Heritage Community Foundation Presents a $2,500 Grant to Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity

Jonesboro, Ga. (August 24, 2017) – The Heritage Community Foundation presented a $2,500 grant to Brenda Rayburn, the interim CEO of Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity on Thursday, September 7, 2017. The grant will be used to provide financial educational materials for approximately 50 program participants.

“The Heritage Community Foundation is pleased to support the important work of our local Habitat for Humanity organization,” said Mark Dose, Executive Director of the Heritage Community Foundation. “This non-profit organization continues its tireless efforts to improve the lives of individuals and families in our area through their home ownership program and home-repair program. Habitat’s comprehensive approach includes helping home-owners develop habits that promote financial wellness”.

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”.