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Thank you to TWISTED KITCHEN for featuring Racheal’s Rest at their Holiday Spirit Night on Dec. 11th, 2015! See you there!
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/media.jpg” width=”115″ height=”86″ />We are so EXCITED! We have confirmed that <strong>Carl Black, 11Alive, IHeart Radio, The Bull, Power 961, Radio 1057, 640WGST and 1053ELPATRON, The River 97.1 and WSB Radio</strong> and MORE are our official PROMOTIONAL SPONSORS at the Autumn Under the Stars event Sunday Oct. 11th from 4-9pm!!! Tune in this week and listen for our adds/sound bites and MORE!!! THANK YOU to everyone that is making this event TOP NOTCH!!
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/remote.jpg” width=”81″ height=”81″ />We are happy to introduce RemoteTheBand! They are really talented artists and they are DONATING their time to help raise awareness during Domestic Violence Awareness Month at the Autumn Under the Stars event!! THANK YOU! <a>www.youtube.com/RemoteTheBan</a>d
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/dave-photo.jpg” width=”185″ height=”123″ />Dave Navarro of Jane’s Addiction and Red Hot Chili Peppers Autographed a Guitar just for us!! Short version….a friend asked Dave Navarro if he would give us an autographed guitar to auction off at a silent auction to raise awareness for October Domestic Violence Awareness Month. He said YES! Racheal’s Rest sent $ to buy the guitar, it was purchased on Sun Set Blvd. 2 weeks ago, signed by Dave and shipped to us specifically for the Autumn Under the Stars fundraiser! Dave Navarro is a Domestic Violence Survivor. His mother, Connie Navarro, was murdered by her ex-boyfriend when Dave was only 15 years old. “My mother was in a relationship, the relationship ended, she wanted to go a different way, and her then-ex-boyfriend murdered her and my aunt. Sometimes it’s hard to link domestic violence with murder because it’s such a broad jump. Except it is a domestically violent situation and probably the worst-case scenario in a domestically violent world.” Dave was happy to help Mari’s Cucina and Social House and Racheal’s Rest. With the issue close to his heart, Navarro said he is passionate about helping to make social change. There is no way for us to put an estimated value on this item. It is so personal. It is so close to the heart. It was autographed specifically to help us raise awareness to help victims of abuse. With much research we have chosen $1200 as the opening bid and we will just go UP from there. It costs $1200 (donation funds) to send an adult female to one of Racheal’s Rest’s retreats. We think Dave would approve that this is a good starting bid. <a href=”http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/15/dave-navarro-mom-murder_n_6330268.html“>http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/15/dave-navarro-mom-murder_n_6330268.html</a>
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/logo-ortec.png” width=”162″ height=”36″ />Special THANK YOU to Ortec for donating NEW and USED IPhone 4’s to Racheal’s Rest! They have pledged to donate all of their phones to Racheal’s Rest each year when they UPGRADE within the company! This is an amazing company and they love their community! The next retreat is scheduled for the end of October 2015. If any participant (or their children) is in need of a phone to call for HELP ….they will now! Thank you Ortec!! <a href=”http://www.ortec.com/“>http://ortec.com</a>
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/B-Paisley1.jpg” width=”97″ height=”173″ />Brad Paisley autographed items just for Racheal’s Rest and Mari’s Cucina’s Autumn Uncer the Stars event! On Friday Oct 2nd Brad Paisley was doing a concert in Tampa. It just so happens that Brad’s dad is a good friend of one of our volunteers. Mr. Paisley went back stage and asked that Brad sign a few items for a silent auction to raise awareness for Domestic Violence Awareness Month! Brad signed a concert promo poster, a concert t-shirt, a camo cap and he even threw in 4 guitar picks! Here are photos of the items that have been shipped from Florida TODAY!!!!!! Thank you Jamie Rowell for all your help!!<a href=”http://www.bradpaisley.com/” rel=”nofollow”> http://www.bradpaisley.com/</a>
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/Rascal-Flatts5.jpg” width=”200″ height=”112″ />Rascal Flatts autographed DRUM HEADS and concert song list just to support Racheal’s Rest and Mari’s Autumn Under the Stars fundraiser!! On Fri. Oct 2nd Rascal Flatts was doing a concert in Arizona. One of our volunteers is on tour with them. After the concert that night, Rascal Flatts signed 2 DRUM HEADS from the drum set, from the concert. He also got Jim Riley’s (drummer) crinkled up concert song list with his foot print! Heeee! They were boxed up and shipped to us TODAY! Here are the photos! Thank you Jamie Rowell for all your help! <a>http://www.rascalflatts.com/</a>
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/crash.jpg” width=”200″ height=”103″ />The band CRASH CHANNEL will be playing at the Autumn Under the Stars event in 1 week!!! Sunday Oct. 11th 4-9pm! This is going to be a BLAST! Great weather! Great band! Great food! Great auction items! Great vendors! Great guests! Could you ask for more?<a href=”https://www.facebook.com/crashchannel/timeline“>https://www.facebook.com/crashchannel/timeline</a>
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/thank-you6.jpg” width=”100″ height=”82″ />THANK YOU to The Berning family for being a BRONZE SPONSOR at the Autumn Under the Stars event on Sunday Oct. 11th in Johns Creek. Racheal’s Rest’s Mission Statement: We exist to help women and children who experienced sexual abuse or acts of violence regain their balance in life.
