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All Good Things

Winter weather have you down? Read these four things to cheer you up and remind you of the good happening in the world! Stranger Pays for Homeless Hotel Bills: Good Samaritans in Chicago paid the hotel bill for 80 homeless people during the recent polar vortex. While...

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All Good Things

There is a lot of bad in our world. Each day brings new headlines of despair, and we feel the impact in our daily lives. People are hurting, and we are not denying nor dismissing this pain. Yet, there is also a lot of good in the world. People are working each day to...

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Five Free Attractions to Explore this Weekend

Sometimes all you need is an afternoon of adventure, and sometimes your wallet disagrees. These days, it can feel as though fun can cost an entire paycheck. You want to get out of the house, explore your city, and still make the rent this month. Is that too much to...

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Bringing Families Together

Bringing communities together through our programs has always been a point of emphasis for RISE. This was evident last Thursday when our Comprehensive Community Services team planned a picnic for the program participants. Providing the families with a fun, relaxing...

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Five Fall Festivities for Your Family

Living in Wisconsin, we find ourselves embracing every ounce of tolerable weather possible. We are granted limited months with warm weather and activities we can enjoy outdoors (unless you are brave and spend significant time in the bitter cold. In which case, we...

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The Best Books: Part Two!

Last week we published a story that featured our team members favorite childhood books. These stories each told imaginary tales that calmed childhood hearts and inspired young dreams. Our team enjoyed reminiscing to simpler times and thinking back to the books that...

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4 Steps for Stopping the Summer Slide

Research suggests that children lose two months of their reading skills during summer vacation, and they lose one month of overall learning. Three mere months is all it takes for these skills to evaporate. And while this may not seem dire, losing this knowledge can be...

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