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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Cancer

Mission: The mission of Spirit Jump is to provide hope and comfort to the many men, women and children battling cancer, one gift at a time. Spirit Jump strives to let each and every cancer fighter know that they are not alone in their battle and that there are people behind them as they fight. Spirit Jump’s goal is to help cancer fighters fight strong by providing uplifting cards and inspirational gifts from our “Jumpers” to help fighters maintain the strength they need every day as they battle this terrible disease. The Amazing Part:. The amazing thing about Spirit Jump is that both the person giving a gift (Jumper) often has their spirit lifted just as much as the person receiving the gift (Jumpee).

Results: We have lifted the spirits of over 150 people battling cancer all over the world.

Target demographics: Men, Women and Children battling cancer all over the world!

Geographic areas served: Worldwide

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Community Stories

178 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

i read about this organization in a cancer newsletter, a small ad. I decided that I would like to see if the mission behind the name was the same. So i wrote a small section about my family and our experiences with cancer. I was well received. The mail came for at least 3 weeks after that with such an outpouring of love in the way of cards, trinkets, you name it. And to my brother as well, who is in the battle. We both want to pass on this same affection and say thank you again and again.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Hi, I can't remember if I've already written a review, if I did please excuse me. I met Meaghan when she came to Brigham and Women's Hospital, where I work. She was a delight to be with, very inspiring and kind. I participated in Spirit Jump last year and it made me feel good on the inside to send a little something special to a very sick little boy. I recommend Spirit Jump for anyone who wants to spread some cheer and/or do a good deed.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have been involved in charity work for many years and I can honestly say that Spirit Jump is the one that I like the most. My cousin is an inspiration to everyone that hears her story and her dedication to this group is an example that all charities need to look at. She never gave up and her strength is now the catalyst for one of the most wonderful organizations in existence. I would strongly urge anyone who reads this to devote whatever spare time and resources you can give to help people who truly need it and will genuinely appreciate every second and every penny you can give.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I've been participating for a few months now, and find the opportunity to give whenever I can. Not only is the Spirit Jump a worthy cause in lifting so many spirits, when you participate, the benefits are monumental to the receipient - and to you.

1

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I think that Spirit Jump is a truly lovely thing to be a part of! I am grateful to have been given the opportunity to volunteer. The idea is simple and yet so huge. It is so simple to volunteer and there are no pressures, it is really fantastic. It is a real example of what the human spirit can accomplish when put to the test. I'm proud to be apart of such a group and hope to contribute as often as I can. Sometimes just knowing you are not alone makes all the difference. Spirit Jump allows strangers to connect across the the world in a really unique way. It also supports and encourages handmade artisans and their businesses. People continue to amaze me everyday. The founders of Spirit Jump...amaze me. Spirit Jump is wonderful.

1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Spirit Jump is such a worthy organization! Helping to boost the spirits of people fighting cancer, letting them know that other people care about them and what they are going through, can help those people better muster their own inner strengths to keep on going. This sincere, enthusiastic, and well organized non profit changes lives!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I think this is a beautiful idea. Having had many close to me fight the cancer battle I've seen how important it is to feel you're not alone.

12

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I haven't been too involved in Spirit Jump but my mom has, and somedays it's all she talks about. She loves sending cards to people who have cancer and other diseases. My sister died in May of 2008 and my mom is a Spirit Jumper in my sister's honor. I think Spirit Jump is a great thing.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This is such a great idea! It is so easy to take a few minutes and let someone in pain know you are thinking of them. thanks to Spirit jump for making it easier to pass our thoughts along and hopefully brightening someones day

12

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Phenomenal nonprofit whose primary focus in lifting the spirits of those battling cancer. I'm a spirit jumper and have witnessed firsthand the amazing difference in makes in the emotional well-being of those receiving jumps.

12

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

@AmyB11569 has gone through an unbelievable amount of challenges with her oldest son as well as her own health. She has mentioned several times how much Spirit Jump has meant to her and I wanted to offer that feedback. Leslie Godwin

1

Donor

Rating: 5

Meaghan is an amazing woman and I'm so proud of all the great work she's done to help lift spirits. I've been a Spirit Jumper for several months now and it's one of the best things I've done. Thank you!!

1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I met Meaghan & Bryan during a radio interview earlier this week. Their stories are inspirational. I immediately signed-up to become a Spirit Jumper.

1

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Amazing organization- I saw spirit jump first hand when working in the hospital one day and then decided to join.

7

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Great nonprofit!!! These two women are trying their best to lift the spirits of as many cancer victims as they can. What a great idea!!!!

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This group is run by two wonderful people who know of the battles cancer patients go thru and this group is all about giving. They enable us " Spirit Jumpers " to do what we can to give someone a lift, it may only be a card but it brings joy. We are kept up to date on how people are. I have been able to send cards to a number of families and also to the children. Living in Australia I can only afford to send cards but I know by the feedback provided that these are much appreciated. With the up to date information we get I can send cards to new people whilst still sending cards to my previous contacts. I can chose who I am able to help from the information given. Only small things but thankyou for starting such a positive group.

1

Donor

Rating: 5

Spirit Jump is run by two wonderful young women! They help bring a little joy and support to cancer victims. Everyone should sign up!!!

1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Spirit Jump helped my roommate, Jenny (@tattooed_lady) when she got sick. She has ovarian cancer, but her liver was failing.

1

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Hear about this great organization at Christmas time... When my IRL friend AmyB was diagnosed with cancer. The outpouring of uplifting cards and gifts not only for her, but her oldest son Philip (who has other serious medical issues) has been fantastic! I have seen how much SpiritJump has blessed Amy, Philip and the whole family.

1

Client Served

Rating: 5

My daughter Peyton was born with Ewing Sarcoma. I dealt with her cancer diagnosis for over a year before I found Spirit Jump or I should say they found me. Meaghan was sincere with her concern for my daughter and wanted to offer there "Jumps" not only for her but for me as well. I was inspired and lifted by the kind words and generosity of complete strangers and could never be thankful enough for all that the Spirit Jumpers did for me and my daughter. Now my daughter is in remission but i still hear from Spirit Jump and the jumpers always caring for the continued health of my dear daughter. I will always be grateful for this incredible charity and what they did for us.