and @soulandsmoke for a great evening!

Thank you Team RISE!

Congrats to all Bank of America Chicago Marathon participants, and a huge thanks to our Team RISE runners and supporters! You did a great job, finished well, and gave more kids in Angola the chance to go to school!

RISE Brewery Tour 2023

Another great RISE Brewery Tour and beautiful day to “drink beer. do good.” and give kids in Angola the chance to go to school! Thanks to Spiteful Brewing, Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria, and all who joined us!

RISE Brewery Tour 2023

Join us for a Private Brewery Tour…
have fun and give kids in Angola the chance to go to school!

Saturday, June 24th | 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Spiteful Brewing
2024 W Balmoral Ave, Chicago, IL 60625

Enjoy the tour, beer, & Lou Malnati’s Chicago-style pizza.
$30 per person
Invite your friends. Space is limited – sign up HERE today!

Trivia Thursday… Successful and Fun!

Thanks to WHS’s Interact with Africa Club, and all who participated in the “Trivia Thursday” Event! Lots of fun, energy, and teamwork, all for a great cause, giving more kids in Angola the chance to go to school! Wheeling’s Club has been supporting RISE and kids in Angola for 20 years, since 2003, raising awareness and money! Amazing and thank you!! More photos

The Interact with Africa Club at Wheeling High School has raised awareness and money for RISE for 20 years – amazing and thank you! Their next fundraiser is Trivia Thursday!

Kinderhaven Preschool Academy

Kinderhaven Preschool Academy is hosting a Coin Drive from November 7 – 18. Kids will learn about the similarities and differences between their lives and those of kids in Angola, and will collect coins to help give kids the chance to go to school. Thank you!

building hope

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our 2022 Benefit – another great event! Guests enjoyed a delightful evening at Sketchbook Brewing Co, with The Fat Shallot Food Truck, AJ Sacco – The People’s Magician, and a moving program, raising money to give kids at Lalula the chance to go to school!

RISE Brewery Tour 2022

Thanks to all who joined us for another great RISE Brewery Tour, to Empirical Brewery for hosting and giving a terrific tour, and to Lou Malnati’s for fabulous pizza! It was fun to “drink beer. do good.” and give kids in Angola the chance to go to school!

Join us for a Private Brewery Tour…
have fun and give kids in Angola the chance to go to school!

Saturday, June 25th | 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm 

Empirical Brewery
1801 W. Foster Ave, Chicago, IL  60640

Enjoy the tour, beer, & Lou Malnati’s Chicago-style pizza.
$25 per person

Invite your friends. Space is limited – sign up HERE today!