CEO & Founder
Denise is a digital storyteller passionate about bringing communities together through words and photos. Her vision is to build an online and offline community that uses Instagram to spread change.
She was previously Volunteer Public Relations Manager at Roots and Wings International and a Digital Marketing Volunteer at Ten for 10. She is also an alumni of international service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega.
On her off time, you’ll likely find her getting to know locals in a new coffee shop, snowboarding or taking photos of food. Say hi on Instagram at @withlovedc.
Chief Community Officer
Gloria loves digging deep and getting her hands dirty in projects she's passionate about. Whether it's brainstorming ways a friend's love of baking can help children in need or bringing together fellow Jersey City dwellers through local hangouts, she enjoys talking to people about their big ideas and dreams and connecting them to a larger cause.
Gloria currently works at Lord & Taylor/ Hudson's Bay where she analyzes retail operations for all department store locations. At
Gramforacause, she spearheads kickstarting and managing
partnerships with social good organizations as well as creating offline events for Instagrammers to serve their neighborhoods.
Off the clock, Gloria gets excited about recruiting and overseeing volunteers for Reveal NYC, a nonprofit organization which empowers victims of domestic violence. You can follow her on Instagram @glopups.
Michael is a photographer, foodie, and an aspiring chef who seeks to bring people and communities together through food. He is currently a graduate student at New York University, working towards an M.S. in Business Management.
Michael manages the Gramforacause Instagram strategy, presence and community relations. He's constantly on the look out for storytellers to recruit to join the cause. Previously, Michael worked as a line cook for F.A.R.M. Cafe in North Carolina.
During his down time, you can find Michael biking around the city, shooting with his iPhone, or tasting new dishes at various coffee shops/restaurants and taking photos. Say hello on Instagram @mike.0203.