L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth Recognizes Gastonia, NC’s Shaaron Funderburk Founder of Off the Streets Program (OTSP)
Gastonia, NC resident Shaaron Funderburk has been selected as one of the 2014 Women of Worth honorees by L’Oréal Paris for her outstanding work with Off the Streets Program (OTSP). Shaaron founded this nonprofit following her recovery from drug addiction as a way to provide a safe place and support for other women recovering from addiction and homelessness. Shaaron is one of 10 women from across the country to receive the prestigious Women of Worth award this year in acknowledgment of her charitable efforts and perseverance in making a difference in the community.
As a 2014 Women of Worth honoree, Shaaron received $10,000 for her charitable cause and was acknowledged at a distinguished awards ceremony hosted by L’Oréal Paris on December 2, 2014 in New York.
Shaaron recently appeared on PBS – WTVI Carolina Impact program. To view the segment, click the link, https://youtu.be/CQjiaIoxjIY.
As a result of Shaaron’s Women of Worth recognition, we wanted to share some of the places her name and story appeared in both national and local outlets, including:
- Good Day Carolinas
- Gaston Gazette
- Charlotte Observer
- The Charlotte Post
- The Stir
- Huffington Post (blog)
- Huffington Post
- Vanity Fair
- Women’s Wear Daily
- People en Espanol