Giving Thanks… Huckaby Briscoe Conroy (HBC) Group Donates $1,000 to SHARE
Community Charity Champions (CCC) gives back to local charity in McLean
By Lizzy Conroy
McLean, VA. – In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Huckaby Briscoe Conroy (HBC) Group at Keller Williams McLean donated $1,000 as part of their Community Charity Champions program to give back to local charity groups. The donation is made by the support of Lizzy Conroy, Karen Briscoe and Jenny McClintock through the HBC Group Community Charity Champions. Receiving the donation for SHARE was Nicki Watts, office manager and board member of SHARE. The check presentation took place at SHARE of McLean on Wednesday, October 27, 2021. The donation goes towards a food pantry annex at Lewinsville Retirement Residence, where clients can receive groceries without leaving their building, which is important during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Community Charity Champions was organized by HBC Group in 2012 to support local charities and organizations. Within the past 9 years, over $100,000 has been raised. HBC Group’s Karen Briscoe expressed, “The mission of our team is to help our community. We live here, we work here, and we give back here!” Being able to give back through SHARE is a fantastic opportunity, and HBC Group is grateful for having a role in impacting the lives of many families and individuals.
Lizzy Conroy, partner in HBC Group and resident of McLean, stated “We are all thankful for the opportunity to support the community. SHARE is an amazing organization, and we’re happy that we can take part in helping people in need.”
SHARE is a non-profit organization that supports the community by providing emergency financial assistance, food, and clothing. Established in 1969 by a coalition of local faith communities, SHARE seeks to help meet emergency needs of individuals in McLean and nearby areas of Northern Virginia. The organization also provides back to school supplies, technology, and furniture for those in need. They have been serving McLean for 50 years, making a positive impact on the community. Last year, the organization provided services to approximately 1,500 families including 4,000 household members, most of whom are children. As an all-volunteer organization, SHARE is always looking for new volunteers.
SHARE President states, “We give our time and efforts to those we serve — the many who have far less than we have.” The organization not only aids families during difficult times, but they provide ways for families to have a meal together, or for a child to have the opportunity to take part in student clubs and activities. The efforts of SHARE go beyond providing in the present, and their mission is to bring families and members of the community closer together.