Event photos and reviews from our amazing journeys!
Thanks to your generous contributions, we were able to hold two memorable events this month for Upwardly Global and raised over $3,000! On our way back from Flushing, Jacob Cohen... Read more
Less than 24 hours until the Spice Route!
Tomorrow is the day that I have been dreaming about for three years. We are officially kicking off the Spice Route of Queens! Last minute tickets are still available if... Read more
Ticket sales, early bird prices, split dates, and pickup spots!
Ticket sales are live at http://www.silkroadofqueens.com/
You asked and we listened. Thanks to the 40 backers who generously contributed to our campaign, we are able to lower the price for... Read more
Goal met with 20 hours to spare AND featured in the New York Daily News!
I have dreamt about organizing this fundraiser for three years. Now the dream is becoming a reality thanks to you, our backers, and it has been featured in... Read more
36 hours and $375 to go!
Thirty one backers! I am humbled by the variety of responses so far. I expected most of the funding to come from just a few foodies interested in the food... Read more
Celebrate Zhang He's voyages along the Spice Route
Happy Maritime Day! July 11th has been recognized in China since 2005 in recognition of the 600th anniversary of explorer Zhang He's seven voyages where he reached as far as... Read more
Dates set. Transportation booked. 30% to go!
We made some great progress since our last update. Upwardly Global thanks our first 23 backers! We now have only 30% to go ($620) with just under a week until... Read more
Lightning strikes; the Silk Road of Queens featured in the press!
Hello friends, I'm proud to announce our first press coverage! The Queens Courier published a great write up yesterday about the quest to organize the Silk Road food tour.
http://queenscourier.com/2014/astoria-resident-looks-to-fund-queens-silk-road-food-tour/... Read more
Upwardly Global opens in Michigan while the Silk Road premieres at the Palace
In less than 15 years since our founding, Upwardly Global opened our fourth location on Monday! We are proud to open our doors in Michigan to join our existing offices... Read more
20% funded with one month to go, plus our trailer on the silver screen!
Thank you friends for making our first week a success! We are already over 20% funded with a whole month to go in our campaign. Of course I am hoping... Read more