Thanks Mom & Dad Fund Helps More Than 10,000 Georgia Seniors Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic

ATLANTA – The Thanks Mom & Dad Fund, an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting programs and initiatives for seniors, has identified and funded efforts designed to assist older Georgians during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Thanks to a $50,000 grant from Anthem Foundation, the charitable arm of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Amerigroup in […]

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New Partners Fighting Spread of COVID-19 Among Elderly

New Partners Fighting Spread of COVID-19 Among Elderly What do a charity, a State Senator, an insurance company and medical students have in common?  The answer is fighting the spread of COVID-19 among the elderly. New partnerships are doing that in Georgia. The Thanks Mom & Dad Fund, State Senator P.K. Martin, and medical students from […]

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Thanks Mom & Dad Fund Announces COVID-19 Funding

THANKS MOM & DAD FUND ANNOUNCES COVID-19 FUNDING Older adults across Georgia face critical needs    (Atlanta, April 27, 2020) Thanks Mom & Dad Fund® is partnering with Anthem Foundation, the charitable arm of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Amerigroup in Georgia, to support critical unmet needs for older adults across Georgia. “Seniors […]

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2019-2020 Grantees Announced

THANKS MOM & DAD FUND ANNOUNCES GRANTS More than 80 programs serving older adults receive funding    (Atlanta, February 19, 2020) Thanks Mom & Dad Fund®, a charity that honors parents, grandparents and mentors by supporting programs and services for older adults announced the award of 86 grants across Georgia totaling $180,000. The Board of […]

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Honorary Contributions and Memorial Gifts

During the holiday season and throughout the year it can be hard to find the perfect gift for someone who has helped you. Whether a mentor who helped you move up the ranks or a grandparent who taught your child how to whistle, finding the best way to say “thank you” can be hard. With […]

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Kelly receives award

Jane Kennedy Excellence in Aging Award

(Atlanta, September 12, 2019) Maureen Kelly, a Lawrenceville resident and founder of Thanks Mom & Dad Fund, received a top honor from Southeast Association of Area Agencies on Aging. “The Jane Kennedy Award is the most prestigious and one of the most long-standing awards in the History of the Southeast Association of Area Agencies on […]

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Thanks Mom & Dad Fund Announces Grants

PROGRAMS FOR OLDER GEORGIANS RECIEVE GRANTS Senior Centers across Georgia receive funds to test new programs and buy equipment (Atlanta, February 12, 2018) Thanks Mom & Dad Fund®, a charity that honors parents, grandparents and mentors by supporting programs and services for older adults, distributed 64 grants across Georgia,  Thanks Mom & Dad Fund awarded […]

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Thanksgiving: The Original Proclamation

While many gather with friends and loved ones to celebrate and be thankful today, the first Thanksgiving Proclamation for George Washington set this national holiday. Read the full proclamation and view the original document on the National Archives website at founders.archives.gov Thanksgiving Proclamation [New York, 3 October 1789] By the President of the United States of […]

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Trustee Tom Baxter on South African artist

By Tom Baxter June 28, 2018 The best parts of any trip are serendipitous. Toward the end of a recent visit to South Africa, my wife and I stopped by the Iziko South African National Gallery in Cape Town, and discovered a special exhibition of works by the South African artist Lionel Davis. Neither of […]

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DHS Commissioner Robyn Crittenden is One on One with Jocelyn Dorsey

Department of Human Services Commissioner Robyn Crittenden joins WSB-TV’s Jocelyn Dorsey to discuss the Senior Center Innovation grants from this past year.  

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