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/gianni.jpg” width=”200″ height=”133″ />THANK YOU to Gianni Cerretani of HomeBridge Financial Services for being a BRONZE SPONSOR at the Autumn Under the Stars event on Sunday Oct. 11th in Johns Creek! PLAY AT RACHEAL’S REST: One of the greatest needs some survivors have is the need to learn to play, to relax and to take time to care for themselves. Therefore, a huge component of our program is recreational therapy. While it may look like a vacation to some, it is actually work for a lot of participants. Some were never allowed to play, others feel guilty if they are not doing something productive, and still others are so overwhelmed with responsibility and obligations that they don’t or can’t take time for themselves. <a href=”https://www.homebridge.com/loan-originator/gianni-cerretani/#home“>https://www.homebridge.com/loan-originator/gianni-cerretani/#home</a>
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/Nativity3.jpg” width=”137″ height=”77″ />Thank you to Cheryl West of SEVEN ARROWS for donating this wonderful Nativity Set for the Autumn Under the Stars event. Her store is located on Main Street in downtown Woodstock, GA.  770-591-7045   <a href=”mailto:cheryl@sevenarrowsartgallery.com“>cheryl@sevenarrowsartgallery.com</a>   <a>www.sevenarrowsartgallery.com</a>
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THANK YOU to Christopher Hoffman of Hoffman Financial Group for being a PLATINUM SPONSOR at the Autumn Under the Stars event on Sunday Oct. 11th in Johns Creek. <a href=”http://www.hoffmancorporation.com/“>www.hoffmancorporation.com</a>
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THANK YOU to The Foster family for being a BRONZE SPONSOR at the Autumn Under the Stars event on Sunday Oct. 11th in Johns Creek.
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THANK YOU to Sara Clay (Assisted Reproductive Technology (A.R.T.) & Surrogacy Law Specialist) of Surrogacy Law for being a PLATINUM SPONSOR at the Autumn Under the Stars event on Sunday Oct. 11th in Johns Creek! Guys, Sara not only is a GOLD sponsor but she also is also helping to sponsor the MEDIA WALL! <a href=”http://www.surrogacylaw.com/” rel=”nofollow”>http://www.surrogacylaw.com/</a>
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THANK YOU to The Lawton family of Transformed Life for being a GOLD SPONSOR at the Autumn Under the Stars event on Sunday Oct. 11th in Johns Creek. <a>http://www.atransformedlife.org/</a>
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THANK YOU to The Brogan family of Center Mass Tactical Training for being a GOLD SPONSOR at the Autumn Under the Stars event on Sunday Oct. 11th in Johns Creek. <a href=”http://www.cmttgroup.com/“>www.cmttgroup.com</a>
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/carl.jpg” width=”115″ height=”115″ />THANK YOU to Carl Black for being a PLATINUM PLUS SPONSOR at the Autumn Under the Stars event on Sunday Oct. 11th in Johns Creek! Abuse hurts everyone. It not only hurts the primary victim but the secondary and tertiary as well. The consequences do not end when the abuse does. The effects go on for generations. Meeting the needs of hurting people will not only help them individually but will strengthen their families, give their own children a better start in life, and in turn, will benefit all of society. Mr. and Mrs. S, you gave given the most important gift of all….a chance as learning the ‘tools” to help survivors and their struggles. THANK YOU!<a href=”http://www.carlblack.com/” rel=”nofollow”> www.carlblack.com</a>
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/Salon.png” width=”103″ height=”104″ />THANK YOU to Helen Loiacono of Dea Salon and Boutique for being a GOLD SPONSOR at the Autumn Under the Stars event on Sunday Oct. 11th in Johns Creek. One of Racheal’s Rest’s immediate goals are to raise scholarship money for survivors who cannot afford the retreat participation amount of $1200 per person (for children and one accompanying adult, the cost averages $1500). <a>http://deasalonboutique.com/</a>
