• Rise N Shine Foundation is the recipient of 2022 Climate & Energy Leadership Award - The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

  • Officially certifying organization for President's Volunteer Service Award

  • Started first ever Composting and Food Rescue programs in Montgomery County Public Schools, MD


Rise N Shine Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to making our community a better place through volunteer-based solutions. Our vision is to motivate people of all ages and backgrounds to take on leadership positions to help the less fortunate.

Food Recovery & Environment Sustainability Programs

  • Food Recovery programs

  • Pop- Up Pantry and Brown bag distribution programs

  • Food security programs

  • School composting program

  • Business composting program

Community Services

  • Sewing Pillowcases

  • Shoe drives

  • Letters of hope

  • Fight against hunger

  • Sandwich & Cookie bags


  • Postcard campaign & Testimony for Maryland Bill HB150/SB124: Grant Program to Reduce and Compost School Waste

  • HB150/SB124 Has passed and approved by Governor

  • MCPS Board of education-To start a county wide Composting programs

  • DMV Food Recovery 2022- Launching a Food waste Action in MCPS schools

  • Maryland Association for Environment and Outdoor Education - Composting Programs (Conference in 2019 & 2022)