2017 Beneficiaries

All admission fees, ticket sales, and balloon ride proceeds go to our two wonderful charities, Challenged Child & Friends and the Hall County Animal Shelter. Thank you for helping us raise over $40,000 for these two fantastic organizations in 2016.

Challenged Child & Friends

Founded in 1985, Challenged Child and Friends is a 501c (3) non-profit organization located in Gainesville, Georgia on a 15-acre campus. They serve children with disabilities and their typical peers through state-of–the-art educational, therapeutic, nursing, and family counseling services in an integrated environment.


Hall County Animal Shelter

Hall County Government’s first full-service Animal Shelter opened in October 2009. The shelter has over 300 kennels that comfortably house about 8,000 animals each year.