Jonesboro, Ga. (September 27, 2017) – The Heritage Community Foundation presented a $1,400 grant to Crosswalk Ministries USA on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at the Heritage Bank branch on Eagles Landing Parkway. The grant will be used to fund needed photography equipment and art supplies for the organization’s successful “ARTreach 180” program.
Crosswalk Ministries USA is a non-profit group that works to reduce juvenile crime and address the underlying causes of teen criminal behavior by providing Christ-centered preventative and aftercare programs for at-risk teenagers.
“Crosswalk Ministries USA works hard to make a positive difference in the lives of at-risk teenagers,” said Mark Dose, Executive Director of the Heritage Community Foundation. “We are pleased to continue our partnership with Crosswalk USA so they can expand the impact and influence of the important work they do.”
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”.