ARISE participates in 2011 Combined Federal Funding
824 US HWY 1 Suite #240
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
Phone: (561) 630-2021
Fax: (561) 630-2790
CONTACT: EDMUND BENSON
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
North Palm Beach, FL – The U.S. Office of Personnel Management has confirmed ARISE’s participation in the 2011 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) as a member of Child Aid USA. The ARISE Foundation CFC code is 12303.
The CFC is the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign. More than 300 CFC campaigns internationally and throughout the country raise millions of dollars each year. Pledges made by federal civilian, postal, and military donors during the campaign season (September 1–December 15) support qualified nonprofit organizations that provide health and human service benefits throughout the world.
The mission of the CFC is to promote and support philanthropy through a program that is employee focused, cost-efficient, and effective in providing all federal employees the opportunity to improve the quality of life for all.
Federal employees can now choose to support ARISE Foundation through the CFC. ARISE is a nonprofit organization providing life skills and staff training to tough and hard to reach youth. ARISE curricula and staff training enables instructors and youth to accomplish meaningful tasks and communicate comfortably with each other. Lessons are streamlined so that barriers are removed, while adding thoughtful, innovative elements that draw both youth and instructors into the subject matter.
Traumatized teens locked behind bars are abandoned, abused, mistreated and need help. They require social skills to make it in the world. ARISE dedicates their work to building social and emotional fitness in these troubled youth, by providing valuable life skills and staff training to at-risk youth and the adults who care for them. ARISE strives to enables youth to achieve their highest potential as law-abiding citizens and is most successful when they can keep youth out of the juvenile justice system. The support of active, concerned citizens like you, help ARISE Foundation achieve this goal.
For more information, please call Edmund Benson at ARISE toll-free: 1 (888) 680-6100 or visit www.at-riskyouth.org.
Since ARISE was established in 1986 , it has trained and certified over 5,457 ARISE Life-Skills Group Facilitators who have taught over 5,400,000 documented hours) of interactive ARISE Life Skills lessons for at-risk youth and teens across the United States and beyond. ARISE is also being used in Canada, Jamaica, England, Australia, Bahamas, Bermuda, New Zealand, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Bosnia, Kazakhstan, Kingdom of Bahrain, South Africa, Vietnam, Uganda, Nigeria and Haiti.
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