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BattleKasting For Literacy!

Rise Up Foundation is so excited to be partnering with the Lexington Public Library system and Alane Adams, along with Alane’s award-winning mobile game, BattleKasters, for this summer’s library reading program. After spending 2015 touring the game to fancons across the country, Rise Up is thrilled to be sponsoring Alane’s school visit and library...

Back to School Giveaway

Back-to-School Giveaway Back-to-school is in full swing and there are so many exciting new developments to share! Rise Up Foundation Founder, Alane Adams would like to thank everyone who has purchased The Red Sun and helped make its opening month a success. After a successful trip to Denver Comic Con where we launched the...

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A Question of Literacy

Kids who are strong readers do better in school, and are better prepared to live successful lives. The statistics are unequivocal. Our prisons are filled with young people who are functionally illiterate. The question at the forefront of the work that I do is centered on how to compete with the multiple distractions kids...

SAG Foundation Receives $100,000 Donation From Rise Up Foundation

Rise Up Foundation donates $100,000 to SAG Foundation BookPALS program

LOS ANGELES (January 14, 2015) – The Rise Up Foundation has donated $100,000 to the Screen Actors Guild Foundation to support its signature children’s literacy program BookPALS (Performing Artists for Literacy in Schools) and launch a year-long literacy campaign.  The campaign is aimed at raising awareness and advancing the cause of children’s literacy in hundreds...