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Support Rise Up Chorus
How can you help us to support our mission?

It's no secret that it takes a significant amount of money to run an organization as special as Rise Up Chorus. We rely on the generosity of so many individuals, families, grants, foundations, and businesses to keep our choral programs tuition and membership dues free. Any help that you can contribute to Rise Up Chorus would be greatly appreciated. Rise Up Chorus Inc. is a recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and all contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Donations to Rise Up Chorus can be made in the form of:

  • Cash given to one of our Board members at a rehearsal or performance.

  • Check made out to "Rise Up Chorus" and mailed to us at P.O. Box 4335, Metuchen, NJ 08840)

  • Online using our secure credit card processing (click here!)

    • Monthly recurring donations may be made directly on your credit card!

  • Gifts of securities (stock) can be made by contacting our Director of Development, Maryann McGuire, at

Join the new Phoenix Club today with a monthly recurring donation of $20 or more!

When you make automatic, recurring donations of at least $20/month, you will become a founding member of the Phoenix Club. These sustaining gifts will ensure that Rise Up Chorus continues to be our place to sing and build our Community. Of course, you can always donate any amount that is comfortable for you, either as a one-time or a recurring donation. Phoenix Club members are entitled to the following benefits:

  • For a monthly donation of $20 or more, you will receive 2 tickets with priority seating to a single Rise Up Chorus cornerstone performance of your choice. If you are performing, you may share your seat with a friend.*

  • For a monthly donation of $50 or more, you will receive 2 tickets with priority seating to each of Rise Up Chorus’ cornerstone performances. If you are performing, you may share your seat with a friend.*

  • For a monthly donation of $85 or more, you will receive 4 tickets with priority seating to each  of Rise Up Chorus’ cornerstone performances. If you are performing, you may share your seat with a friend.* 

*There may be an added per person charge for any performance that includes additional items such as food or drink. 


Don't forget company matching which is a powerful tool maximize your donation.

To maximize your donation, it is best to mail a check so that we avoid all credit card processing fees. Check donations can be mailed to:

Rise Up Chorus

c/o Donations

P.O. Box 4335

Metuchen, NJ 08840

If you prefer to make your donation online, please click the donation button below.

Thank you for your generous support!

Grant funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Phoenix Club

(recurring, monthly donations of $20 or greater)

Isabel Badillo

James & Dorothy DeGeorge

Angela Dohl & Raymond Zipf

Sarah Geiger
Terry Kohl
Elena Palankerina

Karen Siegel

Phoenix Visionary

(Over $1,000)

Jeannine Burton

Karen & John Keithler

Terry Kohl

Maryann & Tom McGuire

The Morace Family Foundation

Margie & Thomas Thomas

President's Benefactor

(Up to $1,000)

Joanne Backhus

Isabel Badillo

Nancy & Michael Conroy

Dorothy & James DeGeorge

Gina DeAngelis Dettagliata

Helene Diaz

Gregory Puchalski

Karen Siegel

Director's Circle

(Up to $500)

Algonquin Theater


Maria Balboa

Nancy Bernheimer

Christine & Thomas DeLessio

Angela Dohl & Raymond Zipf

Sarah Geiger

Susan Kingsley

Diane Mansmann

Edward Markus

Beth Moroney

Mary T. & Michael McGuire

Satori Academy

Chorister's Guild

(Up to $250)

The Alto Section

Patricia Benning

Chris Bishop

Elizabeth Bruno

Bruce Bussell

Connie Chuang

MJ Divino

Chris Deibert

Amy Donner

Deborah Dormer

Nancy & Tony Eggert

Patricia Glave

Susan Jankiewicz

Jessica & Matthew LaPine

Linda LaPine

Marie Mackiewicz

Linda & Rich Mirocco

Papermill Playhouse

Princeton Marriott at Forrestal

Carolyn Petosky

Barbara Rivera

The Soprano Section

Grace Shackney

Kathy Staeger

Florence Tracy

Community Circle

(Up to $100)

Irma Abrams
Bagel Pantry
Charles Balesterri

Ro Barltrop
Nancy Belford
Janena Benjamin
Akanksha & Akesh Bhalla

Jenny Bibihelms

Christine Bingham

Tom Bish
Michael Bivona
Dennis Black
Laura Bradshaw
Brownstone Bar & Grill
Sue Butterworth
Cabot Cheese Farmers
Cafe Paris
Cai's Cafe
Machiko & Stephen Caputo
Dorothy Codd
Michael Conforti
Crayola Experience
Anita Daugherty
Patrick & Patricia DeGeorge

Deli Delight

Dawn Denton

Dicosmos Italian Ice

E&E Flowers

Edison Family Restaurant
Fresco by Jimmy
Cynthia Freund
Judy Orrico Gabriel

George's Dry Cleaning

Steve Goldfarb

Ronald Grayzel

Hailey's Harp & Pub

Sarah Hannah-Stamile

Jade Dynasty

Jess Kaino

Nena Kopy

Shreya Krishna

Karen Leon

Longwood Gardens

Christina Leslie

Debbie McGuire

Donna & John McGuire

LouAnn McGuire

Mary McGuire

Metuchen Dance Center

The Metuchen Inn

Lynne Mueller

Music in the Somerset Hills

Network For Good

Rukimini Ogoti

Oriental Trading

Elena Palankerina

Papillon & Co.

David Peled

Theresa Petner
Weng Pineda
Pink Lotus
Playhouse 22
Jo Ann & William Poll
Luann Reed-Siegel

Kevin Reilly
Grace Rich
Luis Rodriguez
RVCC Planetarium
Salon 77
Adrian San Roman
Christine Sauer

Somerset Patriots Baseball
Ann Marie Stone

Maryann Sullivan
Kathleen Spadafino
The State Theater

Donna & Romeo Tiu

Phillip Vassallo

Reena Wade
Carol Walsh

Peter Walsh
Doris Younken
Brenda Yuro
Riley & Melanie Zhang

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