WARWICK, RI — The Col. Stephen M. McCartneyCharitable Foundation’s kickoff event, “Hail to the Chief,” raised nearly$27,000 March 14, and stands to raise a total of $30,000.
Proceeds from the event will help establish theCol. Stephen M. McCartney Charitable Foundation who’s mission is to continuehis legacy of serving, protecting and fighting for those in need.
Debbie Rich, a member of theFoundation Committee, said the charity will focus on two areas of specialinterest to McCartney: Aiding parolees returning to society and programshelping police recognize and respond to individuals coping with mental healthchallenges.
Donations by check may be made out to the McCartney Charitable Foundation and mailed to the Warwick Beacon, 1944, Warwick Ave., Warwick, RI.