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THANK YOU to The Hawkins family for being a BRONZE SPONSOR at the Autumn Under the Stars event on Sunday Oct. 11th in Johns Creek
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THANK YOU Dr. Karen McDonald for being a PLATINUM PLUS SPONSOR at the Autumn Under the Stars event on Sunday Oct. 11th in Johns Creek. Guys, Karen is the founder and president of Racheal’s Rest. She has donated this large gift in memory of her late husband Jim McDonald. He loved the Marines, his friends, his family and above all…is faith. Racheal’s Rest was their dream and they would not be here without his support and guidance. Thank you Dr. Karen!
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/thank-you5.jpg” width=”105″ height=”105″ />THANK YOU to The Copassaki family for being a BRONZE SPONSOR at the Autumn Under the Stars event on Sunday Oct. 11th in Johns Creek. A large part of Racheal’s Rest is helping the participants understand how their past has influenced their current reality and how it will impact their future if they let it. Changing the message of shame is vital to healing. Thank you for donating and helping others!!
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/Ga-Pump-Inc.gif” width=”186″ height=”61″ />We would like to thank Wes Paine with Georgia Pump for becoming a PLATINUM SPONSOR for the AUTUMN UNDER THE STARS event in Johns Creek on Sunday, October 11th from 4:00-9:00pm! Since 1982, Georgia Pump has proudly served customers with a variety of services such as Machining, Welding, Fabrication, and Pump Repair.  Their well-equipped machinery combined with extensive process knowledge deliver superior industry results. In addition, they can provide on site pickup and delivery services.
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/tmj.png” width=”186″ height=”53″ />We would like to thank Dr. Maggan with the Center for TMJ for becoming a SILVER SPONSOR for the AUTUMN UNDER THE STARS event in Johns Creek on Sunday, October 11th from 4:00-9:00pm! They are Atlanta’s premiere resource in the understanding of Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and Sleep Apnea. Their dedicated professionals can provide you with the knowledge you need to improve your quality of life through advanced diagnostic procedures and therapy techniques. They offer a wide variety of services, so feel free to contact them with any questions you have, and sign up for their In-Office consultation to get started on your way to a healthier and more fulfilling future.
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/maris-NEW-logo.jpg” width=”279″ height=”76″ />WOW! Racheal’s Rest really does not know where to begin with all the THANK YOU’S to Mari’s Cucina, Carrie, Adam and their team of friends, family, and patrons! Mari’s Cucina is hosting an event called Autumn Under the Starts and Racheal’s Rest is their featured charity. This event is on Sunday Oct. 11th, 2015 from 4-9pm. There will be a silent auction, red carpet photos, media wall, vendors, DJ, live band, MARI’S FOOD, drinks and MORE! Thank you for everything! <a href=”http://www.mariscucina.com/“>www.mariscucina.com</a>
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/The-Wine-Gorilla-Club-Logo.png” width=”93″ height=”93″ />BIG THANK YOU to The Wine Gorilla & Italian Market in Johns Creek for your support! We are looking forward to a wonderful relationship with you and your company! They will donate $50 in YOUR name, to Racheal’s Rest, for every Wine Gorilla Club Membership purchased from August 10th – October 31st, 2015. All you have to do is mention Racheal’s Rest when signing up and they will do the rest! <a>www.winegorilla.co</a>
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/thank-you1.jpg” width=”100″ height=”62″ />THANK YOU David and Nancy Young for your generous gift! Mari’s Cucina and Social House & Racheal’s Rest would like to THANK YOU for your BRONZE SPONSORSHIP level donation for the Autumn Under the Stars event on on October 11th, 2015. This is a wonderful way to have a bit of fun in the Johns Creek community while introducing Racheal’s Rest to their community. Nancy, you have given support to Racheal’s Rest many times over the years and we thank you!
