On June 19, ThinkProgress reported on the Chick-fil-A Foundation’s charitable giving in 2016. The coverage focused specifically on three organizations: Paul Anderson Youth Home, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and the Salvation Army.
In 1946, Truett Cathy opened a tiny diner called the Dwarf Grill in Hapeville, Georgia. It was in this diner where Truett developed the signature Original Chick-fil-A® Chicken Sandwich and the quality service for which the family-owned business is known. Here’s a glimpse into the company that has grown to become the nation’s top chicken chain.
Do you know of a deserving organization working with children and youth? Applications are now open for 2019 True Inspiration Awards. Encourage them to apply today. Donnita Travis had built a successful career as president of a Chicago advertising agency. But, she wanted to do more for the children in her city.
It started as a side project. Once a week, husband and wife Jim and Melinda Hollandsworth stopped by a mobile home park in Loganville, Ga., to help local kids with their homework. Here in Gwinnett Estates, a predominantly Hispanic neighborhood, very few students were graduating high school — creating a cycle of poverty for the families who called this community home.
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