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2022
March
28,
2022
| 08:34 AM America/New_York
Butterfly Dreams Farm Therapeutic Riding Program helps children and adults with special needs gain mobility and social skills while riding horses. The Jackson EMC Foundation provided a $10,000 grant to the nonprofit for its therapeutic riding and hip...
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February
23,
2022
| 16:13 PM America/New_York
The Georgia Healthy Family Alliance works to reverse the recent trend of more teens vaping and using e-cigarettes. The Jackson EMC Foundation provided a $10,000 grant to the Northeast Georgia Strike Force for its Tar Wars campaign to address this tre...
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January
27,
2022
| 15:59 PM America/New_York
The Jackson EMC Foundation has supported Spirit of Joy Food Pantry for 15 years, providing grants to help the ministry serve the nutritional needs of the community.“Our mission is to distribute food to those in need and to refer people to sources tha...
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2021
December
28,
2021
| 15:08 PM America/New_York
Two new members have been appointed to serve on the Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors. Rosa Crescenti, of Jackson County, and Candy Greene, of Barrow County, were each appointed to serve a three-year term by the Jackson EMC Board of Directors...
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November
19,
2021
| 17:01 PM America/New_York
Each summer, the Quinlan Visual Arts Center holds a summer art program for children and teens to learn and explore the world of art.At the summer program, students learn about art history, art appreciation, color theory and experiment with different ...
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2020
November
23,
2020
| 09:20 AM America/New_York
For the first time since its inception in October 2005, last spring the Jackson EMC Foundation distributed emergency grants, awarding funds to organizations serving those hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic.Within weeks of shelter-in-place mandates,...
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October
20,
2020
| 08:58 AM America/New_York
Banks County native Vicki Boling has been appointed to the Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors. The Jackson EMC Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization established to represent the members of Jackson EMC and distribute money collected from ...
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June
16,
2020
| 10:33 AM America/New_York
Each month, we feature an organization that recently received a grant from the Jackson EMC Foundation. These grants are made possible by members who participate in Jackson EMC’s Operation Round Up® program, which rounds each month’s electric bill up ...
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April
22,
2020
| 15:29 PM America/New_York
Dr. Allen McCannon, Vice President in Raymond James’ Georgia education finance division, has been appointed to the Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors, succeeding Richard Perpall, who retired from the board. The Jackson EMC Foundation is a 5...
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March
31,
2020
| 15:28 PM America/New_York
As a result of growing community needs in response to the coronavirus health emergency, the Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors held a special meeting on March 31 to review applications for emergency support. The board awarded a total $140,757 ...
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2019
December
16,
2019
| 12:25 PM America/New_York
Foster parent Alecia King credits Bethany Christian Services with expanding her family in Hoschton. With assistance from the foster care and adoption service, King has fostered several children and adopted two. “Bethany has always been there to he...
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November
13,
2019
| 11:25 AM America/New_York
When they saw firsthand the difficulties a young lady battling cancer encountered to receive a wig, Jackie and Counte Cooley, and Judy and Scotty Piotrowski knew they had to do something to help her. Judy, who battled multiple occurrences of breas...
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October
17,
2019
| 09:51 AM America/New_York
Since 2005, the Jackson EMC Foundation has awarded hundreds of grants that have touched tens of thousands of individuals and families throughout northeast Georgia. Thanks to Jackson EMC members who round up their bill through Operation Round Up®, the...
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August
16,
2019
| 08:29 AM America/New_York
When volunteers from New Path 1010 met with leaders to discuss community needs in Barrow County, one fact weighed heavy on their hearts, according to Candy Greene, director of the nonprofit organization. “The school system told us that 85 students...
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June
14,
2019
| 09:38 AM America/New_York
That’s where programs like New Directions Georgia help fill a gap for individuals with autism. Founded by Mary O’Connell, a retired autism educator, the nonprofit organization in Gwinnett County is a day program to serve adults with autism who have s...
