Running for RISE

In just a few weeks, a dozen of us will be running through mud and obstacles in Runamuck to help raise support for our RISE Leadership and Mentoring Programme. Our RISE Leadership Programme began 4 years ago after seeing and hearing the hopelessness in Dublin teenagers’ lives. They voiced a lack of positive thinking about their communities, their…

Teenagers helping the homeless this Christmas

When I walked into Mt. Carmel Secondary School, to lead my first RISE Leadership Programme, 25 transition year girls stared back at me. We had never met before but we were about to spend the next 10 Friday afternoons together exploring leadership and what positive change might look like in their community. The girls were chatty,…

Mentoring Inner City Teenagers

Have you ever had someone whom you looked up to sit down and spend time with you? Invest in you? Believe in you? Give you the courage to believe you could do more, be more, achieve more? As a team we know that we wouldn’t be the people we are today if it wasn’t for…

The courage we have to give

His feedback changed my life. ~ RISE Student, Newpark Comprehensive School How many people have we come across who have actually changed the way that we view the world – so much so that we feel we will never be the same again? They are the courage givers, the people who suddenly unlock a mindset…

Step Into Summer

The long winter has finally come to an end. Summer is fast approaching and we want to help you get ready to embrace the sun! We have the perfect opportunity for you to clear out your wardrobe and step into summer with our thrift shop bargains. We are holding this exciting fundraiser on the 10th May in…