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Children’s Charities to Build Local Play Park-hosting “Southern Soiree”

Children’s Charities was founded by local residents’ Amanda White and Lauren Holmes, two businesswomen who sought to make a difference in the community in which they live –North Fulton & South Forsyth.

The organization is 100% volunteer-driven and dedicated to supporting and developing programs that enrich children’s lives in our area. Our efforts are ever increasing spreading in the area, which now includes Cherokee, Cobb and Dawson Counties.

Examples of the team’s successes include:
•Provided $300,000 for the dedicated Emergency Transport Vehicle at Children’s Health Care of Atlanta, Forsyth
•Raised nearly $50,000 needed for an eye tracking device that can detect autism in kids as early as 2 months-old
•Raised $63,000 to establish a fully funded Equine Summer Camp for kids with Autism at Stable Moments
•Purchased four state of the art Vein Viewers for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Urgent Care Centers
•Provided cell phone charging stations for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Urgent Care Center
•Supplied Thanksgiving dinners to 25 needy families
•Sponsored lunches for Stand Up for Kids, a mentoring program for foster kids at Independence High School
•Supported Cure Childhood Cancer.

Mission Statement: To inspire volunteerism within our community focusing on children with special needs. Vision Statement: To provide an All Inclusive Play Park serving children of all abilities and disabilities in North Fulton and surrounding counties.

Pacita Wilson, owner of Pineapple Park and one of the most respected interior designers in the area, was selected to handle the interior design for Children’s Charities Designing for a Difference Clarity Farm Showcase Home.
Held April 19-23, 2017, all proceeds from the tour will benefit Children’s Charities effort to build an all-inclusive play park project in Milton, which will provide a playground for all abilities and disabilities.

“Children’s Charities is very fortunate to have someone of Pacita’s caliber to oversee the interior decoration for this fabulous show home,” said Amanda White, co-founder of Children’s Charities. “At more than 10,000 square feet of living space, this will truly be a one-of-a-kind home. We encourage everyone to visit for ideas, to purchase the decorations or simply help fund an all-inclusive playground for the community.”

Tickets to visit the Clarity Farm Showcase Home and Tour cost $25 in advance online at http://www.ChildrensCharitiesGA.org and $30 at the door. Kicking off the Showcase Home and Tour is the Children’s Charities Southern Soiree, which includes an exclusive preview tour, live music, gourmet tasting and cocktails on Wednesday, April 19 at 6:30pm. This private, intimate event costs $250 per ticket.

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