Waldorf, Maryland, April 23, 2008 – The Community Foundation of Charles County is excited to announce its second Restricted Fund, the DC Area Outback Steakhouse Charity Fund. Cornell Barnett, the Joint Venture Partner of 13 Outback Steakhouse restaurants (Outback) in Maryland and Virginia established this Fund to raise money for Children’s National Medical Center (Children’s).
For the past five years, Cornell Barnett and their 13 partnering Outbacks’ have raised over $200K to directly support Children’s.
“We are thankful to have Children’s within in our Metropolitan region”, says Cornell Barnett. “ Their team works tirelessly to improve the lives of children in this area, across the country and around the world”. It was easy to select Children’s as the recipient of our fundraising efforts.”
The Community Foundation of Charles County’s mission is to improve the quality of life for the community of Charles County by aligning philanthropic interests with community needs through stewardship and collaboration. Our plans are to work routinely with families, individuals, businesses, attorneys and estate and financial planners to design gift plans that fit every economic situation, ensuring that donors receive the most benefit from their charitable contributions and that their philanthropic dollars are used to the fullest potential.
We plan to provide a simple, powerful, and highly personal approach to giving. We offer a variety of giving tools to help people achieve their charitable goals. The Community Foundation of Charles County’s vision is to make Charles County the best place to live and give.