Rise's Annual Celebration Oct 26, 6pm

Reserve your tickets to Rise's Annual Celebration today!

Suggested donations + Free tickets available for in-person and virtual.

Join us at The Banknote Building in the Bronx to celebrate and support parents’ leadership, achievements, goals and strategies in the movement for family justice! Space is limited - RSVP today!

The Banknote Building
1231 Lafayette Ave
Bronx, NY 10474

October 26, 6-8 pm ET
Pre-party: 6-6:30 pm ET
The Facebook Live of the event will begin at 6:45 pm ET.

Featured Speakers:

Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson 

City Council Member Amanda Farías

Stay tuned for program details to come! 

Please bring proof of vaccination to attend in-person. We highly encourage in-person guests to test the day of the event. Let’s keep our community safe! 

Reserve your ticket!

Event is free! Donate or RSVP to attend! 
Suggested donation $250 
Donate $250+ and receive a Rise t-shirt and tote bag at the event!


Thank you to our sponsors and host committee members! 

Change Harvesters

Rebecca Boucher, Steve and Lauren Pilgrim

Information Providers

Casey Family Programs, Pilar Conde, Linda Genereux, Graham Windham, Joanna and Brendan Lack, Perigee Fund

 Network Nourishers

Children’s Village,  Good Shepherd Services, Bonnie Kornberg, Kym Watson

Community Cultivators 

Center for Family Representation, Center for the Study of Social Policy, Forestdale Inc., New Alternatives for Children, New York Foundling, Jane Spinak and Warren Scharf

Relationship Sowers

CASA-NYC, Citizens Committee for Children, Jeff Chang, Jewish Child Care Association of New York (JCCA), Sam Merkt, Marcia Reilly, Dorothy Roberts

Host Committee

Caryn Ashare, Elizabeth Bailey, Steve Cohen, Martin Guggenheim, Dana Guyet, Keith Hefner, International Parent Advocacy Network (IPAN), Betsy Krebs, Nora McCarthy, Lindsey McCormack, Hope Lyzette Newton, Pat O’Brien, Diane Redleaf, Ron Richter, Jane Steinberg

Deep Gratitudes

Kelly Castagnaro, Felicia Alleyne-Davis, Digna Denis, DelgraciaCorp, Elliot Williams


Support the Rise & Shine program and parent leadership by becoming a sponsor today!

Change Harvester – $10,000

Emergent Mobilizer – $7,500

Information Provider – $5,000

Network Nourisher – $2,500

Community Cultivator – $1,500

Relationship Sower – $1,000

Host Committee - $500

Become a Host Committee Member!


Accessibility: The Banknote Building has wheelchair-accessible ramps and elevators to the event space. Limited parking will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. We will also have a Facebook live stream for guests that attend virtually.

Please share allergies and any other accommodations needed for in-person attendance at registration.

Contact Development Director Genevieve Saavedra genevieve@risemagazine.org with any questions.


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