by Karen Briscoe
April 1, 2020
SPECIAL FUNDRAISER Supporting SHARE of McLean
April 14th, 2020 in McLean, VA
Support SHARE of McLean during the COVID-19 Crisis with HBC Group’s Community Charity Champions. Order CARRYOUT only Tuesday, April 14th, 2020 from 11:30 am to 8pm at Pulcinella Italian Host support SHARE. 70% of the proceeds from order will go directly to SHARE. Click here to view and print the flyer.
Orders placed for the fundraiser will be available for pickup only – no delivery, no dine-in.
SHARE, Inc. is a non-profit, nonsectarian, all-volunteer community relief organization helping people in need in McLean, Great Falls and Pimmit Hills area for over 40 years. They provide essential assistance through their food pantry, where people and families in need throughout the community can go for assistance with groceries. SHARE also provides emergency financial assistance, used furniture pick-up and delivery, distributes grocery gift cards at Thanksgiving and the holidays, holiday gifts, school supplies and rides to medical appointments.
" The Officers, Board, and volunteers of Share, Inc. are deeply grateful that HBC Group of KW has once again chosen SHARE as beneficiary of the fundraiser scheduled on September 10 at Pulcinella Italian Host Restaurant in McLean, VA. Local community sponsors like the HBC Group provide the lifeblood of support for SHARE, Incorporated. Your support throughout the years has enabled SHARE to help local families thrive and improve the quality of life for everyone in our community. Thank you for all you do for SHARE.”
Sponsors of the event are: Karen Briscoe and Lizzy Conroy with the HBC Group / Keller Williams Realty, Marcus Simon with EKKO Title, Kevin Dougherty of Pillar to Post, Kathy Neal of The Neal Team/SunTrust Mortgage, Jim Harris of BOWA, The Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce, and Moe Gariani with Pulcinella Italian Host.
About SHARE of McLean
Share Inc. is a non-profit organization established in 1969 by a coalition of local faith communities to help meet the emergency needs of the less fortunate in McLean and the nearby areas of Northern Virginia. They are an all-volunteer organization with no paid staff, no office, and no paid fundraisers- therefore virtually all donations get passed along to clients. Their clients include: economically distressed families and individuals, seniors living on limited pensions (often facing medical issues), impoverished immigrants, and victims of spousal abuse as well as recently homeless folks. Please visit the website, http://www.shareofmclean.org/, to learn more about the amazing services SHARE, Inc. provides and how you can help.
A note about Pulcinella Italian Host during COVID-19
Moe and his staff have been wonderful community supporters in McLean for years – hosting many social and fundraising gatherings. They are our biggest community supporter for CCC. During this crisis, they are trying to support their staff through a giving fund. Please consider donating: https://www.gofundme.com/f/pulcinella-restaurant-employee-relief-fund
About HBC Community Charity Champions
To date, Community Charity Champions has raised over $100,000 for the local non-profits and organizations. The HBC Group of Keller Williams Realty launched Community Charity Champions in 2012 as a venue to fundraise for local nonprofits. As good corporate citizens, Karen Briscoe and Lizzy Conroy were searching for a means to support charities in the community. The event is held on Tuesday evenings at Pulcinella Italian Host in McLean where a portion of the diner(s) is contributed to the charity of the month. Karen Briscoe and Lizzy Conroy were honored with the Corporate Social Responsibility award in 2012 by the Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce for the work HBC’s Community Charity Champions has done and continues to do for nonprofits in the area.