Each year, Advocates hosts fun filled community events that provide vital funding for their many programs. Thank you for making our fundraising events such a huge success for more than 30 years. Join us at the following events as we have fun while making a difference!
Advocates for Children started the new year of 2017 by thanking donors, volunteers, corporate partners, and other supporters of the organization at the annual appreciation dinner Tuesday. Community members gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of 2016, look forward to 2017 and recognize some of those who dedicated themselves to Advocates’ mission of preventing and treating child abuse in all its forms.
It is the contribution of those volunteers, donors, and partners that makes the organization’s reach even larger Advocates for Children President and CEO Karen White explained during her welcome to the audience. “The one thing that makes this evening special is that each one of us has a shared belief that every child matters and is deserving of a healthy childhood, said White. “Our donors who give generously so that we can offer our services at no cost. Our volunteers who devote hundreds of hours to advocating, mentoring and healing. Our community partners who hold hands with us to create a safety net for our families. And our staff, who work tirelessly and often thanklessly to change lives.”
The 2016 AT&T Corporate Real Estate Property Management Charity Classic was a huge success this year thanks to the AT&T Corporate Real Estate Team, the event sponsors, and the wonderful staff at Woodmont Golf and Country Club. Thank you for supporting Advocates for Children, and for doing your part to help the children.
The 12th annual Duck Dash 5K and Fun Run to support Advocates for Children are in the books after a cool October morning start for the event that attracted runners from Northwest Georgia and beyond. About 100 participants took part in the event Saturday, Oct. 1. Money was collected for Advocates for Children through race registrations and donations. Additionally, funds were secured through sponsorships from local businesses and organizations, including Cartersville Medical Center, Gary Fox, CPA and Ramey Wealth/Wells Fargo Advisors, bringing the total raised to nearly $12,000 before expenses.
Check back soon for details on 2017’s planned events.
View the results and winners for this 5K here.
The ducks are hitting the water again to help Advocates for Children prevent and treat child abuse in all its forms. Returning to the calendar of events that help raise funds for the Bartow County based nonprofit, Duck Derby is scheduled take place Sat., May 6, at Terminus Wake Park, part of the LakePoint Sporting Community in Emerson.
Duck sales are slated to begin in March.
Every Child’s a Star
At this time Every Child’s a Star is on hold for 2017. Thank you for supporting this event for the past several years.
What is #GivingTuesday?
We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.
Coming March 25, 2017 – Save the Date!
Our Spring Benefit Auction/Gala delivers an unforgettable evening of celebration, live music, dinner and cocktails, silent and live auctions. Our selection of silent auction items is on one of a kind, including the latest in home décor, fashion, beauty, travel and leisure, outdoor, and sports.
Sponsorship opportunities are still available for this event. Please contact our Advocates for Children Administrative Offices for more information.