As I walked through the doors of Caring for Others Inc… I witnessed this extraordinary woman discipline her grandson. Being a typical toddler he became a little busy bee and grandma wasn’t having it! Oh yes, she was firm but I could sense the love in her heart for her family and community. It was my first introduction to Miss Eslene Richmond Shockley which said to me… “this person is driven, committed and on a mission to care for others.”
Caring For Others, Inc. (CFO) is a human services organization established in November 2001 to facilitate
personal dignity and provide basic necessities to economically-disadvantaged
individuals, senior citizens, the disabled, the unemployed, and families with
Launched in March 2013, Helping Hart provides assistance to those in need of clothing from the unfortunate loss of job, the tragedy of a natural disaster, homelessness or other adverse loss our neighbors might have incurred. In short, Helping Hart is a mechanism where people can purchase great quality clothing and inexpensive prices while providing an outlet to directly help those in need due to unforeseen loss.
Locals (adults) were able to stop by the community center and pick out 3 top quality polo shirts provided by Hartwell Industries, an apparel supplier and decorator based in Hartwell, GA.
Caring for Others, located at 3537 Browns Mill Road also has a store with designer clothes and furniture! ALL of the proceeds are used to run the organization. I couldn’t help but show my support by shopping 🙂
• Disaster Relief • Children and Adult New Clothing Bank • Community Holiday Giving • Food Assistance • Life Skills/Financial Management Training • New Furniture Bank • Rent/Mortgage Assistance • Utility Assistance • Supplementary Assistance for Senior/Disabled • Youth Mentoring & Education • Community Holiday Giving • CareMart
The warehouse is FILLED with top quality items for the community!
I truly enjoyed meeting everyone and was encouraged go out and support more efforts. Check out the pics I captured of this great event and movement.