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June
10,
2019
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, Ga. June 10, 2019)—The Path Project was awarded a $5,000 grant through a nomination by Jackson EMC to the CoBank Sharing Success Program. The grant will fund a covered classroom extension at its community center in the Baker & Glover Mobi...
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March
18,
2019
| 13:59 PM America/New_York
For 20 years, Habitat for Humanity of Madison County has been an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, the worldwide nonprofit that works with families to build affordable homes. Habitat for Humanity International started in 1976 in Ame...
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2018
October
10,
2018
| 10:57 AM America/New_York
Your Operation Round Up® Dollars Helping Others Since forming 13 years ago, the Jackson EMC Foundation has been helping turn lives around, thanks to Jackson EMC members who round up their bill through Operation Round Up®. The pennies members donat...
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June
19,
2018
| 11:23 AM America/New_York
Within the walls of a library, there are more than just books. For library patrons, there are DVDs, special programs, ongoing classes for people of all ages, public access to computers and more. And with a library card, patrons can also access online...
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May
09,
2018
| 10:42 AM America/New_York
One in six Georgians is food insecure – meaning they don’t know where they’ll find their next meal, according to the Georgia Food Bank Association. For the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, eliminating hunger among residents in its 14-county area me...
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March
13,
2018
| 13:35 PM America/New_York
What started as a personal passion has evolved into an organization that serves thousands of Latinos in North Georgia and prepares hundreds of volunteers to serve other families. Ser Familia, Inc.’s mission is to strengthen, revitalize, and equip ...
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February
21,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. Feb. 21, 2018) –With the grants approved by the Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors at their February meeting, the Foundation has now reached the $13 million in grants awarded milestone. In 2008, the Foundation began reaching...
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February
13,
2018
| 09:33 AM America/New_York
For more than half a century, Action Ministries/Gainesville – with the support of local churches, businesses and individuals – has worked to prevent homelessness by providing emergency funds, food, clothing and services. “Leading people out of pov...
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January
12,
2018
| 10:04 AM America/New_York
Formed in 1989, Family TIES of Gainesville works to break the cycle of abuse and neglect in families through parenting and intervention programs that teach adults how to provide a safe and nurturing environment for their children. “We serve famili...
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2017
December
14,
2017
| 08:41 AM America/New_York
When a nurse noticed some families taking their newborns home in just a diaper and towel, she gathered a group of colleagues to use their sewing skills to help babies have a better start. Today, Tiny Stitches, Inc. is a non-profit organization tha...
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October
11,
2017
| 10:48 AM America/New_York
Consider the parents of the bride whose diligence in saving money pays for a beautiful wedding. Or ask the happy couple a few years later when the pennies they’ve stashed away make the down payment on their new home. At Jackson EMC, we know the po...
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August
07,
2017
| 11:50 AM America/New_York
The Georgia Mountain Food Bank believes that hunger affects an entire community and that it takes a village to bring it to an end, according to Executive Director Kay Blackstock. By supplying the Food Bank with a $13,000 grant for its new Neighbor...
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July
14,
2017
| 14:07 PM America/New_York
"Ain’t it good to know that you’ve got a friend?" sings James Taylor. The famous singer-songwriter likely would be a big fan of Legacy Youth Mentoring, a program that pairs school students with adult mentors to form life-affirming and inspiring fr...
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June
16,
2017
| 10:30 AM America/New_York
The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded a total $105,000 in grants to organizations during their May meeting, including $40,000 to organizations serving Hall county residents. $15,000 to Family Ties-Gainesville for the Parenting 101 ...
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June
08,
2017
| 14:47 PM America/New_York
Koinonia is a Greek word referring to the idea of fellowship. The 32 churches leading this Homer-based camp believe the action of fellowship produces authentic nurture, love, encouragement, vulnerability, transparency, accountability, and sharing amo...
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