Community Concerns, Inc is a private, non profit 501 (c)(3) agency. It began in 1983 as an outreach ministry of the Chapel of Christian Love Missionary Baptist Church in efforts to provide daily meals for the homeless community in Atlanta.The Mission of Community Concerns, Inc is to engage those experiencing homelessness or at risk of experiencing homelessness and facilitate their movement to permanent housing and employment with a livable wage. CCI believes each individual deserves the basic necessities of life including food, shelter, clothing, and an opportunity to earn a living. The organization provides the world with a holistic system of crisis intervention designed to address the unique challenges that one suffers as a result of experiencing homelessness.
The Cigar Family Charitable Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Inspired by their tremendous humanitarian needs, as well as wanting to give back to the country that produces the best cigars in the world, the Fuente and Newman families created the foundation in 2001. The Mission of The Cigar Family Charitable Foundation is to provide a significant humanitarian impact to communities in the Dominican Republic resulting in a better quality of life to those who experience a lack of education, poor access to heath care and nutrition and who have little or no sustainable employment. Their vision is to create meaningful change through education, healthcare, and the development of eco friendly business ventures providing self sufficiency to the communities they serve.
"Carlos Fuente Sr., the patriarch and longtime chairman of Tabacalera A. Fuente y Cia., passed in Tampa, Florida, after a battle with stomach cancer at age 81. Fuente ran one of the world’s largest handmade cigar companies, presiding over such storied brands as Arturo Fuente and Fuente Fuente OpusX, and making many brands for others, among them all Ashtons and Diamond Crowns. He worked alongside his son, Carlos Fuente Jr., who is president of the company, and his daughter, Cynthia Fuente-Suarez. Both are actively involved in the company today, continuing the family tradition of making fine cigars.