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Martin Babinec announces new book, More Good Jobs.  

The book is the accumulation of lessons learned and amazing people he met along the way who joined the cause of creating more good jobs in communities.  While the book opens the big picture view of challenges it sequels into a practical playbook for others who may want to nudge their community toward being a magnet city by helping local entrepreneurs start and grow companies and creating more good jobs.  

UpMobility Partners With On Point to Provide Laptops to Students in Need.

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

UpMobility's Investment in the Bahamas Hurricane Relief Water Purification System Stands Up Against Another Threat.  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. 

UpMobility Partners 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.

UpMobility Funds the 2020 Young Scholars Graduate Leadership Development Program.  This program offers graduates of the Young Scholars Program, who are currently enrolled in college or in the workforce, a chance to advance their personal, professional, and community leadership skills.

Bahamas Hurricane Relief Water Purification System.  Clean water is one of the most important long-term resources for those recovering from Hurricane Dorian. Florida-based aid organization Food for the Poor has partnered with the UpMobility Foundation, Inc. and South Carolina-based nonprofit organization Water Mission to help. The UpMobility Foundation provided critical funding for a reverse osmosis system that can produce more than 30,000 gallons of safe water to Grand Bahama daily. 

Danielle Nicole Concert in Little Falls.  The Grammy-nominated Danielle Nicole Band rolled into Little Falls, New York, in August 2019 to put on a concert produced by UpMobility Foundation's founder, Martin Babinec. In coverage of the sold-out event in the local media, Martin noted the importance of the arts in building up a community. "Having people turn out as volunteers for a big arts project like this, fuels our hope that it can propel us forward, even more, to build on the strong foundation that Little Little Falls already has," Martin told mylittlefalls.com. 

Building a Sustainable Village in Jamaica.  The UpMobility-sponsored  Trelawny Sustainable Development is social and economic infrastructure development with safe secure housing, community and training centers.

Montego Bay, Jamaica,  - Martin Babinec, Silicon Valley entrepreneur and Co-founder of Entrepreneurs Across Borders, Inc., a global non-profit organization that connects resources to emerging economies, spoke at the Tech Beach Jamaica Conference in Montego Bay, Jamaica.