Become a volunteer with RYSE!  Our dedicated volunteer base allows us to  leverage our funding toward program-specific expenses. Group service projects, bachelor and master's level internships and individual volunteer opportunities are available.  Contact us here (info@ryse.flywheelstaging.com) and let us know you are interested in volunteering. One of our staff will get back to you with available volunteer opportunities.


Making a financial gift is the most effective way to help RYSE. Your funds help us continue to provide expert care to young people overcoming trauma, neglect or abuse on their path to self-sufficiency.

Make a secure donation to RYSE via Paypal (account not required), or send RYSE a check. Please make the check out to:

Residential Youth Services & Empowerment – RYSE
P.O. Box 11662
Honolulu, HI 96828






If you would like to make an in-kind contribution, please see the wish list of current needs below and follow the steps to pledge your donation:

You can also contact us through email here.

Your donation is tax deductible! Please click on the link above or email.  Mahalo!

Additional Ways To Help

Get Involved

 You are integral to our work to end youth homelessness. Just like our founders, concerned citizens who got together to help young people get off the streets – you can make a real difference in young people’s lives.


We know an end to youth homelessness will require lasting, systemic change at every level of government.  Help us enact change on the local, state and federal levels.

Hire or host one of our youth at your business

Interested in offering a learning experience to a young person? We provide direct support for our youth while they pursue internships and new employment opportunities.

Gift of Stocks 

Making a gift to RYSE through a transfer of stock is often very advantageous from a tax point of view, especially if you own appreciated stocks on which you will have to pay long term capital gains tax. By making a gift of stock directly to RYSE, you may avoid the capital gains tax on the appreciation of stock, and will also realize an income tax deduction in the amount of the stock’s value on the date of the gift.