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  • 05/20/2021 12:31 AM | Admin (Administrator)
    UpMobility Foundation grantee the Root Farm closed out 2020 on  a high note after an unprecedented year halted most of their operations. Thanks to support from UpMobility and other donors, the Root Farm was able to reopen their freight farms as well as rehire two employees. UpMobility is proud of the progress the Root Farm was able to make in the midst of a global crisis and looks forward to continuing to help them in the future. 



    UpMobilityFoundation grantee the Root Farm closed out 2020 on  a high note after an unprecedented year halted most of their operations. Thanks to support from UpMobility and other donors, the Root Farm was able to reopen their freight farms as well as rehire two employees. UpMobility is proud of the progress the Root Farm was able to make in the midst of a global crisis and looks forward to continuing to help them in the future. 
  • 05/20/2021 12:27 AM | Admin (Administrator)
    In a year of unprecedented global turmoil, the UpMobility Foundation is proud to be able to continue our work with longtime partner Food for the Poor. In response to the economic impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on Jamaica, the UpMobility Foundation is working with Food for the Poor to put together food baskets for those in need. Additionally, we are working to stock the baskets, which are projected to provide 175,000 meals,  with products from Jamaican businesses--a clear demonstration of our commitment to supporting local agriculture. 



  • 05/20/2021 12:24 AM | Admin (Administrator)

    UpMobility Foundation is honored to be the recipient of a 2020 Foundation of Hope Award from nonprofit organization On Point for College. Our founder Martin Babinec is a longtime supporter of On Point for College and was specifically recognized by the Utica, New York office director Kevin Marken for his "ongoing leadership" and "sage advice" that has "helped On Point forward the educational dreams of students in our region."  On Point has recognized UpMobility Foundation for our "visionary investment" in their organization, an investment that has been instrumental in inspiring others to help "low income, refugee, inner city, foster care and other young people in Utica transform their lives and their community." 


  • 05/20/2021 12:21 AM | Admin (Administrator)
    UpMobility Foundation is pleased to announce our partnership with Upstate New York nonprofit The Root Farm. Located on over 100 acres in Sauquoit, New York, The Root Farm is focused on providing transformative learning experiences to all, regardless of age or ability level. The Root Farm features an equine-assisted therapy center, an agriculture center, and the world's first fully adaptive high ropes course, among other offerings. The Root Farm's commitment to creating inclusive, empowering experience aligns perfectly with UpMobility Foundation's mission to help people reach their full potential.



  • 05/20/2021 12:19 AM | Admin (Administrator)

    UpMobility Foundation is proud to be a longtime supporter of the Little Falls Public Library in our founder Martin Babinec's hometown of Little Falls, New York. The library has played an integral role in Little Falls over the years, as it offers a  beautiful, historic place for community members to gather as well as a variety of programs for patrons of all ages. We are committed to helping this vital part of the community continue to thrive during the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. UpMobility Foundation's support of the library helps to ensure that it will still be able to employ community members-- which speaks to our mission of helping others reach their fullest potential. 

     

  • 05/20/2021 12:16 AM | Admin (Administrator)

    UpMobility Foundation is excited to announce the rollout of the upgraded version of the Little Falls High School alumni website. Originally developed in 2005 as a digital alumni network by our founder, Martin Babinec, the LFHS alumni site now hosts over 3000 registered users. This latest iteration of the website gives Little Falls High School alumni the opportunity to interact with each other through posting memories, news, events, as well as sharing photo albums that can be shared with fellow classmates or all alumni. During a time when maintaining close connections is more important than ever, the UpMobility Foundation is excited to see how the LFHS alumni website will further strengthen the Little Falls High School alumni community. 


  • 05/20/2021 12:15 AM | Admin (Administrator)

    Our founder Martin Babinec's new book More Good Jobs details lessons he learned and key people he met in his journey to understand how to spur economic growth in his community.  While the book opens with a big picture view of challenges that communities face in creating more good jobs, it segues into a practical playbook for those who are interested in nudging their community towards becoming an economic magnet. Drawing on his background as a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Martin emphasizes the importance of helping entrepreneurs start and grow companies as imperative to creating more good jobs.  


  • 05/20/2021 12:11 AM | Admin (Administrator)

    With remote learning becoming all but essential in the age of COVID-19, the UpMobility Foundation is pleased to partner with  nonprofit organization On Point for College to provide college students in need with laptops just as a new school year begins. Founded in Syracuse, New York, On Point for College has helped over 10,000 mostly low-income young people get into college. On Point for College also provides support to participants once they’re enrolled in school as well as after graduation. Access to education is one of  the UpMobility Foundation’s major funding areas and we look forward to continuing our longtime relationship with On Point for College through this new era in education.


  • 05/20/2021 12:07 AM | Admin (Administrator)

    Our partnership with leading nonprofit organization Food for the Poor in developing a reverse osmosis water purification system on Grand Bahama Island has proved to be especially valuable during the COVID-19 era. The facility was completed right before quarantines went into effect-- decimating the travel industry in the Bahamas. UpMobility is proud to be of help during a time when clean, local sources of water are more important than ever. 


  • 05/19/2021 11:54 PM | Admin (Administrator)

    UpMobility Foundation has partnered with nonprofit organizations Young Women of Purpose, Link Your Purpose and Entrepreneurs Across Borders to fund Rutgers University's Global Entrepreneurial Experience scholarships.  

    The virtual teen camp provides learning and mentorship from the entrepreneurs behind TriNet, Google, Facebook, Kickstarter, and Angies List, among others and is designed to help Jamaican high school entrepreneurs realize their potential.

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