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RISE Holiday Hope Drive 2023

Join Us in Supporting Children Impacted by Gun Violence This Holiday Season

November 14th – December 14th, 2023

At RISE (Resilient In Sustaining Empowerment), we believe in a world where healing and empowerment overcome the challenges of gun violence. Our mission is deeply rooted in providing support and nurturing positive growth for families affected by this epidemic.

Join us in our annual Holiday Hope Drive November 14th – December 14th, 2023, a crucial initiative in achieving this mission.

Your participation in the Holiday Hope Drive will directly support 100 children who have experienced the loss of a parent to gun violence. Every gift, every donation, brings light and joy to these families.

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How You Can Contribute

๐ŸŽ Donations We’re Collecting

We welcome toys, kitchen gadgets, home appliances, clothes, hygiene products, and more. Please ensure all donations are NEW and in their original packaging.

๐Ÿ’ต Monetary Goals

Our goal is to raise $100,000 to support our initiatives. These funds will help us provide specific gifts and support to the families we serve.

๐Ÿ“ Drop-Off Locations and Hours

  1. RISE Office
    1210 SW 136th St, Suite 229, Burien, WA 98166
    Map / Directions
    Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM

  2. The Postman
    1143 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Seattle, WA 98122
    Map / Directions
    Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 6 PM; Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM

Our Partner: The Postman Seattle

The Postman Seattle is not just a convenient location for your shipping needs; they’re a vital partner in our Holiday Hope Drive. With multiple locations across the city, The Postman makes sending and receiving packages easy and accessible.

Streamline Your Shipping

  • Convenient Locations: Easily accessible, with extended hours to fit your schedule.

  • Efficient and Cost-Effective: The Postman offers streamlined solutions for all your mailing needs.

As a business impacted by gun violence, The Postman shares our mission of healing and empowerment. By shipping directly to their store and tagging your package with ‘RISE Holiday Hope Drive,’ you’re not just participating in our drive; you’re also uplifting a local business that stands with us in our cause.

๐Ÿค Support and Uplift

Utilize The Postman for your shipping needs and join us in making a positive impact in our community.

The Postman Seattle

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Special Event: Holiday Hope Event

Join us on December 16th for a special celebration marking the culmination of our Holiday Hope Drive.

Date: Saturday, December 16th, 2023
Location: To be determined (TBD)

๐Ÿค Be the Change

Your support, in any form, is invaluable in bringing holiday cheer to those in need. Thank you!

Questions? Let’s Connect

Call us at +1 (206) 730-8020 or send us an email at