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The Season to Give

You might remember the story of the “Secret Santa” who showed up on Staten Island during the 2012 Christmas season, a couple months after Superstorm Sandy devastated the area. The anonymous benefactor, a man with a big heart, walked the worst hit areas, handing out hundred dollar bills to help people with their Christmas shopping....

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Dedicating The George Shinn Foundation Clinic in Haiti

The George Shinn Foundation team has just returned from an amazing trip to Haiti. The House of Hope Clinic there was officially dedicated and named The George Shinn Foundation Clinic. Our partnership with the Amer-Haitian Bon Zami House of Hope (HOH) has helped accomplish great things for the community of Tabarre, a suburb located in...

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Raising the Next Generation of Leaders

This guest post is written by Ben Comer, executive director since 2002 of Next Generation, a non-profit organization based in Louisiana that works to inspire, encourage, and equip student and adult leaders to impact middle and high school students through the message of moral decision-making and character-based leadership. Change the campus, change the culture. That’s...

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The George Shinn Foundation Partners With Deer Run Camps and Retreats

Recently The George Shinn Foundation made a commitment to help Deer Run Camps and Retreats expand their ministry in support of their mission: To transform lives through a passionate relationship with Jesus Christ while connecting with others in a camp or retreat setting. 
 Deer Run is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nondenominational Christian camp and retreat...

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Shinn Donated Car Raises $100K For Wounded Warriors

All eyes were on the gorgeous red, white, and blue 2007 Ford Stryker Mustang as it was ushered on to the auction block by wounded veterans during the Mecum Muscle Cars & More auction in Dallas Sept. 6. When the gavel fell, $100,000 was raised for The Roever Foundation’s Operation Warrior RECONnect. The George Shinn...

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Donated Mustang auctioned off to benefit Roever Foundation

On September 6, 2013, at 6 PM CST, The George Shinn Foundation will be offering George Shinn’s custom 2007 Ford Stryker Mustang up for auction at the Mecum Muscle Cars & More event in Dallas. All proceeds from the auction will benefit The Roever Foundation and its Operation Warrior RECONnect program which helps wounded veterans...

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Shinn Donation Continues to Help Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute

In January 2012, the George Shinn Foundation made a $100,000 donation to Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Today, Fruitland is making great use of that donation and has accomplished many things they never imagined would be possible. One of the main purposes of the donation was to help with accreditation expenses, and...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Dear readers, I hope you have a beautiful Thanksgiving, filled with the love and laughter of friends, family, and loved ones. Indeed, I have much for which I’m thankful and gratefully acknowledge God as the Giver of every good and perfect gift. Blessings to you this Thanksgiving! George

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A Christmas Blessing for a Family in Need

Yesterday, we were able to share some Christmas cheer with Christina Reeves and her family. Christina was recently injured in a car wreck while trying to help her family make ends meet. When I saw news coverage about her accident and resulting injuries from crashing her Jeep into a ravine earlier this month, I felt...

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Shinn helps NBA analyst Kenny Smith give back to New Orleans

On Saturday, February 15th, The George Shinn Foundation is delighted to sponsor a major outreach effort in New Orleans during NBA All Star Weekend with TNT NBA analyst Kenny Smith. Kenny and the AIM High Foundation are teaming with Feed The Children to present “The Kenny Smith Experience” to help New Orleans children and families...