PWB
Joy of Hope Foundation

Shining Bright in Your Community

Our Mission
Our Mission

Our Mission

Together with the North Georgia Community Foundation, the PWB Joy of Hope Foundation seeks to inspire hope and promote joy throughout Forsyth County and North Georgia communities. Parker Wade Burch could light up any room. His heart was pure gold, and our wish is to keep our son's light shining bright within our community through spreading joy and hope.

Community

Making A Difference In Your Community

Together, we will make an impact in our local community. Our foundation works with many charities local to North Georgia and Forsyth County, supporting men, women, children, families, and veterans. Your friends and neighbors. Our goal is to inspire joy, hope, and support throughout our community. With your help, we can provide many types of support:

  • Food & Household Items
    Food & Household Items

    Your donation may support families and individuals throughout the community in need of food, household items, or other necessities.

  • Monetary Support
    Monetary Support

    Through our foundation, we aim to provide temporary financial support to community members who need a helping hand or a second chance.

  • Volunteering Time
    Volunteering Time

    If you are unable to donate financially, we welcome the gift of your time. By volunteering with our partner organizations, you improve our community as a whole.

  • Other Support
    Other Support

    Honoring the memory of our son by supporting this community is a blessing, and we will take every opportunity to help those in need.

Community

Help Shine Our Light

PWB Joy of Hope Foundation believes strongly that every donation is important, every dollar and every minute matters, and that your contributions are everything. Our short and long term goals transparently show how we plan to support our community. This is what gives us joy and hope.

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$66,570 of $100,000

DONATION GOALS

1. Continue our fundraising efforts with North Georgia Community Foundation (NGCF) in hopes to raise additional capital that can be dispersed into our local community.

2. Continue providing Covid-19 relief in any form (monetary support, food donations, and/or volunteering time) to Meals by Grace and The Place of Forsyth.

3. Sponsor a Meals by Grace Service Day so that volunteers of all ages can participate in giving back to those in need. PWB Joy of Hope will assist in preparing, packaging, and delivering food to families who have fell on hardship.

4. Provide nourishment to our community and awakening hope by preparing and delivering a delicious Easter dinner to the patrons of The Place of Forsyth. Last year we were able to serve 80+ patrons; due to Covid we expect that number will increase due to the economic impact on our community.

5. Serve as the featured charity for the Georgia Healthcare Financial Management Association (GA HFMA) Spring Institute. We will be able to promote and educate participants about PWB Joy of Hope Foundation as well as our partner charities.

6. Donate a minimum of 225 backpacks to school aged children in need of assistance within Forsyth County Schools in conjunction with The Place of Forsyth. Last year we were able to donate 163 backpacks; due to Covid we expect that number will increase due to the economic impact on our community.

7. Donate a minimum of 75 Thanksgiving boxes to The Place of Forsyth County. Last year with your help and generous donations we were able to fulfill 52 family boxes so patrons were able to enjoy a less stressful holiday without trying to figure out how to put a meal on the table.

8. Hold our 2nd annual PWB Joy of Hope Golf Tournament to raise money to help support local organizations and their initiatives. Last year, due to Covid we were able to conduct a small scale tournament, but we are hoping restrictions to be lifted so we can reach our full potential this year.

9. Organize an Angel Gift Card Tree for the young ladies at Jesse's House. These gift card donations can be used for the resident’s needs throughout the year. Last year we were able to gift all 8 residents their own Christmas tree with $350 worth of attached gift cards to various locations as well as a handmade bracelet for all residents and staff members.

$66,570 of $75,000

DONATION GOALS

1. Continue our fundraising efforts with North Georgia Community Foundation (NGCF) in hopes to raise additional capital that can be dispersed into our local community.

2. Continue providing Covid-19 relief in any form (monetary support, food donations, and/or volunteering time) to Meals by Grace and The Place of Forsyth.

3. Sponsor a Meals by Grace Service Day so that volunteers of all ages can participate in giving back to those in need. PWB Joy of Hope will assist in preparing, packaging, and delivering food to families who have fell on hardship.

4. Provide nourishment to our community and awakening hope by preparing and delivering a delicious Easter dinner to the patrons of The Place of Forsyth. Last year we were able to serve 80+ patrons; due to Covid we expect that number will increase due to the economic impact on our community.

5. Serve as the featured charity for the Georgia Healthcare Financial Management Association (GA HFMA) Spring Institute. We will be able to promote and educate participants about PWB Joy of Hope Foundation as well as our partner charities.

6. Donate a minimum of 225 backpacks to school aged children in need of assistance within Forsyth County Schools in conjunction with The Place of Forsyth. Last year we were able to donate 163 backpacks; due to Covid we expect that number will increase due to the economic impact on our community.

7. Donate a minimum of 75 Thanksgiving boxes to The Place of Forsyth County. Last year with your help and generous donations we were able to fulfill 52 family boxes so patrons were able to enjoy a less stressful holiday without trying to figure out how to put a meal on the table.

8. Hold our 2nd annual PWB Joy of Hope Golf Tournament to raise money to help support local organizations and their initiatives. Last year, due to Covid we were able to conduct a small scale tournament, but we are hoping restrictions to be lifted so we can reach our full potential this year.

9. Organize an Angel Gift Card Tree for the young ladies at Jesse's House. These gift card donations can be used for the resident’s needs throughout the year. Last year we were able to gift all 8 residents their own Christmas tree with $350 worth of attached gift cards to various locations as well as a handmade bracelet for all residents and staff members.

Help Us Reach Our Goal

Good News Stories & Community Impact

Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorder Center at…

PWB Joy of Hope partnered with The Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center at CHOA during the month of February. They are a national leader in pediatric cancer and blood disorders treatment and research. Aflac Pediatric Cancer Center Clothing Closet at CHOA Scottish Rite was completely EMPTY when it came to pants and underwear. They

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2021 Year in Review

PWB Joy of Hope Foundation was started late January 2020 as a way to honor the memory of Parker Wade Burch. At that time, we partnered with 8 very special organizations that allow us to spread Joy and Hope within our community as we keep Parker’s light shining bright. This past year we added McGinnis

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PWB Christmas Angel Gift Card Trees

PWB Joy of Hope Foundation is truly humbled and blessed to have been able to contribute towards eleven special Christmas’ for an amazing group of young ladies at The Place Cottage and Jesse’s House this Christmas! Jesse’s House, is a local non-profit that works with neglected and abused youth females. The Place Cottage, is a

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