“The first week we did donations for a gentleman here in Kettering. He's got a rare lung disease and has to have a transplant,” Leasure said. “During the holidays he's going to be off (work) for these procedures. So we raised money for his family.”
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The business has also assisted a family whose holidays were greatly affected by a recent car accident.
The Growler's philanthropic efforts won't end with 2018, with plans to continue the goodwill program on a weekly basis in 2019. Those interested in promoting their cause should contact Leasure at 937-938-7714.
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”Having philanthropies and doing things for others around the holidays for other people is probably one of the best feelings you can get, because everybody gets so bogged down and going to parties and doing this and committing to that.” said Leasure. “But when you actually see somebody smile because they know you didn't have to be there doing that ... that's the reward all the way around. That's the true meaning of the holidays.”