An Uprise is Happening!


Here are a few places where Uprise has been featured or recognized! The more who share Uprise, the more difference we can all make. We cannot possibly outmatch God in His generosity! 

COMING UP!  World Youth Day – January 21-28, 2019 Panama!

The Diocese of Grand Rapid and the Archdiocese of Detroit are collaborating to organize a young adult charter Holy Pilgrimage to experience the joy and strength of our faith by living it with 500,000 others who will travel to Panama City to witness our beautiful faith, together in solidarity!  Uprise and the Works of Mercy are just one way Pilgrims can spiritually prepare to experience the joy of living in our universal church!  For more information visit

COMING UP!  Catholic Campus Ministry Association Podcast

December 22, 2017, Grand Rapids, MI – UPRISE has been invited to host and record a PodCast for CCMA this February, in preparation for Lent!  Thank you, Michael St. Pierre, Ed.D. for this fabulous invitation – we can’t wait!

UPRISE on Holy Family Radio!

October 20, 2017 – Grand Rapids, MI – Uprise was invited by Holy Family Radio to be featured on launch day in their 1:00 p.m. block, interviewed by Deacon Jim Thorndill.  Participating in their Fall Fund Drive, two new first time donors called in to the station, and identified that they were inspired to give to the radio station, inspired by Uprise!  Just what we hoped Uprise would do, generate more time, talent, treasure and ties to Catholic causes, organizations and experinces!  Thank you, Greg, Joseph and Grace for sharing with loyal listeners your Catholic faith, and your commitment to Uprise:  Our Catholic Generosity Commitment ! 

Catholic Business Leaders’ Forum

October 20, 2017 – Cathedral Square, Grand Rapids, MI – Uprise was officially launched to approximately 200 members of the business community at the October Catholic Business Leaders’ Forum.

Pastoral Ministers’ Gathering

October 16, 2017 – Cathedral Square, Grand Rapids, MI – Uprise was asked to present at the October Pastoral Ministers’ Gathering, hosted by Mark Mann, Director Family, Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Make the Commitment

It doesn’t take much — giving your time to help someone, sharing a passion to empower others, or even gathering your friends to brainstorm an idea that could make someone else’s day — an act that will surely make yours, as well!