Events

Celebration of Life for Aurelia Turpin Kennedy

Date: November 16, 2019

Time: 2PM

Join us in gathering at the grounds of Relia's Garden on the campus of Nantahala Outdoor Center as we celebrate the life of Aurelia Kennedy. 

Bring stories and remembrances of Aurelia and a Thanksgiving dish to share. Nantahala Outdoor Center will provide a main course featuring turkey and dressing. 

Please RSVP here if you are attending so that NOC may plan the meal and space accordingly. If you would like to make a donation honoring Aurelia and further her life's mission, donations may be made through the North Carolina Community Foundation for the Kennedy Endowment Fund. From this page you may search for and give to the Kennedy Endowment Fund.

Donation checks may be sent to: 
The North Carolina Community Foundation
3737 Glenwood Avenue
Suite 460
Raleigh, NC 27612
*Please indicate that contributions are for the Kennedy Endowment Fund, #000386. All contributions are tax deductible. 

Recipient organizations of the Kennedy Endowment Fund for 2019 in order of magnitude from $5,000 to $1,000 were:

  • Clinic Nepal
  • SOS Children's Villages
  • Medic Force
  • Adventure Amputee Camp
  • Swain County New Century Scholars
  • American Red Cross
  • IPAS
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