Wednesday, February 17, 2010

It's All About the Location

As I mentioned before, the Every Penny Counts fundraiser will kick-off on March 1, 2010. Our goal is to raise $2,000 in six weeks and I think we can do it!!

Here is a list of participating locations.

Bella Jack’s
Spoiled the Salon
Briar Patch Bridal and Formal Wear
Nationwide Insurance – Cheryl Gorton-Long
Physicians Specialty Hospital
Boars Head Barbeque
Willy D’s
Clinique – NWA Mall
Bronson Abstract Co.
Fayetteville Collision Center
Johnson Hardware

Huntsville/Hindsville Area:
Home and Heart
Cut Loose Salon
Presley Chapel Women’s Group
Mrs. Spurlock’s 2nd Grade Class - Watson Primary
Huntsville United Methodist Church
Huntsville Middle School Teachers
Clifty General Store
Fauxever Yours

JB Hunt
Allstate Little Agency
Coleman Children’s Academy
Westside Family Clinic
Pinnacle Air

Central Arkansas:
Bank of Oklahoma (BOK)
Arkansas Children’s Hospital NICU

If you would like your location added to the list please email

Thank you to everyone who has volunteered to help with this fundraiser!!! We appreciate it more than you know!!


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Friday, February 12, 2010

It's Been Awhile

It has been quite a while since we have updated the blog!

We have lots of exciting things planned for 2010! We are hosting a poker run with a bit of a twist late this Spring that is sure to be lots of fun! We are hosting the 3rd Annual Jack Ryan Gillham Memorial Golf Tournament this Summer and in October we will host the 4th Annual Jack's Baby Shower.

In addition to those events we are doing a couple of new fundraisers this year. On March 1st we are launching "Every Penny Counts." There will be donation jars set up at locations in Northwest and Central Arkansas where people can donate their spare change. This fundraiser will run for six weeks. On March 1st the donation jars wil be dropped off at various locations and on April 15th we will pick them up. The place who has raised the most funds will receive a JRG Foundation t-shirt for all participants and will be featured in the local newspaper. We have had a tremendous response to this fundraiser and we are looking forward to seeing how much money can be raised just by collecting spare change. Every Penny Counts!! :)

In other exciting news, the JRG Foundation was featured in a local magazine in January. You can click here to read the article. Thanks to Peekaboo Magazine for the wonderful article!

The 3rd Annual Jack's Baby Shower was the most successful one to date. We collected tons of donations for Arkansas Children's Hospital NICU and Ronald McDonald House! Thank you to all of those who donated!!

As always, thank you for your support!! Stay tuned for updates on The Jack Ryan Gillham Foundation!