Warrick Dunn: All Pro at Giving Back

Most professional football players can’t stand to be out of the spotlight. Warrick Dunn has a hard time being in it. But then again, he’s not most football players. The fantastic Florida State footballer turned Atlanta Falcons phenom has continued scoring points in life long after he stopped scoring on the field.

Riding to Achievement

iCan Shine is a non-profit organization that inspires those with disabilities to grow through gaining skills in movement and play. Each disability is unique, and dedicated people work with these fighters to help them achieve their personal goals.

The Inspiring Sullivan Sisters

It’s said the bond between sisters is unbreakable. That holds true for the Sullivan sisters who are three years apart, have strikingly different yet beautiful personalities and, most importantly, share a deep love for one another. In the last several months, however, Saville, 20, and Lilia, 17, have embarked upon an unexpected and challenging journey--but they face it together.

Sweet Support

The Capital Grille Buckhead is proud to sponsor Polo in the Pines, benefiting the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Polo in the Pines President Tina Fowler introduced The Capital Grille’s Sales and Market Manager Johanna Lozano to the charity during one of her visits to the restaurant. Over time, Tina and Johanna’s ongoing conversations around the work Polo in the Pines…

Elite Roofing & Restoration Charity Golf Tournament

Right now, there are 540 students enrolled in Forsyth County’s schools that identify as homeless. Even with such prosperity and affluent members of our community, local homeless families work day by day, struggling to make ends meet. With efforts from Elite Roofing & Restoration and Family Promise of Forsyth County, homeless children and adults will benefit from funds that will…

GOCA Flies High for Cancer Awareness at Gala

The Sandy Springs-based Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance is set to host another spectacular soiree at the Delta Flight Museum with its seventh annual Shaken, Not Stirred Gala, on Saturday, March 11. All proceeds from the event support the organization’s statewide education and awareness efforts and community outreach programs. Last year’s gala drew 700 attendees and raised almost $250,000. The GOCA…

Northside’s Volunteers Foster Growth

Each year, a growing number of individuals, schools and area businesses support Northside through generous gifts of time, talent and treasure to the hospital’s Foundation. While primarily a fundraising organization, the Northside Hospital Foundation also has a strong commitment to building stronger and healthier communities through volunteerism and outreach. Last year, nearly 4,000 Northside volunteers donated more than 30,000 hours…

Swim with the Olympians for CHOA

Swim Across America’s 4th annual Atlanta Open Water Swim will be held at its newest venue at Lake Lanier on Saturday, September 17. A national non-profit organization dedicated to raising money for cancer research through nationwide swimming events, Swim Across America (SAA) unites Olympians, recreational and competitive swimmers, master swimmers, kayakers and dozens of volunteers all committed to raising funds…

CanCare, Because Patients Make the Best Caregivers

A cancer diagnosis can be one of the most frightening things a person can ever experience. The treatment, the prognosis, the side effects – there is a plethora of new information on a daily basis, and patients can sometimes feel hopeless and alone because no one in their immediate circle has dealt with cancer before.

Tenacity and Resourcefulness Make Hope Award Winner

Jeff Wigbels is a long time surfer, triathlete, marathon runner, golfer and skier. He never played football. Yet when he refers to one of the most important persons in his life, he calls Dr. Roy S. Herbst, his “quarterback.” It was this energetic quarterback who led the powerful offense on Jeff’s battle against stage four non-smoker lung cancer, making accurate…