Advocates for Children Graze and Raise Fall Benefit 2024

Tickets Available Now!

Enjoy an unforgettable evening at Barnsley Resort with Advocates for Children while supporting a powerful mission to protect children, empower families and strengthen our communities.

The 2024 Graze & Raise event is the perfect opportunity for you and your company to demonstrate your commitment to making Northwest Georgia’s communities stronger and safer for children and families. The evening will feature a culinary delight and delectable food, an open bar, live entertainment, auctions, dancing and free parking with a shuttle service to the venue.

Silent auction coming soon.


Graze & Raise is Saturday, September 21 at 6.p.m.


Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Barnsley Resort stands as a tranquil oasis of natural beauty and historic charm. Surrounded by 3,000 acres of pristine woodlands, gardens and meandering trails, this idyllic retreat offers a captivating escape from the bustle of everyday life. Originally the estate of a wealthy 19th-century businessman, Barnsley Resort now welcomes guests to experience luxurious accommodations, world-class amenities and timeless elegance.

Barnsley Resort Manor House Ruins and Pavilion
597 Barnsley Gardens Rd NW, Adairsville, GA 30103


Dressy casual. A nice pair of jeans with a dress shirt/blouse is perfect for this occasion. Comfortable shoes such as flats or loafers are also recommended.


Your generous sponsorships help make events like our Graze & Raise Fall Benefit possible. For more information on sponsorship levels and how you can support our mission, complete and submit the sponsorship packet below.

Please email or mail completed form to Carla Lavender, Development Director by Wednesday, July 31, 2024.

Carla Lavender  |  770-387-1143 ext. 204

Advocates for Children
P.O. Box 446 Cartersville, GA 30120

Thank you to our 2024 Fall Benefit Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

Thank you to Trotter Deems & King for sponsoring Graze and Raise - a fundraiser for Advocates for Children

Platinum Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor, Warner Trucking Logo

Gold Sponsors

Thank you to Shottenkirk Honda of Cartersville for sponsoring Graze and Raise - a fundraiser for Advocates for Children

2024 Graze & Raise Planning Committee

Laura Allgood, Community Volunteer
Leah Harper, H&H Realty
Dierdra Lanier, Summit Grading
Kayla Ledford, Edward Jones-Acworth
Brittany Lewis, Shottenkirk Honda of Cartersville
Katie Marvel, Shaw Industries Group
Lora Warner, Warner Trucking
Kristina Eaton, Special Events
Melissa Ippensen, Barnsley Resort
Jessica King, Trotter, Deems & King
Samantha (Sami) Spangler, Downtown Development Rome
Ginger Tyra, Piedmont Cartersville
Brooks Mathis, LGE CCU Rome

Honorary Chairs, Danny and Tamara Deems, Trotter Deems & King, LLC