The Edie Hand Foundation
This has been an exciting year for many of us and challenging for others. Somehow we managed to weather any storms we encountered and now we have New Year’s just weeks away, and that holds the potential of a fresh start for all of us. The Edie Hand Foundation has had...read more
Edie Hand and Victoria Renée were interviewed by Ed Howell of the Daily Mountain Eagle in Jasper, AL on October 10th and shared the news about the release of Victoria's song on all the major music download and streaming sites The Edie Hand Foundation is donating...read more
On September 27th, the third annual St. Jude Gold Luncheon in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month was held. Attendees and supporters enjoyed a catered lunch and a panel presentation featuring attorney Kim Coggin, MentorMe CEO Brit...read more
On September 30th, a few executive from the office of Northwestern Mutual of Alabama hosted Edie Hand and Victoria Renée.read more
The song, “A Better Tomorrow” sung by recording artist, Victoria enée debuts on iTunes – The Edie Hand Foundation has been a supporter and active sponsor of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and that tradition continues today.read more
Nashville WIFT president, Deborah Gordon, and member Edie Hand appeared on the News4 morning show, Today in Nashville, on Tuesday, September 19th. They were in a segment “How to Host a Fun International Party.”read more
A St. Jude Visit in November 2016 One of the primary beneficiaries of The Edie Hand Foundation is St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Working closely with members of the hospital board, including Terre Thomas, daughter of the hospital founder,...read more
View St. Jude November Visit Photos In an effort to pay it forward and leave a legacy for community involvement, Edie founded the Edie Hand Foundation after the loss of her three young brothers and her own three battles with cancer.
Her foundation helps to benefit The Children’s Hospital of Alabama and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. She can be seen in more than 14 million homes every Sunday on the RFD-TV/FamilyNet/Rural TV show Rx for Healthy Lifestyles
The main goal is to give back to the community and to encourage acts of kindness and generosity in all around her.
The non-profit organization contributes not only funds but many volunteer hours to help out in hospitals, participate in local and regional events such as the Edie Hand Celebrity Golf Tournament to help special needs children, and seasonal television specials. In addition to those efforts, events are held separately or in conjunction with other organizations to raise money and awareness of the foundation’s efforts.
Edie also pays it forward with her YouPaveTheWay program that mentors young people to build self-esteem and educates young women on the importance of early detection and the dangers of breast cancer. She is the founder of The Genuine Pearl Girl Society whose mission is to encourage more acts of kindness to mankind.
Each Christmas season Edie Hand has a Christmas Television Special that brings together Nashville stars, special friends and many of the children who are recipients of Foundation gifts.
Over the last year, the Foundation has gone international and is now affiliated with helping the Ramini Kids Foundation which cares for and supports over 125 orphans in Indonesia. Through Edie’s efforts, she was able to engage Alabama teacher Barbara Neel at Valley Head High School who created a project for her sewing class. They made dresses, pillow cases, and other clothing that was sent to Indonesia for those orphans.
The Edie Hand Foundation is also a supporter Kulture City, an organization to assist individuals with autism to be treated equally.
The menu on the top right of this page will link you to more information on The Edie Hand Foundation and its many projects. We also invite companies to become sponsors and take an active role in helping children and others in need in their communities.
The Edie Hand Foundation is a non-profit 501c3 foundation so that means contributions may be eligible for tax deductions. We invite you to make a donation to the Foundation to show your support for all the good work they do in our local community, around the country and now around the world. Click here to download and print our donation form.