Support RISE

Since its founding in 2007, RISE: Resources, Intervention, Support, & Education, formerly Violence Prevention and Response Program (VPR), has provided support services and educational programming to countless members of the UMKC family. By supporting RISE, you will ensure that the vital work carried out by our team continues to enrich and improve the lives of students, faculty, staff, and our community.

Donate By Check
You can give to RISE by sending donations directly to our office (see Contact Us for our mailing address). Checks should be made out to RISE and sent to the attention of Michelle Kroner, Advocacy and Crises Intervention Specialist.

Donate Online
If you prefer to donate online, you may do so on our UMKC Foundation donation page.

For More Information
For more information on giving to RISE, please contact Michelle Kroner at (816) 235-1652 or