World Diabetes Day

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

RISE Center Joins Joni & Friends to Provide Wheelchairs to Southeast Texans Affected by Hurricane Harvey

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

RISE CENTER for Independent Living RESPONDING TO Hurricane Harvey (TX/LA)

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)

RISE Closure

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