A Big Heart Foundation is proud to announce four new Charlotte-area affiliations. In its 7th year, ABH’s Annual Toys for Tots Golf Tournament has donated over $157,000 to the Marine’s Toys for Tots Foundation. 2014 marks the first year the tournament’s proceeds will also be distribute to: The Arby’s Foundation, Servants With a Heart, Classroom Central, and Hope Haven.
In the 25 years since its inception, The Arby’s Foundation has focused its charitable efforts towards fighting childhood hunger, donating over fifty eight million dollars to numerous charities and providing meals to 11,000 children across the country. One in five children struggle with hunger every day. The Arby’s Foundation partnered with Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign with one goal in mind, ending childhood hunger across the United States by 2015.
Servants With a Heart, founded in 2011 by Jeff and Suzanne Yoh and their three children is a local nonprofit targeted towards fighting childhood hunger. Like The Arby’s Foundation, Servants With a Heart is one of over 100 satellites to join Kids Against Hunger. Operating entirely without overhead, their mission is to provide the supplies and instruction needed to help starving children and their families by packing healthy and nutritious meals.
For fourteen years, Classroom Central has targeted its efforts to equip children living in poverty with school supplies. Serving over 100,000 students and eighty schools throughout the local Charlotte community. Their four programs include, Classroom Central Free Store, Classroom Up, The Classroom Central Mobile Free Store, and Backpacks & Basics. These programs work together to provide students and teachers with essential school supplies at no cost.
Founded in 1976, Hope Haven Inc., has devoted its efforts to creating a foundation of recovery through providing life skills for homeless families. Hope Haven provides underprivileged families with vocational training, medical care and emotional support through a supportive residential environment, leading to independence.
If you would like to learn more about A Big Heart Foundation, our upcoming events, or any of the non-profit organizations mentioned here, please visit our website: www.abigheartfoundation.org
About A Big Heart Foundation
A Big Heart Foundation, Inc. was founded in Spring 2010 by Jack Burke, President and CEO of BURKE as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. The Foundation supports children’s charitable endeavors in the Charlotte metropolitan area. Every year the organization has supported the official Charlotte (T4T) Toys for Tots Golf Tournament presented by BURKE. Please call 704-377-2600, e-mail info@ToysForTotsGolf.org, or visit ToysForTotsGolf.org for more information.
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