Jonesboro, Ga. (June 28, 2017) – The Heritage Community Foundation presented a $1,000 grant to Sharmon Causey, CEO/Director of Wish You Well Youth Faith Foundation to purchase supplies for community service projects, mentoring and citizenship training programs for teenagers.
“This organization is committed to helping teenagers avoid the dangers of reckless lifestyles by getting them involved in serving and helping others”, said Mark Dose, Executive Director of the Heritage Community Foundation. “They provide teenagers opportunities to help with service projects and reinforce the benefits of developing good citizenship habits. They provide mentors and focus on helping teenagers avoid the dangers of a lifestyle that includes crime and the abuse of drugs and alcohol”.
Heritage Community Foundation (HCF) is a 501c3 organization which provides funding to local nonprofit organizations in Clayton, Henry and Fayette counties. HCF is designed to support Heritage Bank’s first mission, “Committed to those we serve.” Heritage Bank absorbs all of the operating costs of the foundation, so 100% of the funds raised go directly to meet community needs.
In addition to the support from Heritage Bank, a number of other local businesses support the HCF through their participation in the HCF Community IMPACT Partnership. These businesses include Harding Plumbing, C & C Fence, Brent Scarbrough & Co., Lincoln Insurance, Paragon Alarm Systems, Central Station Monitoring, Griffin Insurance, New South Package, Emmett J. Arnold Attorney at Law, and David Curry.
For more information on how to apply for a grant with Heritage Community Foundation, to make a donation or volunteer, please visit www.heritagecommunityfoundation.org. You may also contact Mark Dose, Heritage Community Foundation Executive Director, at 770-478-8881.
Heritage Bank, a state chartered commercial bank, has been serving metro Atlanta’s Southern Crescent since 1955. The independent community bank has six full-service offices, features a well-rounded offering of commercial and consumer products, and is an active, involved member of the community it serves. The company’s stock is traded under the symbol “CCFH”.