KirstenFox

We will handle your friend with the same care that my friends gave to me

As a woman, mother and friend, I’ve watched people I care about go thru life’s challenges: divorce, cancer, death of a beloved pet, cross-country moves, house fires, job loss.

I struggled with what to do to ease their pain. How do they feel? What should I say? How could I deliver something to make them feel better?

Getting sick a few years ago, lead me to discover the mistake in my thinking. No one can deliver something that will make the pain disappear. No one can make the fear vanish, or bring unknowns into focus.

What we CAN do for each other is to show our love, our friendship. We can stand arm and arm with our friends to face the challenges together. We can’t make the pain or situation go away, but we can be there with compassion.

That is exactly what my friends did for me while I was being treated for stage 2 breast cancer. They sent me things that reminded me of how much I mattered to them. I gained 10 pounds eating the food they cooked for me. I wore their scarves and hats. I read their dog-eared books. I surrounded myself with their tokens as I healed.

Kirsten Henry Fox

Founder and CEO

Why we give

Our CEO, Kirsten Henry Fox, explains the importance of charitable giving for Uplift Gift with a story.

“When I was recovering from surgeries and treatments associated with my breast cancer, I was blessed to receive many cards and notes in the mail from friends. One small post card almost got recycled before I read it.

It simply said, ‘A gift in your name has been made to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.”

I sat back stunned. I felt like warm chocolate was pouring over me as I suddenly had become a part of the solution. I quickly realized that my pain and treatment were  not just about me, but actually about something much bigger, far beyond my singular story.

So when I started this company, a giveback to charities was integral to our success. The gift giver understands the donation; the charities are excited for the extra money we can share; and most importantly, the gift recipient receives a card in the gift box that says: ‘Your gift box is helping to uplift others, as we give 5% of our profits back to charities.’

Perfect for someone going through something awful to help them understand they are part of the effort to find solutions.”

The charity

Currently, Uplift Gift is giving 5% of profits back to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to achieving prevention and a cure for breast cancer. This organization provides critical funding for cancer research worldwide to fuel advances in tumor biology, genetics, prevention, treatment, metastasis and survivorship. BCRF is the highest rated breast cancer organization in the U.S. with an A+ rating from Charity Watch and 4 out of 4 starts from Charity Navigator, with 91 cents of every dollar spent going directly to research.

Contributors

Founding Contributors

From left: product photography,Deb DeKoff, Park City Photogra-phers; wines, Stephen MacKay,Old Town Cellars; essential oils,Lisa Needham, doTerra; Founder& CEO, Kirsten Fox, Uplift Gift;hand-crafted chocolates, PhyllisRobinson, Tandem Chocolates;sipping chocolate, Mark Delvec-chio, Millcreek Cacao Roasters;greeting cards, Stacy Dymalski,Sassypants Designs

Contributors

Founding Contributors

From left: product photography,Deb DeKoff, Park City Photogra-phers; wines, Stephen MacKay,Old Town Cellars; essential oils,Lisa Needham, doTerra; Founder& CEO, Kirsten Fox, Uplift Gift;hand-crafted chocolates, PhyllisRobinson, Tandem Chocolates;sipping chocolate, Mark Delvec-chio, Millcreek Cacao Roasters;greeting cards, Stacy Dymalski,Sassypants Designs

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We are always looking for high quality, beautiful products for our gift boxes. If you are interested in sending us a sample, please send it to our corporate mailing address along with your contact details so we can get back in touch with you!

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