The backbone of charitable work in our local communities is the
small, independent charity that goes about its business every day with
passion, commitment and resolve. Although the large charities and
fundraisers we hear about on TV and radio serve an invaluable public
purpose, the beneficial, often life-changing work of the local community
charity is often done in relative anonymity with limited resources.
Local charities positively impact our neighbors, co-workers, and
friends in a unique way because these charities are our neighbors, co-workers and friends.
The local charity that might assist local veterans, or provide summer
camp to kids with cancer or give hope and strength to families dealing with
profound loss is typically run by one or two inspired persons from our
community. While our local charity has an abundance of passion and
commitment, its mission is often hampered by limited resources and little exposure