June 19, 2019
In May, Hope Rises posted a video of a firefighter, dressed in full turnout gear, pushing a young cancer warrior in a specialized wheelchair down the streets of Buffalo. That firefighter ran the length of a half marathon - more than 13 miles!
That video went viral, rig...
June 14, 2019
If you ask anyone who knew James Metz, they would recall his vibrant energy and big personality. "He was always jumping, talking, doing something - he had quite the presence," says James' dad.
James, who lived in Lancaster, NY, was just 14 when his life was taken so su...
June 12, 2019
Hope Rises first brought you the story of LeeAnn Babirad in April. LeeAnn openly discussed a domestic abuse past with an ex, and how that impacts her to this day.
“Not only was their damage to the front of my mouth, but also my brain, where I no longer have the ability...
June 1, 2019
It's incredibly devastating to have a child with a life-threatening illness. So sadly, this is reality for Cathy Reiner of Western New York, whose daughter, Sammi, has been living with a critical medical condition for nearly two decades.
"She never let Cystic Fibrosis d...
Why I stand strong to support Special Olympics
December 6, 2019
Pregnant with her miracle boy, mom shares infertility journey to bring HOPE to others
November 3, 2019
'Men Have Breasts Too' - Man, with breast cancer, is spreading important message
October 18, 2019
Turning to HOPE: the story of miracle baby, Theodore Richard
October 11, 2019
Breast cancer survivor on a mission to change lives through empowerment
October 1, 2019
Woman starts little free food pantry and feeds 100+ families in just one year
September 26, 2019
Queen City Revival creating hope with committed service
Bills QB gifted twin boys with unforgettable moment after tragic car accident claimed their father's life
September 24, 2019
Girl called 'little hands' by classmates endures so much. Can you help us bring her joy?
September 22, 2019
Pizzeria owner deserves recognition for all she does for her community
September 16, 2019
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