Our first year is coming to a close, and it is not anything like we thought it would be. Please take a moment to click on the pictures below to learn about our first year. This year for Giving Tuesday, we are asking donors, community members, and volunteers to contribute to what we are calling our "Service Request List". This list is made up of items that not only help to make our organization run (purchasing a meal for Black Youth Alliance - WI programming) but also items that are frequently requested by our clients (bus passes, gas cards, etc).
Thank you in advance for your commitment and investment in uplifting, supporting, and celebrating black lives in our community.
We have over 600 clients (both families and indiviudals).Since opening our doors in November of 2019 we have over 600 clients (individuals and families) that we have served. Our numbers continue to grow daily.
Black Youth Alliance - WisconsinBYA-WI has over 150 youth engaged in after school programming. Even through classes are currently online, our programming has continued to run while following CDC recommendations and guidelines. To learn more about BYA-WI please click "Go to link"
Virtual Learning - BYA-WIDue to COVID-19 our school district made the choice to move classes to virtual learning. We All Rise staff made the decision to open the youth center for virtual learning hours where youth could not only come in and get support from staff and caring adults but also get meals. The youth center is open Monday through Friday from 8am-5pm for these supports.
COVID-19 ImpactOur first year was nothing like we thought it would be. Throughout the entire pandemic, with additional precautions, we continue to operate with normal business hours to ensure our clients have the support they need. To learn more about our COVID-19 impact please click "go to link".
Eviction PreventionWe were able to assist 75 individuals and families were assisted with eviction prevention supports.
Long-Term HousingWe were able to secured long-term housing for more than 150 individuals and families.
Indiviudal Therapy SessionsWe are able to provide free mental health services to our focus population. Individual therapy sessions happens with one of our two physiologists or our licensed therapist. We are able to offer therapy services to individuals (adolescents, teens, and adults), couples, and families. This year we held over 300 individual therapy sessions. For more information on our individual sessions please click "go to link".
**Please note, if you are looking to donate quantities greater than one, select the item you wish to donate, and click add to cart. Your page will be redirected where you can increase quantities as well as select "continue shopping" to select more than one item. Thank you in advance for your support of our work and investment in our clients.
For more options of giving please check out our following wish lists. While we greatly appreciate any donations to We All Rise, please keep in mind that items on our wish lists make the greatest impact with our clients as they are the most needed items at this time:
December 2020 Wish List - Each month, We All Rise puts together a monthly wish list. This is a direct reflection of the needs we are seeing that month within our organization and for our clients. Click here to view our December 2020 wish list.
Amazon Wish List - Organizationally we host an amazon wish list with items that are needed within our organization. These items our a mixture of items needed for our clients, for the organization, and for the staff. All the items on our list allow our organization to continue to function week in and week out. This list is updated each month based on the needs we are seeing within our organization. Click here to view our amazon wish list.
Book Wish List - We All Rise now has a full youth center within our office space. We are working to build a library for our youth that centers black authors. We need your help to continue to grow our library! The books on this list are books we hope to one day add to our shelves, you can help us continue to build our library for our youth! Click here to view our book wish list.