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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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Volunteers Come Together for RISE

Community has always been important to RISE. Our community provides us with a critical support system and helps us form connections crucial to our programming. There are many individuals and organizations within Dane County that help RISE, and we are very grateful....

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Free Bikes 4 Kidz Donates to RISE

For many, a bicycle was a childhood staple. When you see a bike, or mount your own, you feel a touch of nostalgia wash through you. Maybe your bike had a basket on the front, streamers hanging from the handlebars, or a horn, allowing you to proclaim your happiness to...

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