Community Causes

Support Families Living with ASD
July 28, 2022

The North Georgia Autism Foundation’s mission is to help families through their journey as they raise a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder. They offer much-needed support to families through an array of resources designed to remove barriers to success. Raising a child with autism can be difficult – whether it be the caretaking itself or […]

Make a Change!
April 28, 2022

Autism is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder that affects a person’s responsive and interactive behavior. It requires sensitivity and a certain intensity of the traits that affect social development for diagnosis. Autism includes persistent deficits in social communication and interactions. People who have autism also face difficulties in social and emotional reciprocity and a reduced interest […]

Born To Stand Out: Supporting Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
January 31, 2022

Autism and other developmental disabilities don’t share one face. There can be a lot of variation in how autism presents itself from person to person. This presents challenges for day-to-day life for families with children on the autism spectrum. Like any kid, they also need access to regular education and other opportunities that help them […]

The Mission is Nutrition!
October 27, 2021

Feed Fannin is a local non-profit located in Blue Ridge, GA. Their grassroots work has impacted the lives of so many families in our communities from nutrition education to food resiliency and self-sufficiency. They also work with local partners and volunteers to deliver nutritionally-rich foods to low-income individuals. We can’t help but be compelled by their […]

Special Olympics we Support!
July 26, 2021

Nearly one-fifth of all Americans, that’s more than 54 million live with a physical, sensory, or intellectual disability. These stats made us aware of the great opportunity to raise awareness for the Special Olympics of Fannin County. We can’t help but feel inspired by the dedication and commitment this non-profit has to support young athletes […]

Making A Difference, One Home At A Time!
April 29, 2021

According to the United States Interagency Council, over 10,443 people are experiencing homelessness in Georgia. For Blue Ridge alone, the poverty rate is an estimated 20.2% (Data USA). As avid members and advocates for all people in our community, we want to bring awareness to this growing issue and support organizations working tirelessly to change […]

Bridging the Gap: Equal Access For All!
January 26, 2021

According to the CDC, 1 in 54 children is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder each year. Children and adults on the autism spectrum have a developmental disability that makes it challenging to communicate and interact with others. The “spectrum” in ASD refers to the range in symptoms and severity among those diagnosed. Research shows that […]

Turning Dreams Into Reality
October 20, 2020

Since 1991, The Fannin Scholarship Foundation has been empowering high school students in our community, making their dreams of higher education a reality, while pushing them to excel and reach their goals. We believe that financial challenges should never impose limits on students’ access to higher education and their success in their future careers. Here […]

Shop with a Cop
July 29, 2020

Here at Kevin Panter Insurance, we continuously strive to use our resources for the good of the community. That’s why our new community cause campaign will be one of our local organizations: Fannin County Shop With A Cop. Shop with a Cop’s mission is to partake in a fun-filled day for a number of children […]

Food for Fannin Families
May 1, 2020

Feed Fannin is a grassroots non-profit whose mission is … “to educate and encourage our community towards self-sufficiency while providing food for those in need in Fannin County and the Copper Basin”. We wholeheartedly believe in the work they do to meet the immediate needs and transform the lives of those who are struggling to […]