JO Gives supports research of Emory ALS Center

Janice Overbeck is spreading the word about ALS and raising funds through her nonprofit, JO Gives. The nonprofit presented Dr. Glass with an annual donation towards his research for a cure at Emory. / Special to the MDJ

Not too long ago, social media pages were flooded with videos of adults and children freezing themselves with the viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. ALS awareness may not currently be trending on Twitter, but that has not stopped Janice Overbeck from spreading the word and raising funds through her nonprofit, JO Gives.

“Some of you may not know that my dad suffered from ALS,” Overbeck said. “This past week, we had the pleasure of presenting Dr. Jonathan Glass with our annual donation towards his research for a cure at Emory. Our employees can tell you with the profits we make, we pour back into the business, and that is why it has grown so quickly. That is God’s blessing. And in turn, we are able to give to our three worthy charities through JO Gives Inc. This makes us happier than any material possessions could bring. Thank you to everyone who has supported our mission by buying and selling homes with the Janice Overbeck Real Estate Team, referring people to us and supporting our fundraising activities.”

The Janice Overbeck Real Estate Team of Keller Williams is at 2249 Roswell Road in Marietta.

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