Rising Above relies on God and His people to provide financial resources to cover salary and operating expenses. Please consider participating in this ministry by giving.
Our Charity Registration number is 889485835 RR 0001. Donations totaling $20 or more annually will be receipted with a year-end tax receipt for total giving in that year unless otherwise requested.
Ways to Donate
Make cheques payable to Rising Above and include a response form (download) to select your designated purpose. Please do not write a personal name on the face of the cheque. See a description of the designations below.
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INTERAC e-Transfers can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like a charitable donation receipt, please put your mailing address in the memo or email it to us.
If you would like to designate your donation to a project (see descriptions below), please write the project name in the memo of the e-Transfer. Please do not write a personal name in the memo.
Call the Rising Above office at 204-388-5408 or Download a form.
Canadian Online Donations
Note: If you would like a charitable donation receipt, please make sure to check off the box that says “Share your mailing address with Rising Above Abuse Counselling Agency so they can acknowledge your donation.”
RA – General Fund
Funds directed to this purpose will be used for general operating expenses.
Rising Above Band
Funds directed to this purpose will be used for the ministry expenses associated with the Rising Above Band.
Project Parry Sound Ministries
Funds designated to this purpose are directed to serving Indigenous communities in the Parry Sound & Muskoka, ON area through Grief Recovery, faith circles, support groups and leadership development under the direction of Johan Strydom. These funds support his personal ministry expenses and 100% of his salary.
Project Niverville Operations
Funds designated to this purpose are directed to the ministry of Terry & Brenda Martin in their service of music ministry with the Rising Above Band, relational ministry and administrative support. These funds support 100% of his salary and personal ministry expenses.
Project Pathways to Wholeness
Funds designated to this purpose are directed to the counselling and mentoring ministry conducted by Indigenous staff member Rosie Boskoyous. These funds are directed to support her salary.
Project Smithers Ministry
Funds designated to this purpose are directed to serving Indigenous communities in the region of Smithers, BC through mentoring and counselling men and organizing healing workshops under the direction of Indigenous staff member Daren George. These funds support his personal ministry expenses.
Project Ottawa Executive Leadership
Funds designated to this purpose are directed to the ministry of Executive Director, Ben Lim in his service of promoting Rising Above, fundraising, program development, staff leadership, and governance support. These funds are directed to support his salary.
Project Crystal City Office
Funds designated to this purpose are directed to the ministry of the Financial and Administrative Officer, Nicole Banman in her service of managing finances, communication and administrative duties. These funds are directed to support her salary.
If no designation is made your gift will go to the General Fund. Spending of funds is confined to board approved programs and projects. Each contribution designated towards a board approved program or project will be used as designated, with the understanding that when the need for such a program or project has been met, or cannot be completed for any reason determined by the board, the remaining restricted contributions designated for such program or project will be used where needed most.