10 May 1st Franklin Financial Corporation Helps 25 Children Heal from Abuse

1st Franklin Financial check presentationCHARLESTON, SC— The Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center (DNLCC) is pleased to announce the receipt of a $35,000 donation from 1st Franklin Financial Corporation in Summerville, SC. As comprehensive services for one child costs $1,400 per year, funds from this donation will provide those critical healing services to an additional 25 children at DNLCC.

“We are thrilled to have received this funding from 1st Franklin Financial to help us improve the lives of children in the Lowcountry,” stated DNLCC Executive Director Carole Swiecicki, Ph.D. Mr. Rich Corirossi, Regional Operations Director for 1st Franklin Financial, added, “It is our pleasure to be able to make this donation and help The Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center with the vital service they provide to our community.”

For more information about DNLCC, or to donate or volunteer, call Shanon Stroer at (843) 723-3600, or visit www.dnlcc.org.

1st Franklin Financial Corporation is a family-owned business founded in 1941 and based in Toccoa, GA. Today, they have 286 offices in six states, located primarily in rural areas.

DNLCC is a Children’s Advocacy Center that provides assessment, treatment and support services to children and their families when there is a concern of abuse. Our mission is to keep children safe from abuse and trauma, and when either occur, to work with our community to bring healing to these children and their families. Since opening our doors in 1991, DNLCC has helped over 25,000 child victims.

In photo, pictured L to R: Beverly Hutchison—DNLCC Director of Marketing and Development; Bill Greenleaf—Branch Manager, 1st Franklin Financial in Summerville, SC; Christine Greenleaf—Manger, Sheraton Hotel, Charleston; Laura Sumner—Branch manager, 1st Franklin Financial in Moncks Corner, SC; Susan Dangerfield—Branch Manager, 1st Franklin Financial in North Charleston, SC; Rich Corirossi—Regional Operations Director, 1st Franklin Financial in Summerville, SC; Dr. Carole Campbell Swiecicki—DNLCC Executive Director.