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Announcing our new CEO DePriest Waddy

Announcing our new CEO DePriest Waddy

The Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia announced it has selected DePriest Waddy as the organization’s next President and CEO. DePriest, currently Chief Executive Officer of Atlanta nonprofit Families First, will assume his new role on June 1.  “I am thrilled...

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Jim Steele Environmental Education Scholarship Fund

Jim Steele Environmental Education Scholarship Fund

He spent 38 years serving as Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Chief Operation Officer. During his career, L. “Jim” Steele built 97 schools – more than any other single person in the country. Last year, L. “Jim” Steele passed away but not before...

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The story behind Kaitlyn’s Caring Heart Foundation

The story behind Kaitlyn’s Caring Heart Foundation

By the time she was 13, Kaitlyn Dixon had been to more doctor appointments than most of us will experience in a lifetime. She was born with a heart condition that led to her needing a heart transplant at 13, and yet, she never wanted the focus to be on her. “She...

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Jim Steele Environmental Education Scholarship Fund

Jim Steele Environmental Education Scholarship Fund

He spent 38 years serving as Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Chief Operation Officer. During his career, L. “Jim” Steele built 97 schools – more than any other single person in the country. Last year, L. “Jim” Steele passed away but not before...

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Growing their Giving

Growing their Giving

Meet the young couple practicing philanthropy in the community they grew up in Their story is all about community. The Gwinnett community they grew up in – a mile away from each other but never really connecting until after college. Their school community,...

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The story behind Kaitlyn’s Caring Heart Foundation

The story behind Kaitlyn’s Caring Heart Foundation

By the time she was 13, Kaitlyn Dixon had been to more doctor appointments than most of us will experience in a lifetime. She was born with a heart condition that led to her needing a heart transplant at 13, and yet, she never wanted the focus to be on her. “She...

read more
Jim Steele Environmental Education Scholarship Fund

Jim Steele Environmental Education Scholarship Fund

He spent 38 years serving as Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Chief Operation Officer. During his career, L. “Jim” Steele built 97 schools – more than any other single person in the country. Last year, L. “Jim” Steele passed away but not before...

read more
Growing their Giving

Growing their Giving

Meet the young couple practicing philanthropy in the community they grew up in Their story is all about community. The Gwinnett community they grew up in – a mile away from each other but never really connecting until after college. Their school community,...

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