Heritage Community Foundation Presents a $3,000 Grant to BLOOM

Jonesboro, Ga. (September 7, 2017) – The Heritage Community Foundation presented a $3,000 grant to Becky Davenport, the Executive Director for Bloom Our Youth in Fayetteville, Georgia on Thursday, September 7, 2017. The grant will be used to support their ongoing work with Foster families with the purchase sturdy storage bins for their year-round clothes closet and for the purchase of car seats to loan out to foster families.

“The Heritage Community Foundation is proud to partner with BLOOM and support the important work they do to support children and foster families,” said Mark Dose, Executive Director of the Heritage Community Foundation. “This non-profit organization has an impressive track record of improving the lives of children and supporting foster parents as they navigate the foster care system.”

Bloom Our Youth, Inc., was founded in 1986 and provides safe shelter along with physical, educational and emotional support to children and teenagers who have been the victims of abuse, neglect or other tragic circumstances. BLOOM provides these children an opportunity to achieve their personal best, despite difficult circumstances.

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 partnership in the HCF Community IMPACT Club. These businesses include Harding Plumbing, Brent Scarbrough & Co., C & C Fence Co., Heritage Cadillac, Lincoln Insurance, Paragon Alarm Systems, Central Station Monitoring, The Dockery Group, Waldrop & Trite, LLC.,, JR Davis Tools, Griffin Insurance, New South Package and Emmett J. Arnold Law, P.C., 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”.