Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Tennies for Teenz - making a difference this Christmas

Dear Friends of Leading Home Care, Caregiver Quality Assurance®, and The Academy for Private Duty Home Care®,

December is a time of celebration, family, gift giving, and making a difference.  I'm sure you have a number of charities and worthy causes that you support and we applaud you for that.  If you have a few minutes and a few dollars left in your charitable giving account, I'd like to ask you to take a look at a very special program that we have started this year at Leading Home Care.

Here's the story.  

My wife and business partner, Elizabeth Jeffries, and I actively support a social service agency here in Louisville called MaryhurstMaryhurst is a not-for-profit social service organization that provides housing, education, and support to children who have been removed from their homes in crisis because they have been abused or neglected.  For many of these young people, Maryhurst is the only answer.  Recognized as one of the few agencies in the country that is capable of caring for teenage girls who are among the most traumatized victims, Maryhurst helps those who have no where else to turn for healing and hope.

The short story is that when these girls arrive at Maryhurst, they often have all of the possessions in a garbage bag.  They have few clothes and no tennis shoes.  The facility has a new gym and activities center, and the CEO, Judy Lambert, asked us to help stock a closet of tennis shoes and gym clothes for the new kids coming in.   Read ...

We'll Match Your Gift 

If you are willing to dig in and give us $10, $25, $50, or $100, we'll match it.  Click on the link below and read the full story.  Then make a donation.  Our goal is to raise $3,000 for the "Tennies for Teenz" program for 2014.  Every little bit helps, so if you would like to support us, we'd really appreciate it.

Best wishes for a joyous Christmas and a prosperous New Year!


Stephen Tweed, CSP
Leading Home Care ... a Tweed Jeffries company 
Past President, National Speakers Association
Past President, NSA Kentucky
Immediate Past Chair, NSA Foundation

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