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RISE Colorado's Fundraiser:

RISE Colorado $50,000 Matching Grant Challenge!

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BENEFITING: RIGHTS FOR ALL PEOPLE

EVENT DATE: Oct 17, 2013

RISE Colorado

THE STORY:

Our Fundraiser

Thanks to everyone who helped us meet our goal to match our $50,000 from Rose Community Foundation! We couldn't have done it without your help!

As we were working to meet our goal by the end of 2013, we heard from many of you that early in 2014 was a better time to give. We are still working to fundraise much of our budget, and although contributions after 1/1/2014 will no longer be matched, they are still integral to helping us grow our program this year. We are so appreciative of any contribution you can make!

Please note: All donations will go solely to support the work of RISE Colorado. Rights for All People is listed as the charity benefiitng from our fundraiser simply becasue they serve as our fiscal sponsor. 

About RISE Colorado

Our Mission

Our mission is to educate, engage, and empower low income families and families of color to end educational inequity in our public school system.  

Our Vision

RISE Colorado is founded on the belief that families are crucial to student and school success. Through knowledge building, leadership development, and organizing, our families will end educational inequity. They will become active leaders who have a voice and the tools to define, demand, and lead systemic change to transform our public schools.

Our Approach

Educate: We believe education precedes empowerment and action. To that end, we educate families to bridge the lack of access to information. Through our workshops families gain the aspirational and tangible tools to understand educational inequity and navigate the school system.

Engage: Families create and lead school coalitions that set the agenda to organize around issues that impact student achievement. They create the change they want to see and increase their power to act on behalf of themselves and their students.

Empower: Empowerment starts on day one. We develop families to become leaders that have a voice, and take action. RISE Colorado families will become key decision makers, vital to leading change in our public school system. Ultimately, families will ensure students most impacted by educational inequity make it to and through college.  

Why RISE with us?

Students in low-income communities and communities of color are most impacted by educational inequity. While we have seen many innovative policies in recent years with a growing number of courageous champions behind them, we are not engaging those who have the biggest stake in student success—families. RISE Colorado is changing that by educating families on how to navigate the school system, engaging them to organize around the issues they believe will impact student achievement in their communities, and empowering them to lead the changes that will transform our public schools.

Let us know why you RISE with us in the comments section by finishing the statement "I RISE because...!"

 

About the Co-Founders

About the Co-Founders

Tangia Al-awaji Estrada, Milagros Barsallo, and Veronica Palmer have all grown up and worked in Colorado. Each of our identities as women of color plays a critical role in how we view the world and why we are creating RISE. We understand the importance of elevating the voices of low income communities and communities of color so families of students can pursue the changes they believe will transform our public schools. We feel it is our responsibility to form an organization that will do just this.  We welcome support and resources from all people and we recognize the value in a wide array of opinions. We also believe that empowerment of low income communities and communities of color must be organic and spearheaded by people who are themselves members of low income communities and communities of color.  Our organization emphasizes these ideals as we work to create and sustain the type of empowerment we want to see in our communities in Aurora, Colorado. 

 

 

 

 

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To This Fundraiser

$55,879

MONEY RAISED
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  • Miriam Altman

     

  • Tim Anderson

    $100

  • Liz Allen

    $25

  • Barsallo-Gober Family

    $100

  • Alex Meis

    $25

  • Roxie Larin

    $50

  • Beatrice Viramontes

    $50

  • Maria Barsallo

    $50

  • The Bellairs

    $50

  • Julie Rubio

    $50

  • Hoffman family

    $250

  • Luisa Paningbatan

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Kaleigh Bulloch

    $25

  • Vanessa Scialabba

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Isabel broer

    $10

  • Hannah Jannicelli

    $25

  • Bill Cash III

    $250

  • Amy Farley

    $20

  • The Broyles

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Victor Wakefield

    $75

  • Rachel Kelley

    $100

  • Heather Chikoore

    $20

  • Casey Shea

    $20

  • Katherine Spicer

     

  • Polly Breit

    $50

  • Jen Bacon

    $50

  • Becca Ellerbroek

    $25

  • Dianne, Darren & Sawyer Hackett

    $100

  • Los de League City

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Isabel Bishop

    $25

  • Orzala Rassekh

    $20

  • Art Gluck

    $75

  • Angela Cobian

    $35

  • Corey Jannicelli

    $15

  • Marion and Sabrina Brown

    $2,000

  • Anonymous

    $45

  • Sir Andrew Rasmussen

    $200

  • Mike Green

    $50

  • Anaiah Younger

    $10

  • Andy Archuleta

    $30

  • Deanna Barsallo

    $50

  • Donn, Diane and Elena

    $40

  • Jairo & Gilda Barsallo

    $150

  • Jairo Barsallo

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Elaine VanBerschot

    $100

  • Nicole Gelsomini

    $50

  • Jesse Horn

    $200

  • Sara Reichert

    $20

  • Jorge Rodas

    $10

  • Chris Duni

    $20

  • Milagros Barsallo

    $100

  • Verónica Figoli

    $100

  • Danielle Ongart

    $20

  • Charles & Dede King

    $25

  • Vince Crespin

    $50

  • Paula Lopez Crespin

    $80

  • Tomas & Victoria Estrada

    $150

  • Jess Powers

    $25

  • Trent

    $25

  • TYLER "RISEUP" GAMBLE

    $25

  • Candice D. McKinley

    $50

  • Lauren Albery

    $30

  • Gregory and Rebecca Hatcher

    $30

  • Megan Bock

    $25

  • LaTia Walker

    $30

  • Goofus

    $150

  • Hannah and Adam

    $30

  • Tom Goyne

    $500

  • Mikela

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Lauren Fine

    $20

  • The Gill Foundation

    $10,000

  • The Denver Foundation

    $30,000

  • The Chinook Fund

    $2,000

  • Jeri Jannicelli

    $50

  • Mike and Irena Todd

    $50

  • Meagan Foster

    $25

  • Goldie.

    $50

  • The Usher Family

    $200

  • Stacey & Robert Simpson

    $50

  • Terri Cruickshank

    $10

  • Stern-Hift Psychologists

    $200

  • Katherine Schultz

    $100

  • Becky Russell & Steve TeSelle

    $100

  • Teach For America 2012 & 2013 Corps Members

    $120

  • Albert & Cynthia Lopez

    $100

  • Roseann Stiblo

    $1,000

  • Vince Crespin

    $10

  • Bernard Henry

    $75

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Janel Highfill

    $100

  • Lisa Foster

    $25

  • JJ Hendricks

    $500

  • Anonymous

    $1,000

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112% Raised of $50,000 Goal

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The Team: $55,879 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

RISE Colorado

Amount Raised

$55,665

 

111% Raised of $50,000 Goal

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Ana Lara-Roca

Amount Raised

$214

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sabrina brown

Amount Raised

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Mikela Trigilio

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Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $1,000

3 years ago

JJ Hendricks

JJ Hendricks

DONATION: $500

3 years ago

Lisa Foster

Lisa Foster

DONATION: $25

Go Tangia! You've always done great things in life and its exciting and wonderful to see the awesome work the Rise team has done for the community! 3 years ago

Janel Highfill

Janel Highfill

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Roseann Stiblo

Roseann Stiblo

DONATION: $1,000

3 years ago

Albert & Cynthia Lopez

Albert & Cynthia Lopez

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Bernard Henry

Bernard Henry

DONATION: $75

3 years ago

Vince Crespin

Vince Crespin

DONATION: $10

3 years ago

Teach For America 2012 & 2013 Corps Members

Teach For America 2012 & 2013 Corps Members

DONATION: $120

3 years ago