Heritage Community Foundation Presents a Grant to the Fayette Grandparents and Kin Raising Children, Inc.

Jonesboro, Ga. (July 13, 2017) – The Heritage Community Foundation presented a $1,800 grant to Karen Gillespie, Board Chair for the Fayette Grandparents and Kin Raising Children organization for the purchase of book bags, technology and supplies for the upcoming school year.

“Many of the caregivers supported by this organization are single and elderly and many times they need special support” said Mark Dose, Executive Director of the Heritage Community Foundation. “We are pleased to be able to support their efforts in assuring the children being cared for by grandparents or relatives have adequate supplies for the upcoming school year.”

The Grandparents and Kin Raising Children organization provides development support, advocacy and resources for children being raised by grandparents or other relatives. The organization provides a collaborative network of resources for the children while reducing the stress placed on caregivers.

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., Lincoln Insurance, Paragon Alarm Systems, Central Station Monitoring, Griffin Insurance, New South Package, Emmett J. Arnold Attorney at 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”.


Heritage Community Foundation Provides a $1,000 Grant to Wish You Well Youth Faith Foundation

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”.


Heritage Community Foundation Provides a $2,000 Grant to Rachel’s Gift

Jonesboro, Ga. (June 28, 2017) – The Heritage Community Foundation presented a $2,000 grant to Lori Beth Blaney, Founder and Executive Director of Rachel’s Gift, Inc., for resources and training for labor and delivery nurses and other health professionals to support and help mothers and families through the initial phase of infant loss.

“Rachel’s Gift is a unique organization that has already made a difference in the lives of families in our community” said Mark Dose, Executive Director of the Heritage Community Foundation. “This grant will provide resources to train and prepare front-line hospital staff to compassionately help and ease the pain and grief of losing an infant. We heard from hospital nurses about the wonderful difference the Rachel’s Gift program continues to make in the lives of grieving families. We are pleased and proud to partner with them to help them expand the educational resources they provide for hospital staff”.

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”.


Heritage Community Foundation Provides a $4,000 Grant to “Operation Lunchbox”

Jonesboro, Ga. (June 28, 2017) – The Heritage Community Foundation presented a $4,000 grant to Jennifer Newman, Administrative Director of Operation Lunchbox., for resources to help feed homeless school-age children over the summer.

“We learned that there are over 1,200 homeless students attending Henry County schools”, said Mark Dose, Executive Director of the Heritage Community Foundation. “Operation Lunchbox provides a significant resource to help feed these children over the summer months when they do not have access to the school system’s breakfast and lunch program. Operation Lunchbox is structured to provide a bag of non-perishable groceries once a week during the 8 weeks of summer break so these students have a routine supply of food to eat. This grant provides resources so they can continue to meet the needs of these homeless children in our area”.

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”.


Heritage Community Foundation Provides a $4,800 Grant to Haven House

Jonesboro, Ga. (June 28, 2017) – The Heritage Community Foundation presented a $4,800 grant to Kathleen Tucker, Executive Director of Haven House to purchase computers for the staff and residents of the domestic violence shelter.

“Haven House is an important resource in our community”, said Jenny Smith, Past President and Board Member of the Heritage Community Foundation. “They provide a year-round domestic violence shelter along with 24-hour emergency help along with counseling, financial counseling and legal services. These funds will purchase new computers to help with the facility operations as well as assist those living at the shelter. We recognize the valuable services Haven House provides and are glad we can partner with them to provide new computers”.

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”.


Heritage Community Foundation Presents a Grant to Eagle’s Landing Christian Counseling Center for New Computers

Jonesboro, Ga. (June 28, 2017) – The Heritage Community Foundation presented a $2,500 grant to Dr. Denise Colson, Executive Director of Eagle’s Landing Christian Counseling Center for the purchase of new computers for the organization’s new electronic health record system. ELCCC is committed to connecting wounded people to God’s grace and provides professional mental health services and addiction care that is rooted in Biblical truth and grace. The computer upgrade will allow the organization to optimize the benefits of the electronic health record used in the care of their patients.

