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CELEB BARTENDER EVENT A HUGE SUCCESS!
Great fun was had by all! Thanks to James Durbin and our dynamic team of local celebs, helping to keep women and girls safe! Event highlights to come. Watch this space!
AMAZING RAFFLE WINNER!
Congratulations to Doug Klein! Winner of the amazing Pebble Beach Getaway Raffle! And thanks to James Durbin, American Idol favorite, for helping with the final draw!
FREE SHIPPING STORE-WIDE!
The Rising Store is featuring FREE SHIPPING STORE-WIDE during the entire month of December! CLICK HERE TO SHOP NOW!
PACKARD FOUNDATION AWARDS GRANT TO RISING!
LOS ALTOS TOWN CRIER: Packard Foundation, Ashoka Changemakers Award Empathy Grant to Rising! Read More Here.
#OPERATIONGIRL CHALLENGE COMES TO AN END
Big thanks to all who donated! Much needed funds were raised, and we placed 8th over all in the nation! You are awesome!
THE MOTHER OF ALL RAFFLES!
Don't miss this raffle! Only 200 tickets will be sold for a chance to win an amazing Pebble Beach Getaway! Details Here!
KCBS INTERVIEW: CONNIE C. KIM TALKS WITH CARMEL JUD
Connie C. Kim of KCBS Radio in San Francisco talks about women's empowerment with Rising Founder and Executive Director, Carmel Jud. DETAILS HERE
RISING ON KSBW-TV!
NBC Affiliate, KSBW-TV, features Rising International, the only Central Coast charity in Huffington Post's Raise For Women Challenge! The entire piece is viewable here.
HOW FAR CAN A WOMAN GO?
Meet Homa, Rising's traveling Afghan doll! Homa is touring the globe to raise awareness about the plight of widows, and to promote economic and social equality for women worldwide. Details here.
RISING FOUNDER AT TEDx
Carmel Jud speaks at TEDx on Ending the Global Oppression of Women. This TEDx Santa Cruz talk was given at TEDx Santa Cruz Change held on April 8, 2012 at Cruzio Internet in Santa Cruz, CA.