5th Annual One Billion Rising Flashmob

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On Saturday, February 11 at 4:30 p.m., we will once again join the world in shaking the earth, to bring awareness and stop the violence against women. 1 in 3 women across the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. That’s ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS. Every February, people riseRead More …

Deliver Us Not/Say It Again: Benefit Performance for The Family Place

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THE FAMILY PLACE COMES TO MCKINNEY October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and in observance, Hope Rising will present DELIVER US NOT/SAY IT AGAIN to benefit The Family Place. We are delighted to support The Family Place and welcome them to McKinney as they establish a much needed counseling center, open a resale shop and build the first Men’sRead More …

Participate in Hope Rising’s Solidarity Vigil

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Sept. 2 is the date Stanford Rapist Brock Turner is due to be released from jail. CNN reports that “Widespread outrage has erupted over a California judge’s decision to give a former Stanford University swimmer a six-month jail sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. Critics are blasting the decisionRead More …

Support Hope Rising On North Texas Giving Day

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What is North Texas Giving Day? North Texas Giving Day is an 18-hour online giving event for people across the nation (and the world!) to come together to raise as much money as possible for North Texas nonprofits on one day: September 14, 2017. In eight years, North Texas GivingRead More …

Become a Sponsor: Eve Ensler’s THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES

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Our overall success depends on support from local businesses and individuals like you.  We hope you will choose to celebrate and honor the women and girls in your life, your community and participate in a global movement!  Your support will make you a vital part of a collective voice, a voice that refusesRead More …

The Vagina Monologues Return to McKinney in April

Hope Rising is proud to announce that Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues will return to McKinney on April 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm at TUPPS Brewery. You don’t want to miss this show packed full of exciting and compelling performances! Eve Ensler’s THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES is based on interviews with over 200 women aboutRead More …

Hope’s Door Toy and Gift Drive

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Christmas is a time for giving, so why not donate to the Hope’s Door Toy and Gift Drive this December? Hope’s Door offers safety, shelter, healing, and hope to families affected by domestic violence. Their Toy and Gift Drive for ages 0-18 years runs through December 10th. To donate, visit theRead More …

2016 Hope Rising Events

2016 is going to be a great year!  We have a number of exciting events scheduled, so mark your calendar now and make plans to join us. Saturday, January 23 — Membership Meeting & Flashmob Info St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Parish Hall, 400 N. College St., McKinney, TX 75069, 2-4Read More …

Painting with a Purpose Benefit

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On Thursday, February 4, come paint with us for a good cause! We encourage you to bring your friends and enjoy a fun evening of painting at Painting with a Twist in McKinney, TX from 7-9 pm. All proceeds will benefit Hope Rising which provides aid and support to organizations whose primary missionRead More …

One Billion Rising Flashmob

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Mark your calendar for the International One Billion Rising Flashmob on Saturday, February 13 at 4:00 pm.  We will once again join the world in shaking the earth to bring awareness and stop the violence against women. Strike. Rise. Dance. The flashmob will take place at the McKinney Performing Arts Center.Read More …