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/portrait-painting-pets-dog.jpg” width=”137″ height=”101″ />To the Dearest Emily C – Your BRONZE SPONSORSHIP that was donated in memory of your friend’s dog “PUMPKIN” pulled at our heart strings. THANK YOU!The West Marietta City Improvement Group, Racheal’s Rest and The Riddle of Penelope’s Pet’s would like to THANK YOU for being a SILVER SPONSOR at the Whitlock Festival at The Barn on Sunday Sept. 20th, 2015. Please contact wmcig30064@gmail.com for SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES!
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/Carriage-oaks1.jpg” width=”66″ height=”118″ />Carriage Oaks Home Owners Association – THANK YOU THANK YOU! The West Marietta City Improvement Group, Racheal’s Rest and The Riddle of Penelope’s Pet’s would like to THANK YOU for being a SILVER SPONSOR at the Whitlock Festival at The Barn on Sunday Sept. 20th, 2015. It is AMAZING how your subdivision just JUMPED RIGHT IN! We all look forward to seeing you at the festival!! Please contact wmcig30064@gmail.com for SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES.
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/Kenn-image–-Rick.jpg” width=”121″ height=”81″ />To the wonderful Richard Maher Family – The West Marietta City Improvement Group, Racheal’s Rest and The Riddle of Penelope’s Pet’s would like to THANK YOU for being a SILVER SPONSOR at the Whitlock Festival at The Barn on Sunday Sept. 20th, 2015.This is a wonderful way to have a bit of fun in our community while introducing these two wonderful charities to our neighbors. Your support in your community dose NOT go unnoticed and we thank you for your support! Please contact wmcig30064@gmail.com for SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES!
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/chick-fil-a.jpg” alt=”” width=”117″ height=”88″ />WOW! Another great day! We are proud to announce that Chick-fil-A has become a supporter of Racheal’s Rest! We wanted to give a HUGE shout out and THANK YOU to the Dwarf House Chick-fl-a on 92/575! We had a BLAST on Thursday the 16th at the Racheal’s Rest Fundraiser Spirit Day/Night! They have invited us back!
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<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/Tactoberfest-beach-logo.jpg” alt=”” width=”238″ height=”88″ />Racheal’s Rest would like to THANK and give a big SHOUT OUT to the admin of <a href=”https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tactoberfest/373032442897611?fref=ts“>Tactoberfest</a> ! We have just received word that Racheal’s Rest will be one of Tactoberfest’s featured charities!
The First Annual Tactoberfest is a trade show which showcases the teachings of firearms, martial arts and self-reliance instructors from across the country. There will be scheduled classes to participate in and they will be taught through live fire courses, demonstrations and lectures. Everything from precision shooting, combatives training, urban escape and survival, mindset and tactics lectures, basic handgun courses, sustainable living and other topics will be covered. Throw in an incredible array of vendors coming in support and combine it with a weekend at the beach in North Carolina and it will be good ol’ American fun for the whole family. October 3rd and 4th 2015
They support RR because “the reason we train in self defense/weapons/mind set is to save lives and protect our loved ones from harm. This includes strangers…women and children who have been a victim of abuse and domestic violence. It is an honor to help”.
If you would like to “support” their event, please LIKE <a href=”https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tactoberfest/373032442897611?fref=ts“>their Facebook page</a> and help spread the word! <a href=”http://www.cmttgroup.com/“>Center Mass Tactical Training</a>, <a href=”http://www.fusionfitnessandmma.com/“>Fusion Fitness and Mixed Martial Arts</a>and <a href=”http://www.thecompletecombatant.com/“>The Complete Combatant</a> (Shelley Hill) will be instructors at this event! All 3 of these businesses are current supporters and have held fundraisers and made donations to Racheal’s Rest! Special thank you to Luke Cain of <a href=”https://www.facebook.com/pages/GO-Shooting-Academy-Self-Reliance-Center/143599685730503?fref=ts“>GO Shooting Academy & Self Reliance Center</a> for all you do!
