Bring your items for care package between Mother's Day (May 12) and Father's Day (June 16)

UAC is proud to partner together with RISE Support Centre (RISE), formerly the Markham Stouffville Crisis Pregnancy Centre, that opened in May of 1991, with the vision to be known in the community as a place of help, hope, and healing to all individuals experiencing an unexpected pregnancy, challenges during pregnancy and early parenting or struggling emotionally after an abortion experience.

RISE Support Centre is a registered charity that operates through a Christian framework of practice, is dedicated to supporting those facing an unintended pregnancy, difficult circumstances during pregnancy and early parenting, those struggling emotionally following a perinatal loss recently or in the past, and those interested in information about healthy relationships. RISE Support Centre offers both crisis intervention and on-going support.

In the period of this Mother's Day (May 12) and Father's Day (June 16), will you come alongside RISE Support Centre to help put together care packages?

Bring your goods to UAC's white bins to put together!

Throughout their 30-year history, they have become a trusted resource for the Markham-Stouffville-Richmond Hill community. RISE has developed good relationships with other local organizations to surround clients with exceptional support and avoid duplicating services, desiring to treat people with kindness, compassion, grace, and truth as Jesus did. RISE is passionate about providing access to information and resources in order to facilitate informed decision making and respects each person’s choice for their body and their pregnancy. We provide on-going support for all pregnancy outcomes, and work with clients to develop an individual care plan based on their goals and needs. They feel strongly that anyone hurt from an abortion experience should have a safe place to turn for compassionate, judgement-free support. We join with their desire is to be there before, during, and after an unintended or challenging pregnancy to provide a full circle of support.