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Upcoming Events

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 2020 marks the 19th Anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

According to the CDC, nearly 1 in 5 women and 1 in 38 men will experience rape or attempted rape in their lifetimes. The statistics for other forms of sexual assault are even higher. Learn more about the history and importance of SAAM at the National Sexual Violence Resource Center.

Mother's Day Picnic


Due to recent events related to the spread of COVID-19, RISE and The Portola Inn are reluctantly postponing our annual Mother's Day event in an effort to protect the health of our staff, supporters, and the people we serve. More than ever we will be relying on our community for support. Please stay tuned for updates on how you can help.

Save the Date! Wine Women & Shoes 2020

Sunday, September 13, 2020
The Octagon Barn in San Luis Obispo

Mark your calendars for the 6th Annual Wine Women & Shoes benefiting RISE! We have so many fabulous surprises in store for you. Mark your calendars for Sunday, September 15, at the Octagon Barn in San Luis Obispo!

More information and tickets at For questions and sponsorship inquiries, please contact us at 805-226-5400 or email Stacy at

RISE is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides crisis intervention and treatment services to survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence and their loved ones. All services are provided confidentially, at low or no cost, to anyone regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or ability. All crisis services are available in Spanish and English.