“We are excited to partner with Eagle’s Landing Christian Counseling Center by providing resources for this computer upgrade” said Mark Dose, Executive Director of the Heritage Community Foundation. “The counseling center has already helped so many people in our community and this new equipment will help them as their case-load and staff continues to grow. We recognize that there are a lot of hurting people all around us and there is a need to improve access to meaningful counseling services. This grant will help Eagle’s Landing Christian Counseling Center better meet the needs of our community”.

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”.


Heritage Community Foundation Presents a $2,500 Grant to Healing Bridge Clinic

Jonesboro, Ga. (June 1, 2017) – The Heritage Community Foundation presented a $2,500 grant to Mike Conoway, Board President of the Healing Bridge Clinic, for the purchase of diabetic testing supplies for Healing Bridge Clinic patients. This grant supports the group’s mission of providing free primary healthcare to uninsured or under-insured patients in the area.

“We are excited to partner with the Healing Bridge Clinic” said Jenny Smith, Board member and past Board Chair of the Heritage Community Foundation. “This grant will help diabetic patients with the important task of monitoring their blood sugar levels as they seek to comply with their physician’s instructions. Routine blood-sugar testing helps patients avoid unnecessary complications from their diabetes”.

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, C & C Fence, Lincoln Insurance, Paragon Alarm Systems, Heritage Cadillac, Emmett J. Arnold Attorney at Law, P.C., Griffin Insurance, New South Package, 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”.


Heritage Community Foundation Presents a Grant Rocky Creek Elementary School

Jonesboro, Ga. (May 25, 2017) – The Heritage Community Foundation presented a $382.50 grant to Kimberleigh Taylor of Rocky Creek Elementary School to fund supplemental educational materials to help 4th and 5th grade students study history more deeply.

“The Heritage Community Foundation is glad to be able to provide these students more access to interactive curriculum,” said Kerry Arnold, Board Chair of the Heritage Community Foundation. “This is an investment in the future for the 4th and 5th graders at Rocky Creek Elementary School”.

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, Scarborough & Company, C & C Fence, Lincoln Insurance, Paragon Alarm Systems, Heritage Cadillac, Griffin Insurance, New South Package, Emmett J. Arnold Attorney at 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”.


Heritage Community Foundation Presents a $2,500 Grant to the Pregnancy Aid Clinic

Jonesboro, Ga. (May 30, 2017) – The Heritage Community Foundation presented a $2,500 grant to Marla Brown, CEO of Pregnancy Aid Clinic in Forest Park, Georgia to fund a program focused on providing prevention education and decreasing sexually transmitted infections among 18 to 25 year olds.

“We have seen reports noting the increase in sexually transmitted infections among young adults in Clayton County,” said Mark Dose, Executive Director of the Heritage Community Foundation. “We believe this program will have a positive effect on the health of the community at large and encourage young adults in this area make healthy choices regarding sexual behavior”.

The Pregnancy Aid Clinic works to empower individuals and families through medical and educational resources focused on promoting the sanctity of human life. The clinic is nonprofit and provides pregnancy testing and a range of parenting and educational support.

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, Scarborough & Company, C & C Fence, Lincoln Insurance, Paragon Alarm Systems, Heritage Cadillac, Griffin Insurance, New South Package, Emmett J. Arnold Attorney at 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”.


Heritage Community Foundation Presents a Grant to Communities in Schools of Henry County

Jonesboro, Ga. (May 11, 2017) – The Heritage Community Foundation presented a $1,230 grant to Glenda Harris, Interim Executive Director of Communities in Schools of Henry County to purchase supplies for the structured mentoring program serving 90 at-risk students at Henry County High School. The mentoring resources provided by Communities in Schools focus on improving academic performance, behavior and are directed at reducing the likelihood of a student dropping out of school.

“We are excited to partner with Communities in Schools to provide important mentoring resources for these students” said Mark Dose, Executive Director of the Heritage Community Foundation. “This program has produced amazing results so far and we are pleased to be able to provide this grant to support their work.”

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, C & C Fence, Lincoln Insurance, Paragon Alarm Systems, Griffin Insurance, New South Package, Emmett J. Arnold Attorney at 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”.