CANTON, GA (October 14, 2023) – From 7:00 to 10:00 p.m., dance the night away Downton Abbey-style as Timbers at The Mill on Etowah in Canton transforms into Downton Milly for a night of royal dancing, delicious food, and fundraising.

At the costume ball, two Lords and two Ladies will compete for the title of King and Queen at this new event: Everyone Deserves a Castle to Call Home. Those with the most funds receive the crowns! This good spirited competition raises dollars and awareness for the local non-profit Homeless Coalition of Cherokee County. Do not miss out on the Homeless Coalition of Cherokee County’s first ever fundraising gala!

Tickets will be $90 each for this event and parking will be free at Timbers on Etowah at The Mill. To purchase tickets or to donate, click here.

The Lords and Ladies of Downton Milly

Shawn Tolan, Canton City Councilor
Doug Whitney, Community Pastor First Baptist Woodstock
Jenna Geary, Membership Manager Cherokee Chamber of Commerce
Erin Ragsdale, Cherokee County School Board

About the Homeless Coalition of Cherokee County

HCCC provides practical solutions toward sustained housing stability. The three pillars of the Homeless Coalition of Cherokee County are relief, recover, and restore.

Relief: Operation Roof

There will be seven nights at a hotel, short-term housing, and networking services for those in need. Since 2021, Operation
Roof has provided more than 1,200 nights of shelter plus hotel-friendly meal kits and personalized resources to more than 325 people.

Recover: Path to Home

Launched in 2023, Path to Home offers three months of stay in an extended-stay hotel to families identified in Operation Roof. Through personalized case management, HCCC works to enhance job stability, improve budgeting skills, and provide additional comprehensive support.

Restore: Restoration Village (coming soon)

The Restoration Village program will provide resources for overcoming homelessness in a tiny home village featuring community space, park/play area, and on-site staff. Qualified women and children will reside in single-family units for up to 2 years with access to initial program resources such as education, mental health services, and mentorship – all under the guidance of a family coach/case manager.



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