Grandfather Homes Gives Back

Grandfather Homes Gives Back

As December comes to a close, everyone here at Grandfather Homes is preparing to launch full swing into the holidays. We are extremely blessed to work jobs that we love alongside people we call family! In an effort to extend our holiday cheer, each staff member has chosen a non-profit to gift to this season. We have shared a few with you below, along with information on what each celebrates all year around:

Ace & TJ’s Grin Kids: dedicated to inspiring terminally ill or chronically disabled children by providing a memorable trip to Disney World. The popular radio pair raises funds through events, committed members, and listeners. CELEBRATES: MAGIC

American Cancer Society: dedicated to helping Americans fighting cancer. Supports the entire cycle through education, research, patient services, early detection, and treatment.  CELEBRATES: BIRTHDAYS

Charlotte Bridge Home: dedicated to serving Charlotte veterans successfully transition home after their military service. Connects them with the necessary resources and provides a sense of community to help them succeed. CELEBRATES: COURAGE

Corolla Wild Horse Freedom Fund: dedicated to conserving the Colonial Spanish Mustangs that live on North Carolina’s Northern Outer Banks. Committed to land acquisition to create a wild horse sanctuary for permanent protection of the endangered breed. CELEBRATES: FREEDOM

Humane Society of Charlotte: dedicated to working with Charlotte residents to create a world where there are no more homeless and unwanted animals through adoption, spay/neuter, and community education. CELEBRATES: COMPANIONS

Levine Children’s Hospital: dedicated to providing an unparalleled level of expert care in pediatric medicine. Prides themselves on their friendly, focused, and family-centered environment. CELEBRATES: HEALTH

Receptions for Research: The Greg Olsen Foundation: dedicated to giving hospitals, doctors, and researchers the tools needed to enrich the lives of those affected by cancer and cardiovascular diseases/disorders. Partners with local and national organizations in pursuit to discover a cure. CELEBRATES: LIFE

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: dedicated to understanding, treating, and curing childhood cancer and life-threatening diseases. Families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing, or food. CELEBRATES: FAMILY

Sustain Charlotte: dedicated to educating and uniting citizens to solve Charlotte’s sustainability challenges. Motivates changes that lead to a healthier, viable community for generations to come. CELEBRATES: COMMUNITY

Time Out Youth: dedicated to support, encouragement, and opportunity for individual growth and social interaction to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. CELEBRATES: ACCEPTANCE

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” ―Winston S. Churchill

 

(Dec 22, 2015)

 

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