Entries by RiseUpIndustries

Thrivent Choice Dollars®

Don’t forget to direct Choice Dollars®!  Eligible Thrivent Financial members who have available Choice Dollars® have until March 31st to direct them.  Grant funding from Thrivent Financial through its Thirvent Choice® program can help support organizations you care about.  Don’t let Choice Dollars expire! Thrivent Choice® can have a tremedous impact on an organzation.  Show […]


Have you picked up your copy of CNC-West??  Did you notice who was on Page 40?! Thank you CNC-West for featuring us in this month’s magazine.  Such an amazing article! Click here to read the article: Rise Up    


#GivingTuesday is a global movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in all 50 states and in countries around the world.  Millions of people have come together to support and champion the causes they believe in and the communities in which they live. Every act of generosity counts, and each […]

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!