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/crossroads%20home%20depot%20logo.jpg” alt=”” width=”110″ />Thank you goes out the Jessica T. and Home Depot! Over 2 years ago HD welcomed Racheal’s Rest into their 100% employee donation match program! Jessica is a huge supporter of Racheal’s Rest and usually donates many times per year and HD MATCHES HER DONATION! Thank you again…..going to the mail box and receiving this extra gift is amazing!
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/DSC02493.JPG” alt=”” width=”140″ height=”107″ />Our April Child Abuse Prevention “POT OF CARDS” raffle was a huge success! There are so many people to thank….I’m not sure where to begin! Lets start with a big thank you to all the companies that donated a gift card…..thank you to all the businesses that sold raffle tickets….that you to all the behind the scene volunteers…..thank you to all who purchased the raffle tickets…..thank you to everyone that made this raffle a big hit!
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/B4H-photo.jpg” alt=”” width=”150″ /><strong>THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!</strong>We will start with that! What a wonderful night! We would like to thank Blad4Him for donating their time, energy and talants to help raise awareness during April Child Abuse Prevention Month! We would like to thank Summit Baptist Church, Mt. Paran’s 2nd graders, LGE Foundation and all of our volunteers and supporters for this amazing fundraising night!
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/moes-logo-smaller.jpg” alt=”” width=”150″ />Thank you so much to Moes for letting us participate in your Spirit Night in April for Child Abuse Prevention Month! This night was more than we could have imagined! Your staff was amazing. Your clients were supportive. Your food was top notch! THANK YOU and we look forward to seeing you again in October!
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/Protectice-St-logo.png” alt=”” width=”231″ />We would like to thank Cassie Schlosser, the President of Protective Structures. They are the newest company to partner up with Racheal’s Rest! Protective Structures, Ltd. specializes in providing bullet resistant materials, components and custom <a title=”Browse Our Bullet Resistant Assemblies” href=”http://protectivestructures.com/products/bullet-resistant-transaction-products/“>bullet resistant assemblies</a>, as well as a full line of products offering tornado and wind protection to include commercial and <a href=”http://protectivestructures.com/products/storm-shelters-doors-and-windows/“>residential </a><a title=”Browse Our Storm Shelters” href=”http://protectivestructures.com/products/storm-shelters-doors-and-windows/“>storm shelters</a>, <a title=”Browse Our Safe Rooms” href=”http://protectivestructures.com/products/secure-safe-rooms/“>safe rooms</a>, storm shelter doors and windows. Protective Structures, Ltd. is known for providing the highest quality security solutions in the industry. Focusing on both residential and commercial markets, Protective Structures, Ltd. features six branded product lines, allowing us to service every need & application and be a “one-stop shop” for our customers & clients. One of our board members has worked with this company before and they are highly recommended!
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/DSC02499.JPG” alt=”” width=”158″ height=”143″ />Thank you thank you thank you to Gianni Cerretani! We are so very blessed to have Gianni as supporter….thank you thank you thank you!
Gianni Cerretani, <i>Mortgage Loan Originator,</i> <i>NMLS #787898</i>
<i>HomeBridge Financial Services, Inc.</i>
112 TownPark Drive, Suite 300
Kennesaw, GA 30144
DIRECT: <a href=”tel:4042139663“>(404) 213-9663</a> E-FAX: <a href=”tel:8662640224“>(866)-264-0224</a>
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What a fantastic night! Canyon’s in downtown Woodstock, Ga. hosted a fantastic fundraiser for Racheal’s Rest! All you had to do is say “I support Racheal’s Rest” and Canyons will donate 15% of the price of your meal to us! They said this was one of the most profitable Tuesday nights for them and one of the best fundraisers that they have had the pleasure to be a part of so they UPPED the amount to 20%! <strong>THANK YOU </strong>TO THE MANAGERS MARC BULES & TRE TYNDALL AND TO EVERYONE THAT TOOK TIME OUT OF THEIR BUSY SCHEDULES TO HAVE A BURGER WITH US ON THIS BEAUTIFUL TUESDAY NIGHT! WE ARE BLESSED!
