“With my mom’s support, our principal and the student council, my idea came to life and blossomed into a huge event for our school and fundraiser for various charities,” said Fosdick. “Don’t think that just because you’re a kid, that you’re too young to make a difference. Be fearless, be confident and whatever ideas you have — believe in them!”
In the past, Simpson’s Got Talent has benefited “Pennies for Patients” (Leukemia and Lymphoma Society) and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. In its four years, the talent show has raised over $6,000 for charitable organizations.
In other news: The Kroger Atlanta Division's annual charity golf tournament raised more than $226,420 to benefit the ALS Association of Georgia. Held on May 1 at Eagle's Landing Country Club in Stockbridge, Ga., the record-setting fundraising achievement will go directly toward the association's programs including: Sally Panfel In-Home Care Program, Medical Equipment Loan Program, Care Grant and Support Groups.
Who’s doing good?Each Tuesday, we write about charity events such as fun-runs, volunteer projects and other community gatherings that benefit a good cause. To suggest an event for us to cover, contact Devika Rao at doing.goodAJC@gmail.com