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Azalea Charities Provides 2nd Generation Service Dog for Disabled Veteran

 After seven years of life as a faithful service dog, Gainor is ready to retire to life as a beloved pet. Gainor has been the inseparable companion of disabled Army Captain Mark Jeffery of Harrison, Ohio since Azalea Charities donated $5,000 for his training as a service dog in 2011. Now, as Gainor suffers the
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Azalea Charities President Doug Taggart presents a donation to Colgan Choir Booster Club

Azalea Charities President Doug Taggart presents a donation to Colgan Choir Booster Club President June Garlitz in thanks for the choirs’ participation in the local community.  Also present are the Colgan Choir Director, Ms. McKenna Stenson and Choir student Maggie Waite.
Ms Waite is a talented singer who has performed for Azalea Charities on several occasions.  She
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Azalea Charities presents check to the Dumfries/Triangle Volunteer Fire Department

Azalea Charities Founder/Chairman Frank Lasch, Sr. presented a $500 check to Virginia Hoskings – President of the Dumfries/Triangle Volunteer Fire Department (DTVFD) on June 15th at the Montclair Fire station.

Azalea Charities Celebrates 20 Years of Support for the Northern Virginia Community and Wounded Warriors

Prince William, Virginia – Azalea Charities held its Annual Meeting on March 3, 2018, kicking off its 20th year supporting a dual mission to address the needs of our local community and Aid for Wounded Warriors. Highlighting the Meeting was the announcement of three new Board members, Danny Murrin, Robert Pomietto, and Jacob Edwards. Frank
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Second Annual Heroes’ Voices National Veterans Poetry Contest

National Veterans Poetry Contest Flyer

Azalea President Doug Taggart Awarded Melvin Jones Fellowship

Doug Taggart, President of Azalea Charities, was awarded the Melvin Jones Fellowship from the Lions Club International Foundation at a recent ceremony held at the Montclair Lions Club in Dumfries, Virginia.
As recognition of humanitarian work, an MJF is an honor presented to those who donate $1,000 to LCIF or to people for whom a donation
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Azalea Charities Supports BB&T Coats for Kids Drive

Keeping our children warm this winter with new coats is a great way to extend the spirit of the holiday season. Azalea Charities recently donated a check for $1,000 to the BB&T Coats for Kids Drive. Last year the drive helped provide coats to the 2,000 reported homeless children in D.C. along with thousands more
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Azalea Charities and Allegheny Records Destruction Join with Pittsburgh Contractors to Build an Accessible Bedroom for Veteran Quadriplegic

Dan Hika, after a devastating accident in 2012 that left him as a C5-C6 complete quadriplegic, gets back in the pool with his family.  Shown left to right are daughter Ashley Hika, Dan Hika, and son DJ Hika.
New Kensington, Pennsylvania – When Navy Veteran Dan Hika dove into his swimming pool in the summer of
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Azalea Charities Helps Holy Trinity Youth Honor Fallen Quantico Veterans through Wreaths Across America

Prince William, Virginia – Azalea Charities is helping a troop of American Heritage Girls and the Fredericksburg Civil Air Patrol (CAP) share the spirit of the holidays by raising funds to lay wreaths on graves of our fallen heroes at Quantico National Cemetery. They join hundreds of other organizations through the Wreaths Across America Program
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