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2020
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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April
09,
2017
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
To better provide safety to the thousands of visitors who enjoy the lake and facilities at Lake Lanier Olympic Park, the Jackson EMC Foundation recently awarded $8,000 for the purchase of automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, for use there. ...
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March
19,
2017
| 19:00 PM America/New_York
Have you ever visited a buffet or looked into a dessert case and wondered what happened to the remaining food at the end of the night? Unfortunately, in the USA, 30 to 40 percent of the food supply is wasted, according to research from World Resource...
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February
19,
2017
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
For over 26 years, the Fragile Kids Foundation has assisted families across Georgia with the resources they need to safely care for and transport their medically fragile children living with chronic illnesses, genetic and traumatic disorders, and ort...
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January
12,
2017
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
On the northwestern shore of Israel’s Sea of Galilee, Tabgha is the location where many of the Bible’s New Testament activities took place, including Jesus feeding the multitude of 5,000 people with five loaves of bread and two fish. The Hebrew word ...
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2016
December
13,
2016
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
Phillippa Lewis Moss and Major Mark Sizemore have been appointed to the board of the Jackson EMC Foundation. Moss is director of the Gainesville-Hall Community Service Center and succeeds Steve Blair, who was appointed to the Jackson EMC Board of Dir...
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December
04,
2016
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
Planting gardens at two Lawrenceville Housing Authority neighborhoods resulted not only in fresh vegetables for the residents—but in renewed community spirit and collaboration. Last summer the Lawrenceville Woman’s Club established a sustainable c...
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November
13,
2016
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
Today, over half a million children are living in foster care because they have been abused or neglected. Every day in the U.S., another 1,900 children become victims of abuse or neglect, and four of them will die. Every day. The Hall-Dawson Court...
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