“If I Can Help Somebody as I Pass Along”

Who doesn’t love a story of overcoming insurmountable odds to change the trajectory of someone’s life? The story is made even better when that overcomer understands that they are blessed beyond belief and they make a decision to improve the …

Supporting and Honoring Our Veterans

The Cobb Veterans Memorial Foundation (CVMF) was founded in 2015 as a way to help pay respect to Cobb County veterans and their families. The Cobb Commission Chair at the time, Tim Lee, identified a handful of Cobb leaders who …

Allison Carroll Forever 14 Scholarship Fund

In 2018, Allison Carroll was in the midst of planning her wedding to Heath Satterfield, her college sweetheart and best friend.  She was also completing her Master’s degree in Education at Georgia State University and looking forward to meeting her …

HELMS FAMILY FUND

Walt and Christy Helms and their two teenage sons live and thrive in East Cobb. Walt has a successful career in the wealth management industry while Christy manages the busy household. Their high school senior is headed off to college …

Legacy Fund Launched in Honor of Jeri Barr

The Center for Family Resources (CFR) created the Jeri Barr Legacy Endowment Fund to recognizes Barr’s 35-year tenure as CFR’s executive director, and her transformational contributions serving Cobb County families in need.

“Jeri’s impactful career has been defined by decades …

THE HUBBY FAMILY LEGACY

Cobb Community Foundation’s reach is far….all the way to Syracuse, New York!

A conversation between friends here in Atlanta was the main catalyst for two charitable funds being opened recently with the Central New York Community Foundation. Shari Martin, President …

Supporting Those Who Keep Us Safe

The Japanese concept of ikigai or “thing that you live for” is the intersection of one’s passion, profession, mission and vocation. Without a doubt, protecting and supporting first responders in Cobb County is Barbara and Lance LoRusso’s ikigai. Lance, a …