FEEDING THE HOMELESS AND FINDING A CURE
Proceeds from our efforts and events go to the John Jarrard Fund administered by the North Georgia Community Foundation to benefit deserving causes in our community. the beneficiaries of a portion of the fund will include the following:
Good News at Noon
Founded in 1988 by retired school teacher and principal Gene Beckstein, and his late wife Margie, Good News at Noon Shelter has been feeding, clothing and teaching the poor and homeless of Gainesville, Georgia, for fourteen years with no funds from the government. A Bible-based ministry, the mission of GNAN is, in part, “to help people help themselves through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ; to give hope to those who have no hope in the eyes of the world.” A tenet of the Good News at Noon Shelter ministry is to never ask anyone for funds or other provisions except God. Nevertheless, GNAN serves some 40,000 free meals per year through the donations and volunteer assistance from many area churches and individuals. Founder: Gene Beckstein, Fletcher Law (Director), and Thomas Ramirez (Academy Director).
Good News Clinics
Good News Clinics is a Christian nonprofit providing free medical and dental care to uninsured residents of Hall County who cannot afford to purchase health care services. Forty-six primary care physicians, 9 mid-level providers and 43 dentists volunteer to treat patients at GNC. In addition, over 340 specialist physicians volunteer to treat GNC patients through our Health Access referral program.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier
Since 1954, Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier has been providing a safe place for kids when school is out. Kids need support and guidance as they navigate life, and they’ll find just what then need to succeed at Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier. Whether after school or during the summer, our low or no-cost programs provide young people opportunities to participate in fun and educationally enriching activities where they build the skills they need to reach great futures.
SISU – Integrated Learning
Sisu (formerly Challenged Child and Friends) offers an integrated learning environment where children from 6 weeks to 6 years with special needs learn and interact alongside their typically developing peers. Sisu believes in fostering a courageous approach to life nurturing every child to reach his or her full potential. There is a unique spark in every child pushing him or her to accomplish more than ever dreamed possible.
The Bruce Burch Experiential Learning Fund
The Bruce Burch Experiential Learning Fund, established at UGA’s Terry College of Business, celebrates Bruce’s impact on the Music Business program, UGA students, and the music industry. The fund will provide Music Business students who face financial hardship with scholarship support and resources to participate in activities intended to help jumpstart their careers.
Georgia Mountain Food Bank
Georgia Mountain Food Bank’s (GMFB’s) mission is to address hunger, health and quality of life by serving those in need. An affiliate of Atlanta Community Food Bank, GMFB provides a vital link between sources of food supplies and hardworking community-based partner agencies who help get the food into the hands of families and individuals in need.
Amped Kids believes in the power of music to transform lives and bring healing to body, mind and soul. Music is a universal language and positive connector for foster children. Through music education, music therapy and other unique music educational experiences, Amped Kids is providing healing and a path to success for foster and adopted youth.
Helping The Community Through The Love of Song
Learn more about the Jarrard Burch Foundation and see how you can live the song, love the music, and help lead the cause.
We are always looking for new volunteers to help us in many ways anything from setting up and breaking down tables to selling raffle tickets or t-shirts.
Learn more about our upcoming and past events, and the artists and songwriters featured at our shows!