RISE Center was proud to play a small part in the happenings at the Orange County Special Angels Rodeo this past Saturday. What a wonderful event! If you have never heard or taken part, please check out their Facebook page, or their website at Orange County Special Angels Rodeo, and please participate in the future! Check out our… Read More RISE Center Goes to the Rodeo!
Please join RISE, Beaumont Public Health, and other community partners for the upcoming World Diabetes Day Health Fair, where there will be many health services provided and a great deal of useful information to manage diabetes and care for your health.
Did you know, per the American Diabetes Association : Overall Numbers, Diabetes, and Pre-diabetes Prevalence: In 2015, 30.3 million Americans, or 9.4% of the population, had diabetes. Approximately 1.25 million American children and adults have type 1 diabetes. Undiagnosed: Of the 30.3 million adults with diabetes, 23.1 million were diagnosed, and 7.2 million were undiagnosed. Prevalence in… Read More World Diabetes Day
The nonprofit, Joni & Friends, delivered wheelchairs to RISE Center for individuals who lost or received damage to wheelchairs because of flooding from Hurricane Harvey. Joni & Friends “Wheels for the World” program provides wheelchairs worldwide to those with mobility related disabilities. Wheelchairs are provided on a first come first serve basis by calling RISE Center… Read More RISE Center Joins Joni & Friends to Provide Wheelchairs to Southeast Texans Affected by Hurricane Harvey
In the wake of hurricane Harvey, RISE has found a way to combat the devastation brought on by the widespread destruction that the hurricane left behind. Please visit our donation page and contribute for the many victims in our community that are left with out homes and vital necessities: RISE CENTER for Independent Living RESPONDING… Read More RISE CENTER for Independent Living RESPONDING TO Hurricane Harvey (TX/LA)
Our community needs your help! Any amount you can give will help individuals with disabilities and seniors in our community recover from flooding and damage they received from this unprecedented storm. Because of the extent of the storm’s devastation, no amount is too small!
Due to the flooding effects of #hurricaneharvey, RISE will be closed until Tuesday, September 5, 2017. RISE will re-evaluate flooding situations and determine further closures on Wednesday. If you need emergent assistance during that time, you can call 211 for informative purposes and 911 for emergencies. It is our sincere hope that you are safe… Read More RISE Closure
The Texas Talking Book Program Shares their Latest News: Director’s Report Impact of President Trump’s proposed budget: On March 13, 2017, President Donald J. Trump released his preliminary federal budget for fiscal year 2018. Among the agencies slated for complete elimination is the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). IMLS is an independent federal… Read More How Important are Books to You?