Carrington Charitable Foundation (CCF), the nonprofit organization of The Carrington Companies, hosted its second Annual Gala at the Belle Haven Club in Greenwich, Conn. to raise funds to support CCF’s critical and innovative programs that provide Mobility, Stability, Purpose and Prosperity for Veterans returning from post-September 11 battlefields.
“We are deeply grateful to our donors for their continued generosity and support of our mission,” said Shelly Lawrence, Executive Director of Community Relations, Carrington Charitable Foundation. “Our commitment to supporting America’s military heroes is ongoing and unwavering. The proceeds from this year’s Gala will do much to support CCF’s mission and the wounded Veterans we serve.”
The evening’s events were emceed by Rick Sharga, Carrington Mortgage Holdings Executive Vice President, and featured live and silent auctions, and wine cork pull. Guests bid on items including an exclusive vacation in Positano, Italy, and a wine tasting trip in Napa Valley. Gala guest speakers included four U.S. veterans who spoke about their personal experiences with CCF’s Signature Programs.
In addition to the annual Gala, CCF also hosts the Carrington Charitable Foundation Annual Golf Classic at The Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach, Calif. The 2018 event will take place on Oct. 8, 2018. Since the first annual Golf Classic in 2011, CCF has raised more than $16.4 million to build homes for Veterans, as well as provided more than $6.3 million in grants to deserving nonprofit organizations in communities across the United States.
Pictured L to R: Michael Barrett, Director, Carrington Security Company; U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsburg; and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills