Maureen Ellis is the Light Up To Live Foundation Administrator. She is a long-time resident of Dallas, with 20 years of volunteer experience supporting the American Heart Association at Côtes du Coeur. Mrs. Ellis offers our volunteers, sponsors and partners a helpful voice and is a key point of contact throughout the year. She’s here to assist anyone interested in participation or sponsorships. She can be reached via phone at 214-379-1445 or by email at [email protected].
Serves as legal counsel to the Foundation. He has served in the U.S. Army for over a decade as an officer in Information Operations, the Judge Advocate General’s Corps., and the Infantry. He is a graduate of the U.S. Airborne, Air Assault, and Ranger Schools. He studied at Fordham University Law School and began practice in 2009.
Tom Boland is the controller for Light Up To Live Foundation. He is a CPA, CGMA and Controller with an MBA and with 20 years of experience. He and his wife enjoy volunteering as part of giving back to the community.
Jodie Morris is a global marketing director with 25 years hands‐on experience in tactical planning, external partner negotiations, contract development, and strategic brand management and legal matters. Her expertise spans across array of platforms. She organizes and manages event and marketing matters for the Light Up To Live Foundation.
Kimyla Guice has worked in major-market media and marketing for over 25 years. She serves as the marketing project coordinator who manages a variety of foundation tasks, from social planning to event material creation in tandem with the entire Light Up To Live marketing team.
Mary Dorn is a creative marketing designer who assists Light Up To Live with design projects ranging from web and social media to print materials for all their events. Her favorite thing about her work is helping organizations present a strong brand image through design.
THREE EVENTS WITH ONE MISSION!
Aim high and show your skills in the 2020 Light Up To Live Clay Shoot on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 at Elm Fork Shooting Sports. The annual shoot will feature practice time, competitions, a catered lunch & awards. Stay tuned for a new date!
The 4th annual charitable golf tournament will be held Oct. 2, 2020 at the beautiful Cowboys Golf Club in Grapevine, Texas. It will feature 18-holes of golf, catered luncheon, awards & more!
Light up the night at the gala of the year. The 3rd annual Light Up To Live Gala & Auction features special guests, live music & the auction. Coming in 2021!
LIGHT UP TO LIVE
Light Up To Live Foundation provides polychromatic light therapy systems and highly trained service dogs to members of the U.S. Armed Forces and Veterans living with the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress, TBI, pain, and depression. The Dallas-based 501(c)(3) charity connects and supports like-minded organizations that benefit this community.
FUNDS RAISED DIRECTLY SUPPORT:
- Polychromatic LED Light Therapy Systems are purchased and donated to other charities that provide physical and emotional therapy to Veterans learning adaptive skills.
- Polychromatic LED Light Therapy Systems are donated for personal use by Veterans who can use the systems at home or away from their physical therapy center.
- Funding of Service Dogs trained specifically for use by Veterans living with Post-Traumatic Stress, TBI and physical injuries to enhance their daily adaptive living needs – including 18 months of training and five years of canine food and veterinary care.
VOLUNTEER SIGN UP
If you would like to volunteer to help with these events, please give us your information and we will contact you.