Their hopes and dreams are to provide help to women, girls and families in Genesee County. Together, they are a strong force with a desire to inspire others to give and be active in the community.
Kimberly Gray and Rhonda Moore share the same values-honesty, integrity, kindness. When they wanted to do something BIG, they established the "Blessings in Giving" Donor Advised Fund at the Community Foundation.
"It is all of our responsibility to give back to those who may not be as fortunate or afforded the same opportunities," said Moore. "When I began thinking about starting a Fund at the Foundation that would help women and children, Kimberly Gray was the first person I thought of. She did not hesitate and jumped right in!"
Gray says she knows what it's like to struggle. "I haven't always been as blessed as I am now. No matter how tough the struggle may seem, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. This is my reason for creating this Fund. If my life story can have a happy ending, anyone's can."
Gray has big hopes for the future of Flint, envisioning more businesses bringing more and better jobs to the area. "I feel that in Genesee County we have huge support for each other. We may have our struggles here in Flint, but we also have a community that is tight-knit and we look out for each other."
"I look at this Fund as leaving a legacy that will continue to grow and benefit our community for years to come," said Moore. "If this can open more doors and provide help where it is needed, than we have accomplished what we set out to do."