At Rockaway Rising, we believe no one should be limited by their
It's no secret that Far Rockaway faced major challenges long before Hurricane Sandy, nor that those challenges very much remained after relief efforts ceased. Over the last three years, we have been deeply moved watching the Rockaway community come together to rise above their circumstances. These incredible families, schools and organizations have been fighting for better lives in the face of much adversity.They inspired us to think about what we could do to contribute.
Our decision to create this organization is based on our love our neighbors and our belief that they deserve access to greater opportunity. It's our desire to come alongside our local heroes and continue connecting them to the resources this community needs.