2021 GNFCC Nonprofit Award Winners: Holly York, North Fulton Community Charities and Amy O’Dell, Jacob’s Ladder (GNFCC 400 Insider, Episode 65)
The two winners of the 2021 GNFCC Nonprofit of the Year were welcomed to this edition of the GNFCC 400 Insider. Holly York, Executive Director with North Fulton Community Charities, and Amy O’Dell, Founder of Jacob’s Ladder Neurodevelopment School and Therapy Center, joined host Tori Kerlin, Communications Coordinator at GNFCC, to discuss the tremendous work their respective organizations do. The GNFCC 400 Insider is presented by the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce and produced by the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX®.
North Fulton Community Charities, Holly York, Executive Director
North Fulton Community Charities assists residents living in North Fulton serving the cities of Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Mountain Park and Roswell with short-term emergency needs. NFCC collaborates with many local providers to provide the resources necessary to help individuals and families remain stable in our community. NFCC provides services in English and Spanish.
Since 1983, North Fulton Community Charities (NFCC) has addressed homelessness and hunger in North Fulton. Each year the agency serves close to 10,000 individuals with emergency need in the cities of Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Mountain Park and Roswell.
Qualified residents can receive:
- Emergency financial assistance for housing, utilities, medical care, transportation and other necessities.
- Food and staples
- Clothing using vouchers to purchase clothing from the NFCC Thrift Shop.
- Education for workforce development and life skills workshops to help move toward financial stability and self-sufficiency.
Jacob’s Ladder Center, Amy O’Dell, Founder and Executive Director
About GNFCC and “The GNFCC 400 Insider”
“The GNFCC 400 Insider” is presented by the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce (GNFCC) and is hosted by Kali Boatright, President and CEO of GNFCC. The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce is a private, non-profit, member-driven organization comprised of over 1400 business enterprises, civic organizations, educational institutions and individuals. Their service area includes Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Mountain Park, Roswell and Sandy Springs. GNFCC is the leading voice on economic development, business growth and quality of life issues in North Fulton County.
The GNFCC promotes the interests of our members by assuming a leadership role in making North Fulton an excellent place to work, live, play and stay. They provide one voice for all local businesses to influence decision makers, recommend legislation, and protect the valuable resources that make North Fulton a popular place to live.
For more information on GNFCC and its North Fulton County service area, follow this link or call (770) 993-8806. For more information on other GNFCC events such as this North Fulton Mayors Appreciation Lunch, follow this link.