8 episodes

Inspired by one woman’s journey, zest for life, and mission to pay it forward, Take The Trip Foundation sends young families impacted by terminal illnesses on one special adventure together, leaving loved ones with cherished memories to carry with them, always. Cissy and Jason Carroll were called to start Take The Trip Foundation when they were gifted an amazing vacation by a selfless human that Cissy had known 20 years prior.  Despite Cissy’s recent devastating health diagnosis and being given 3-6 months left to live, she still has the desire to spread joy and hope to other families in similar circumstances. By making this dream a reality for 50 families annually, TTTF will help create cherished memories for loved ones while also giving inspired community members everywhere the opportunity to pay it forward through volunteer efforts and charitable contributions.Join us on this incredibly inspiring journey through our Podcast, as we talk to the people who have built and are impacted by this foundation.  Buy the shoes, take the trip, eat the cake.

Take The Trip Foundation Podcast Jason & Cissy Carroll

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    • 4.9 • 22 Ratings

Inspired by one woman’s journey, zest for life, and mission to pay it forward, Take The Trip Foundation sends young families impacted by terminal illnesses on one special adventure together, leaving loved ones with cherished memories to carry with them, always. Cissy and Jason Carroll were called to start Take The Trip Foundation when they were gifted an amazing vacation by a selfless human that Cissy had known 20 years prior.  Despite Cissy’s recent devastating health diagnosis and being given 3-6 months left to live, she still has the desire to spread joy and hope to other families in similar circumstances. By making this dream a reality for 50 families annually, TTTF will help create cherished memories for loved ones while also giving inspired community members everywhere the opportunity to pay it forward through volunteer efforts and charitable contributions.Join us on this incredibly inspiring journey through our Podcast, as we talk to the people who have built and are impacted by this foundation.  Buy the shoes, take the trip, eat the cake.

    Pay It Forward with Travis Rhine of New York Life

    Pay It Forward with Travis Rhine of New York Life

    The Take The Trip Foundation welcomes Travis Rhine. Travis's gesture of goodwill to send terminally ill patient Cissy Carroll on one last trip with her family is what sparked the inception of the Take The Trip Foundation. On this episode we talk to Travis and founder of TTTF Jason Carroll about how this all got started, their mission, and the importance of Life Insurance for any young person.Travis studied at Coastal Carolina University and began working with New York Life 15 years ago. In hi...

    • 27 min
    Accentuate The Positive with Christopher Weedon of Mentally Shredded

    Accentuate The Positive with Christopher Weedon of Mentally Shredded

    The Take The Trip Foundation Podcast welcomes Christopher Weedon, an Entrepreneur and the Host of the Mentally Shredded Podcast. From Charlotte, NC, Christopher, founded Mentally Shredded, and turned his personal battle with anxiety and depression into a powerful mission. Christopher coaches people to help them get back to being their best selves by creating healthy communities through mental health and personal development advocacy.We talk to Christopher about the importance of s...

    • 27 min
    Big Feelings with Katy Ryan & Kaela O'Donnell, LCSW of KinderMourn

    Big Feelings with Katy Ryan & Kaela O'Donnell, LCSW of KinderMourn

    TheTake The Trip Foundation, is more than just sending families with a terminal diagnosis on one last family trip. This foundation is also a resource for families who are coping through a terminal illness, or the loss of a spouse/parent. On today's episode, we talk to KinderMourn's Katy Ryan, and Clinical Director Kaela O'Donnell. KinderMourn is a Charlotte, NC based business that provides hope for bereaved parents, and grieving children by offering support and counseling programs...

    • 28 min
    The Power of Hypnosis with Dr. Shane Swaney

    The Power of Hypnosis with Dr. Shane Swaney

    Dr. Shane Swaney is an international clinical hypnotist and the founder of Ascend Hypnosis. He has spent three decades as a helping and healing professional. After hypnosis helped him overcome the detrimental impact of trauma and mental illness in his own life, Shane dedicated himself to creating a unique style of hypnosis that addresses the actual cause of limiting beliefs, negative self-talk, and overwhelming emotions that hold people back from the life they desire and deserve. The resultin...

    • 33 min
    S1E4: More Than Just A Trip: Frankie & Brittney Fowler, the first recipients of TTTF

    S1E4: More Than Just A Trip: Frankie & Brittney Fowler, the first recipients of TTTF

    In this episode of Take The Trip Podcast, we have the opportunity to speak with Frankie and Brittney Fowler, the first recipients of the Take The Trip Foundation. Frankie was diagnosed with Astrocytoma Grade 4 Brain Cancer in December of 2022. Since then, the Fowler's have had their lives turned upside down with Frankie's terminal illness. Trying to navigate finances, care for Frankie all while raising their two teenage boys, has been a challenge. A man of faith, Frank...

    • 38 min
    Travel To Thrive with Krisha Chachra

    Travel To Thrive with Krisha Chachra

    In this episode of Take The Trip Podcast, we feature global travel columnist Krisha Chachra. Krisha talks to us about how taking trips can increase your health and impact your life for the better. Ballantyne Magazine, a local magazine in Charlotte, NC, recently featured an article written by Krisha in which she beautifully conveyed the story of Cissy Carroll, and how important travel has been to her and her family throughout her journey, to not only enhance, but extend her life. T...

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Wanda H T ,

Cissy is so genuine, praying for you all daily .

Our family just loves the Carroll family. You all came in my sister Jenny’s life when she needed it and I thank you for that. Prayers for you Cissy, Jason, Jack and Mrs. Bonnie everyday.

KaceyNicole411 ,

So inspired!

Cissy and her family are not only inspirational but extremely generous people! This story needs to be shared with everyone!

G614! ,

Such an inspiration!

I can’t wait to see all of the things this Foundation has in store to help families with Terminal illness to enjoy one last trip together. Cissy is so inspiring!

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