One Community

ONE MISSION

To Inspire Up™ a kinder and more giving world by uniting the military and civilian communities through empowerment, education, community building, and a commitment to serve. We are a 501c3 nonprofit organization that is dedicated to serving our military and first responder families while also standing in the gap for underserved communities.

Community

Creating and hosting virtual and in person events to promote connection, support, and unity while bridging the military/civilian divide.

Service

Facilitating opportunities to serve in communities across the globe.

Empowerment

Our Spark and Inspire program uplifts and encourages participants to recognize the power of their voice to change the world.

Education

We are creating conferences and webinars hosted by subject matter experts on issues impacting our world and communities today.

Welcome to the Inspire Up™ Foundation. We are trying hard to create the world our children already believe exists

XOXO

Jessica, Maria, Samantha, & Stacy

2021
Our Mission

Our programming directly serves America’s first responders, military service members, veterans and their families while creating measurable social impact for communities in need across the world.

Our Mandate

Look for ways to be the change in your own community; you are the ripple effect which can create a tidal way of impact.

Our Vision

A world united by kindness, empathy and a shared commitment to be the good.

Our Impacts
  • Uniting military and civilian communities to be kind and do good, creating millions of opportunities for intentional kindness.
  • Supporting the first responder and military community with financial Impact Grants.
  • We SPARK and Inspire purpose, change, and the belief that you make a difference in your community.

Our Programs

Spark and Inspire

Each box we send is filled with encouragement to spark purpose while also giving inspiration to serve.

900 Boxes

900 of 1,000 Boxes Sent

Giving Tuesday Military

Giving Tuesday was established in 2012 and is always the Tuesday following thanks giving. Our Giving Tuesday Military Campaign focuses on encouraging intentional acts of kindness all over the world.

3.5 million acts of kindness and counting

Patches for Heroes

The Veterans Community Project is standing in the gap and aiming to eradicate veteran homelessness. We want to provide a handmade quilt for each tiny home, something the veterans can take with them to know they are loved and honored.

$200

Raised $200 of $5,000

Impact Grants

We provide professional and educational financial grants to the military and first responder communities, while also serving those in need.

$3000

Raised $3,000 of $5,000

We are grateful for your generosity!

If you'd like to give to help us continue to serve and grow, click the donate button below.

Our Leadership

JESSICA MANFRE

Co-Founder & Chief Financial Officer

MARIA REED

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

SAMANTHA GOMOLKA

Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer

STACY BILODEAU

Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer

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    Our Story

    How Kindness Led to a Global Movement

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    Military Impacted

    Through Giving Tuesday Military and Spark and Inspire, we remain passionate about serving our military community.

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    Communities Served

    With our ambassadorship program, Giving Tuesday Military and our events, we remain dedicated to impacting those in need across the globe.

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