More children will have a school!

The school at Quipungo is nearing completion and will be dedicated later this month, and ready for students to attend! Thanks to BP Oil and Partners – more children will have a beautiful new school!

GlobalGiving Bonus Day

Thanks to all who gave on GlobalGiving today – over $11,000 was given, resulting in $3880 in matching funds, which will help give kids at Alto Esperanca the chance to go to school.

Brewery Tour 2015

RISE supporters organized a great event on Saturday, touring 2 Chicago breweries – Lagunitas and Motor Row, traveling by trolley, enjoying Malnati’s pizza and raising funds to give 10 kids the chance to go to school! Thank you!

Dedication at Sibol today!

The dedication and celebration of 3 additional classrooms at Sibol took place today – thank you Team RISE 2014 for your incredible efforts!  

Team RISE 2015 group training runs begin this Saturday, June 13th, 6:30 am, Skokie Lagoons just east of the Edens Expressway on Tower Road, and along the lakefront meeting on the Lakefront Trail at Montrose. All are welcome – join us!


Team RISE Kick-off Meeting

Do you run or know someone that runs? Join us for the Team RISE Kick-off meeting Saturday, May 30, 8:30 – 9:30 am. Give kids in Angola the chance to go to school through your efforts!

Post-lottery Chicago Marathon entries!

Do you want to run in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon 2015, or know someone that does? RISE has post-lottery guaranteed entries available. Join Team RISE!

GlobalGiving Bonus Day

Tuesday, April 14th – Microsoft’s YouthSpark Bonus Day on GlobalGiving. Matching funds of $100,000 were available and donations were matched at 50% up to $1000 per donor until they were gone, about 30 minutes after the start. Our donation results were $5275, plus matching funds of $2262. Thanks to all who gave!

Guarantee a spot with RISE!

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:

Make a 2015 RISE Resolution!

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!