Entries by RiseUpIndustries

Open House

In May of 2016, we celebrated moving into a 500 sq ft facility and the welcome of two members.  At the time we only had one CNC machine and very limited space.  Fast forward to TODAY… We now have SIX members, FIVE CNC machines, a learning center and room for so much more! We hope […]

We did it!

We’ve reached our goal!!! We’ve expanded our machine shop!! Thank you to everyone who made this happen! Thanks to your generous donations; we have brought on new members, purchased new equipment and have moved into a bigger facility!  Our equipment and enrollment in our Reentry Program have quadrupled this year.  We now have a waiting list […]

New CNC Mill!

Thanks to a $50k grant from the David C. Copley Foundation and donations from our Machine Shop Social Enterprise Expansion Foundation Members, we were able to purchase a new Haas CNC Super Mini Mill.  Our machine shop expansion is well underway and we are now training 3 members to become CNC machine operators.  We are […]

US Bank supports job training!

We are excited to report that US Bank has made a $5,000 grant to Rise Up Industries.  Their generosity will help many formerly incarcerated and gang-involved men redirect their lives.  This grant will help support our machine shop expansion.  Finding a well-paying job continues to be a challenge in San Diego.  Job training programs play […]

Who’s ready for some football?

Our Football Mania Fundraiser started on Thursday September 8th. For $20 you get music downloads at www.charitystudio.com and an exciting, complimentary Football Mania sweepstakes game card!