Creative Giving: Philanthropy and Tax Savings

Curious what options exist for philanthropic giving that will get you the greatest tax benefits? We were too, so we asked a few CoEd donors to share their creative solutions for giving more and saving more—it’s a win-win! See their tips below and talk with your tax...

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Glendy’s Story

As drug trafficking continues to plague Central America and the United States, one girl is determined to do her part to keep her community safe. Today we want to share with you the incredible story of Glendy, a Rise Program scholar who will inspire you and give you...

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Meet Mayra!

Meet Mayra, one of the newest members of the CoEd team! Mayra joined the U.S. fundraising team this summer and has already proven herself indispensable. She helps Rise sponsors keep in touch with their students, maintains CoEd’s database, and a whole lot more!Tell us...

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Top Five Highlights of Fall Fiesta 2018

Every year when the leaves begin to change colors, the air gets crisp, and pumpkin spice makes its debut, we gather together to party in honor of Guatemalan students. Because, really…how better to honor little party animals like Jose (below) than by...

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Moms Without Borders

Life-long friends and moms Maggie Gieseke and Erika Barnes were recently blown away by a Guatemalan mother who welcomed them into her home during a CoEd tour to Guatemala. “Being in the room with her, speaking to her mom to mom—it was so powerful,” says...

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