All Bellafina Chocolates net proceeds, after covering expenses, are dedicated to charities helping children threatened by disease, poverty, abuse, or neglect. Learn more about some of these great organizations here. We appreciate your support!!
Carousel Special People Fund
The Kingsport Carousel is a fully restored vintage carousel opening in early 2015. This fund brings joy to children living in poverty or fighting life-threatening diseases by funding special carousel parties and rides on the Carousel.
Children Exceeding Expectations is a free preschool for children fighting cancer. Housed at the Bristol Motor Speedway, the school takes special precautions to protect these childrens’ delicate immune systems. (2013 Fan’s Choice Winner)
Tutors at The Literacy Council of Kingsport work with children and youth who are behind in their reading skills, primarily K-3rd graders, at the request of local schools and youth-serving organizations. Adult tutoring is also available to assist parents who need to improve their skills.
(photo courtesy of The Literacy Council of Kingsport)
Youth Villages helps emotionally and behaviorally troubled children live successfully. Funds raised through Bellafina Chocolates specifically help children who are aging out of foster care so they may transition into successful adult lives.
CASA for Kids, Inc.
CASA volunteers serve as advocates within the court system for children who are suffering abuse or neglect. These volunteers offer hope in heartbreaking situations and help place the children in safe, permanent homes. (2014 Fan’s Choice Winner)
Folds of Honor
The Folds of Honor Foundation provides scholarships to families of American soldiers killed or disabled in service to our country. They provide healing and hope for the families who have been left behind.
(photo courtesy of The Folds of Honor Foundation)
Samaritan’s Purse International Relief
(photo courtesy of Samaritan’s Purse)
Operation Christmas Child
A project of Samaritan’s Purse, Operation Christmas Child fills shoeboxes with gifts and native-language bible stories for needy children in countries around the world. They bring joy to kids living in orphanages, crushing poverty, and flood or hurricane ravaged areas. (photo courtesy of Samaritan’s Purse)
Kingsport Child Development Center
The first years of a child’s life are crucial for development. The Kingsport Child Development Center brings quality child care and preschool services with a sliding-scale fee that’s affordable for all families.
(photo courtesy of United Way of Greater Kingsport and the Kingsport Child Development Center)