Sweet Valley donates $152,483.00 in charity give back and surpasses its charitable giving target for the community as Surgeon & Associates kick off an initiative to hire veterans in all its businesses in 2023.
Each year, Sweet Valley Ranch partners with local charities in Fayetteville, North Carolina and gives a portion of the proceeds from its concession sales. Fred and Anita Surgeon, owners and operators of Sweet Valley Ranch, are actively involved in charity work and collaborate with various groups to assist residents of Fayetteville.
“It is our mission to share the Sweet Valley Ranch experience with people in and around North Carolina through our event venue services, annual attractions, animal sales and other community-related activities. We shall continue developing a ranch/farm that is in complete harmony with the surrounding lands and promotes freedom of spirit, personal growth, and an appreciation for family and giving back to our community” said Fred Surgeon.
With a total donation of $152,483 to Sweet Valley Ranch Give Back Partners this year, Sweet Valley Ranch surpassed its original goal of $50,000 to local charity. Partners and Guests raised $52,483 in support of the Give Back Food Trailer, the Surgeon’s matched the $52,483 raised with an additional $100,000 donation to Fayetteville Area Habitat for Humanity. Sweet Valley Ranch thanks its Ranch Give Back Partners which include Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), Fayetteville Area Habitat for Humanity, First In Families Cumberland Chapter, Let’s Talk Inc, Cumberland County School Nutrition Association, Health And Nutritional Development Empowered Education (HAND-EE).
Surgeon and Associates is also launching a significant veterans’ initiative to hire veterans in all of its family businesses by the year 2023. Surgeon and Associates, which was established in 2006, has provided employment opportunities to a variety of people and is especially interested in recruiting veterans who are transitioning from a life of military service to civilian life. Job opportunities include mid-level and upper-level management positions, and candidates can choose to work in any of the company’s branches, including farming and agritourism, healthcare, residential and commercial cleaning, outdoor pest control, property inspection, and carpet cleaning.
About Sweet Valley Ranch
With strong ties to farming, agriculture, and animals, Sweet Valley Ranch in Fayetteville pulls inspiration from nature and provides guests and families with a fun and engaging experience. Sweet Valley Ranch is very charitable and aims to support the neighborhood and community. Under the ownership and supervision of Fred and Anita Surgeon, Sweet Valley hosts seasonal events such as Backwoods Terror Ranch, Springtime Adventures, Dinosaur World, Festival of Lights, and Music at the Farm. Find more details by clicking here.