2nd Annual





The Duke Ellington School of the Arts

LIFT-DC invites you to the Second Annual upLIFTing DC: Jazz Brunch

Join us for a day of fun for the entire family. Come connect, celebrate and support the hardworking parents of LIFT-DC. Children are welcome to attend!

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Can’t make it?

LIFT from a distance

2019 upLIFTing Leadership Award Honorees

  • The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, LIFT-DC Champion
  • Ismane Fleurant, LIFT-DC Parent Member Honoree
  • AppleTree Institute for Education Innovation, LIFT-DC Community Partner Honoree

LIFT-DC Board Members & Co-Chairs

  • Rachel & Paul Sheridan
  • Nicole Elkon & Neal Wolin
  • Stephanie & Terry Hyman
  • Marla Blow
  • Malik Husser

Make an Impact

When you invest in parents, you inspire possibility.

Your generosity LIFTs families in need. When we invest in the personal well-being, and financial strength of parents, we can achieve transformative change for their families and communities. By choosing to donate to LIFT-DC, you are taking an active role in efforts to end intergenerational poverty in the District by helping parents meet goals such as securing a safe home, living wages, or a better education.

For information on how you can sponsor or donate to the Second Annual upLIFTing DC: Jazz Brunch, please contact Kristy Arnold at

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About LIFT

Established in 1998 and headquartered in Washington D.C. with offices in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York, LIFT is a national non-profit dedicated to empowering families to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty.