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#GivingTuesday: A Global Day of Giving

Tuesday, November 27

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

Click here to donate to RISE on #GivingTuesday!

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

One of the best ways to get involved is in your own community. We're encouraging you to support RISE programs for survivors!

Empowerment and Self-Defense with Paragon BJJ (Co-Ed/All Gender)

Saturday, November 10 | 2pm - 4pm | Paragon BJJ, 235 Tank Farm Rd., Ste J

Join Paragon Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and RISE for an educational, empowerment self-defense workshop on Saturday, November 10, from 2 - 4 pm at the Paragon location in San Luis Obispo!

This event is open to individuals of all identities 12 and over! Please RSVP to or 805-305-7512 so we can ensure we have enough instructors on hand. The event is free but we will be accepting donations for RISE.

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. All staff members are mandated reporters and have an obligation to report under the following circumstances: reports of abuse or neglect to minors, dependent adults, elders, as well as if a client is in danger of hurting themself or others.