Online Fundraiser for rescue dogs in urgent need

    February 11, 2015

    February 10 – February 13 Online Fundraiser for Pittie, Spirit, Max and Panther held in conjunction with Pittie’s Angel’s/Rise and Stand/So Cal Mid West Rottie Rescue This is a HIGHLY important fundraiser to benefit Pittie, Spirit, Panther and Max. 4 wonderful rescues, who have been rescued, rehabilitated and now are being cared for until their …..

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    Help Baby Tatum Fight SMA

    February 9, 2015

    Baby Tatum is the child of our Ambassador Ryan Upchurch’s friends. Gary & Kayla were recently told that their precious baby was suffering from SMA. Their daughter is receiving treatment but needs to be transported to Vanderbuilt hospital as soon as possible. SMA (spinal muscular atrophy) is a disease that robs people of physical strength …..

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    Amazing Person on the Week- Ryan Upchurch

    February 9, 2015

      This week the board has chosen our ambassador/spokesman Ryan Upchurch aka Upchurch The Redneck as our Amazing Person of the Week! Ryan has only been a part of R.I.S.E. & Stand for a couple months but he has helped in so many ways already. There is over 7 billion on the Earth but only …..

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    Amazing Person of the Week- Leah Parsons

    January 30, 2015

    Making Leah Parsons Amazing Person of the Week is long overdue. Early last year we spoke to Ms. Parsons for the first time. We were in awe the entire conversation. Leah is brave, tenacious, and strong-willed and well, amazing. Leah’s daughter Rehtaeh Parsons attempted suicide by hanging on April 4th 2013 at her home in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, …..

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    Remembering Pop/RnB Singer Raja Rose @Iamrajarose

    January 14, 2020

    Hindu American Pop & RnB singer Raja Rose passed away in his sleep Saturday January 10, 2020. Raja was one of New York City’s Rising Stars and was becoming one of the music industry’s leading alternative R&B performers. In December of 2019, Raja released a new single titled “La Fiesta” featuring Tali Goya which can …..

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    When Friends Become Bullies

    July 8, 2019

    I recently had to put my foot down and tell my 16 year old daughter, that one of her oldest and closest friends was no longer welcome in our home. Also that she was no longer allowed to see her. For the sake of confidentiality I will refer to her as Sarah and to my …..

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    Let’s Talk About Internet Trolls

    January 23, 2019

    An internet troll is a person who stirs up trouble in various online communities. Their main purpose is to just sow discord, cause arguments, and upset people. Not all people who state an opinion online you happen to disagree with is a troll. However, there are ways to identify trolls and ‘possibly’ stop them in …..

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    Is There Any Real Protection From Psychological Abuse?

    July 24, 2017

    I am sure that most readers, are already aware that there are many forms of abuse. In fact, it is likely that many of you have suffered one or more of the following types of abuse; Physical/violent abuse Sexual abuse Domestic abuse Financial abuse Religious/belief based abuse Stalking/harassment Verbal abuse Emotional/psychological/mental abuse I deliberately left …..

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