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Stories GivingEveryTuesday
O'Fallon, Illinois

Jessica Manfre

Jessica Manfre has spent the last decade working within social services. She holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Central Florida and an undergraduate degree in Psychology. Jessica is a therapist working with youth and veterans in Florida while also holding the role of CFO for the Inspire Up Foundation. She’s also an employee of Caliber Home Loan Military Lending Division and supports community engagement efforts within the military and at risk communities. Jessica enjoys freelance writing for a number of military publications and telling extraordinary stories. She is passionate about serving others and creating a kinder world. When she isn’t working you can find her drinking too much coffee and reading her favorite books.

“Generosity is to live in a space of community, empathy, and service before self.”

- Jessica Manfre, O'Fallon, Illinois

Inspire Up Foundation / GivingTuesdayMilitary

The Inspire Up Foundation was launched in February of 2020 after the first GivingTuesdayMilitary campaign. We recognized the importance of inspiring kindness and good all year long, rather than just for a day. Our initiatives focus on supporting the military and first responder community while also standing in the gap for vulnerable communities where we can. We’ve supported thousands through our LoveMilKids hearts, Spark and Inspire Boxes, Impact Grants and pop up conferences. It is our hope to create a ripple of generosity that will carry far and wide throughout the world.