Charlotte: Holiday event raises funds
Updated: December 5, 2013 at 6:35 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The 4th Annual Evening of Hope & Inspiration fundraising concert held on Nov. 23 raised $7,500 to benefit the Jeanne White-Ginder Food Pantry at Different Roads Home, 15905 Brookway Dr., Suite 4203.
The funds will enable the organization to assist up to 300 individuals in need.
Additionally, awards were given to three advocates for their service to the community. They were Rodney Tucker, executive director of Time Out Youth; Shane Windmeyer, executive director and founder of Campus Pride; and Tommy Feldman, publisher of Charlotte Pocket Rocket.
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