FBC believes in supporting the communities where we live and work. We also believe in lending a helping hand when it’s needed. We do this through contributions, partnerships, and volunteer resources. We believe in making a tangible difference in the communities we serve.
FBC partners with the AFCEA Fort Belvoir Chapter to produce the AFCEA Belvoir Industry Days every spring. Proceeds from these events go directly to designated scholarship and grant programs. Last year alone, FBC donated over $180,000 to students and schools in Fairfax and Prince William Counties.
Through shared commitment and knowledge with our community partners, we can achieve uncommon things, together.
Brian Brennan Stands Alone Foundation
US Army 1st Lt. Brian Brennan, a 23 year old Howell resident and graduate of Howell High School and The Citadel, was severely injured on May 7, 2008 from an IED attack, while leading a patrol in Afghanistan.
On Mother’s Day, May 11, 2008, Brian was flown from Afghanistan to Germany and then to Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. There his parents; brothers, Jimmy and Jasen; and sister, Kerri, remained at his side. For several weeks Brian remained semi-conscious and underwent multiple surgeries to keep infection away from his legs and to repair his broken bones.
Joanne, Jim and their family have made enormous sacrifices and have dedicated their lives to Brian’s recovery.
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Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center
Howard County`s remarkable place of hope, help and support for those living and coping with cancer. Knowledgeable trained volunteers and a nurturing staff provide support and assistance for cancer patients and their families and caregivers.
Family & Children’s Services of Central Maryland Adopt-A-Family Holiday Project
Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland is a nonprofit, nonsectarian agency committed to providing targeted services to vulnerable families and individuals in all stages of life who are experiencing problems related to social and personal adjustment thereby enhancing their quality of life.
Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland (FCS) provides services that support individuals and families throughout their lifespan. We offer programs designed to help individuals and families solve vexing problems or prevent issues from becoming disabling. Our programs address issues including relationship disruption, family violence, sexual abuse, parent/child issues, teen pregnancy prevention, single or teen parenthood and elder care.
Howard Hospital Foundation
The Howard Hospital Foundation was established in 1992 as a not-for-profit organization charged with the mission of providing philanthropic support for Howard County General Hospital. The Foundation coordinates all fund raising activities for the hospital and is responsible for managing the endowment.Through the generosity of individuals, corporations and organizations, the Foundation helps sustain the hospital in its mission of caring for and continually improving the health of the residents of Howard County and surrounding communities. The Foundation provides funding for the expansion and renovation of facilities, purchase of new equipment and furnishings, and the development of programs to enhance the hospital's present and future services as well as health education and public outreach programs.
Lee National Denim Day
Through our Women's Cancer Programs, the Entertainment Industry Foundation is committed to saving lives by raising awareness about the importance of early detection of breast and reproductive cancers, providing funds to advance research on treatment and early detection methods, and supporting community programs that assist the millions of women at risk of or affected by cancer as well as their families.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Light The Night
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Light The Night Walk is an annual event to raise funds for cures. It’s the nation’s night to pay tribute and bring hope to thousands of patients and their families. Funds raised through Light The Night Walk support the work of hundreds of the world’s best and brightest researchers in their search for better therapies and cures for leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.
National Infantry Association
The purpose of the National Infantry Association is to support the Chief of Infantry and the entire Infantry Branch (the only organization with this primary function); to share the camaraderie of like minded soldiers and citizens who believe in maintaining the Infantry spirit; to recognize, through our awards program, outstanding Infantrymen and Infantry supporters; and to preserve the Infantry heritage through support of the current National Infantry Museum and the construction of the new, expanded National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center at Patriot Park.
The Fisher House™ Program
The Fisher House™ program is a unique private-public partnership that supports America's military in their time of need. The program recognizes the special sacrifices of our men and women in uniform and the hardships of military service by meeting a humanitarian need beyond that normally provided by the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs.
Because members of the military and their families are stationed worldwide and must often travel great distances for specialized medical care, Fisher House™ Foundation donates "comfort homes," built on the grounds of major military and VA medical centers. These homes enable family members to be close to a loved one at the most stressful times - during the hospitalization for an unexpected illness, disease, or injury.
There is at least one Fisher House™ at every major military medical center to assist families in need and to ensure that they are provided with the comforts of home in a supportive environment. Annually, the Fisher House™ program serves more than 10,000 families, and have made available nearly 2.5 million days of lodging to family members since the program originated in 1990. By law, there is no charge for any family to stay at a Fisher House operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs; and Fisher House Foundation uses donations to reimburse the individual Fisher Houses operated by the Army, Navy, and Air Force. No family pays to stay at any Fisher House!
In addition to constructing new houses, Fisher House™ Foundation continues to support existing Fisher Houses™ and help individual military families in need. Families and friends of patients at any of the military's hospitals can now receive up-to-the-minute reports on a loved one by going to the patient's own customized web page, thanks to new services provided through CaringBridge.
We are also proud to administer and sponsor Scholarships for Military Children, the Hero Miles program, and co-sponsor the Newman's Own Award.
The United States Armor Association
The United States Armor Association grew out of the United States Cavalry Association, established by a small group of cavalry officers in 1885 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
The Armor Association's charter is: to preserve and foster the spirit, the traditions, and the solidarity of Cavalry and Armor in the United States.
The Association is a non-profit organization with over 4,000 members dedicated to disseminating knowledge of the military art and sciences, with special attention to mobility in ground warfare.
Wounded Warrior Project
Wounded Warrior Project began when several individuals took small, inspired actions to help others in need.
One night while watching the evening news, a group of veterans and brothers were moved by the difficult stories of the first wounded service members returning home from Afghanistan and Iraq. They realized then and there that something needed to be done for these brave individuals beyond the brass bands and ticker tape parades.
The resulting objective was to provide tangible support for the severely wounded and help them on the road to healing, both physically and mentally. What had been initially viewed as a small contribution (compared with what the warriors had sacrificed while serving our country) has become WWP's signature program:"WWP backpacks delivered bedside to wounded warriors."
Wounded Warrior Project is a nonprofit organization.
At QuitDay, our mission is to help people add 10 healthy years to their lives. Smoking and tobacco addiction reduces quality of life for millions of people each year. Our team strives to inspire people to quit smoking, and have a positive impact on the lives of their loved ones and their children.
Guides on how we can have healthier towns, communities, and parks by raising awareness on the dangers of smoking can be found here: https://quitday.org/support/smoke-free-public-spaces. Also visit The American Lung Association page who also supports QuitDay's cause (http://lung.org/).
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