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/Points-North-mag-April-2015.jpg” alt=”” width=”123″ />Today we received word that Racheal’s Rest has a wonderful write up in Points North Magazine ! Since May 2000, Points North Atlanta has become the most popular magazine for residents and business owners in Atlanta’s northern communities. A “must-read,” Points North provides engaging, informing and entertaining information to its affluent audience, reporting on subjects pertaining to an upscale, active lifestyle. THANK YOU Points North for showing your support for Racheal’s Rest and helping to raise awareness during Child Abuse Prevention Month!
<img class=”alignleft” src=”http://www.rachealsrest.org/assets/images/ibm.jpg” alt=”” width=”100″ height=”75″ />Racheal’s Rest has been approved to be added to the IBM Employee Charitable Contribution Campaign (ECCC) List as of April 1, 2015! Racheal’s Rest’s <strong>IBM ECCC CODE: 0V647.</strong> Special THANK YOU to one of our supporters Pam Lee for nominating Racheal’s Rest! We are growing strong because of volunteers like you!
<strong>Raffle coming soon! THANK YOU to all who have donated to our “Gift Card Raffle” with $5 or $10 off coupons, free dinners and free item gift cards to help raise awareness for April Child Abuse Prevention  Month!</strong>
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Big time THANK YOU to HomeBridge/Homes for Heroes for featuring Racheal’s Rest at their Italian Festival luncheon in February! They accepted donations on our behalf, handed out our Gift Opportunities tabloid and raised $300 to add to our Retreat Center Fund! THANK YOU!
Racheal’s Rest is so happy to announce that one of Fusion MMA’s students had a project at the Marietta Middle School that involved Racheal’s Rest! The project dictates that A.C. pick a nonprofit organization and make up a fundraiser to help that specific community. She has chosen Racheal’s Rest to receive these benefits! All funds will go into Racheal’s Rest’s general scholarship fund. This project is to help her learn some valuable lessons when it comes to charity work, fundraising, managing a project, dealing with marketing, handling money, presentations, and obviously more! A.C. has finished her MYP project for 7th grade and not only did she log more than 25 hours of community service with Racheal’s Rest but she raised a whole lot of money for our general scholarship fund! Thanks to all of you, as well as a corporate matching donation, she raised a total of $2,818. THAT’S A WHOLE LOT OF COOKIES!!!! I have to admit…those are some mighty fine cookies! THANK YOU!
We would like to thank John Golden LMT,CMMP for donating two 60 minute MASSAGE THERAPY sessions to raffle off as gifts for loved ones this Valentine’s Day!! It was a very successful fundraiser and all gifts went into Racheal’s Rest’s General Scholarship Fund. The winners not only received a nice framed certificate, but their Valentine’s name has been added to Racheal’s Rest’s website under “Our Supporters” in honor of them and this charitable donation!
The two raffle winners were Livia S. and Rachel B! These two charitable donations were made in honor of you both by a loved one. Happy Valentine’s Day and thank you for your support.
Schwab Charitable has joined our family of partners! Schwab Charitable was created in 1999 as a national donor-advised fund with a mission to increase charitable giving nationwide by making charitable giving accessible, flexible and simple for individuals, families and their advisors. A Schwab Charitable donor-advised fund account allows investors to contribute cash or appreciated assets to a charitable account to realize the greatest possible tax benefits and then support their favorite charities over time. Thank you so much for the wonderful gift!
Racheal’s Rest is so happy to announce that we were chosen by the LGE Foundation to be a Tier 1 recipient of their fundraising efforts in 2015! We are in good company as the other Tier 1 organizations are Calvary Children’s Home, SafePath, Warehouse of Hope, MUST Ministries, Next Step, CASA, City of Refuge and us! Annually, the LGE Community Outreach Foundation organizes and conducts fundraisers to raise money to contribute to local non-profit organizations. Please visit their website for more information about the LGE Foundation or to donate directly!
We would like to give a BIG welcome to The Heart of Illinois United Way! As the largest non-governmental funder of health and human care services in central Illinois, the Heart of Illinois United Way is dedicated to ensuring the people in our communities have access to the education, income and health programs they need. Thank you for the interest in Racheal’s Rest and we look forward to our partnership!