About ITF

Who We Are:
Inspire the Fire is a multi-dynamic non-profit organization committed to inspiring positive change in adolescents through faith, fun, and the arts. As an organization we provide youth ages 10-21 coaching and hands-on interactive activities that promote artistic development, self-expression, life skills, and community involvement.

The arts impact's lives and inspires the human spirit. Inspire the Fire helps young people succeed on stage and in life. As Finalist on the hit television show "America's Got Talent" Season 7, Inspire the Fire championed the mission to engage young people from all walks of life and talent levels to use there artistic gifts for good.

Who Can Come?
Participants of our program are referred to as "Young Professionals." Every participant is required to choose an artistic Major of concentration. Current Majors Include: Dance, Voice, Theater, Spoken Word, RAP, and Visual Arts.

Become a Firelighter!
It's only possible with you! The Firelighters are the team of parents & volunteers aiding in the mission of inspiring change. Help plan an event, volunteer for fundraisers, and help ITF increase it's brand visibility in your community.

Our Team


Dennis Reed, Jr.


Tamia Corpening

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Jackson Hayes

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Sheria Croutch

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Darnell Edwards

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Travis Walker

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C. Murray

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Donnie Houston

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Sheena Croutch

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Johnny Mac

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Ashlee Anderson


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Upcoming Events

Thanksgiving Day Parade Show

27 Nov Thursday

Harvest for Hope Show

1800 Brewton Dr. Charlotte NC
Community Outreach Center
24 Nov Monday

Harvest for Hope Rehearsal

1800 Brewton Dr. Charlotte NC
Community Outreach Center
23 Nov Sunday

Harvest for Hope Workshop Rehearsals

1800 Brewton Dr. Charlotte NC
Community Outreach Center
21 Nov Friday

Bonus Rehearsal Prep (Thanksgiving & Heritage Awards Show)

Spirit Square

1 Nov Saturday

ITF Film Premiere & Watch Party

CPCC Tate Hall - 1206 Elizabeth Ave. Charlotte NC
30 Oct Thursday


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Adress:Post Office Box 626 Newell, NC 28126

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