This month, PharPoint Research is continuing our Working Together for Change campaign by spotlighting the Randleman, North Carolina based non-profit Victory Junction as our June 2019 sponsored charity. Victory Junction, based in Randleman, North Carolina, is an 84-acre camp on a mission to enrich the lives of children with serious illnesses by providing empowering and life-changing camping experiences at no cost to the families involved.
Since its inception in 2004, Victory Junction has served over 50,000 children and their families during summer and family weekend camps, hosting children ages six to 16 from all 50 states and around the world. The Victory Junction experience is a welcome break for children who spend most of their time receiving medical treatments and making hospital visits.
According to studies conducted in partnership with the Yale Children Study Center, kids who attend Victory Junction and it’s 9 affiliated SeriousFun Children’s Network camps show changes in a number of positive attributes as reported by their parents, including confidence, independence, self-esteem, and an increased interest in social activities. In a 2014-2015 survey of campers, it was revealed that 79% reported noticing an increase in confidence, and 77% reported increased self-esteem.
Victory Junction was the dream of Adam Petty, a fourth-generation race car driver who, between races, would often visit children in pediatric hospitals. After his tragic death in a racing accident, Adam’s friends and family came together to realize his dream of a camp to serve children with serious medical conditions, opening Victory Junction in 2004.
PharPoint Research is proud to support Victory Junction during the month of June as they continue to do work fostering independence and enriching the lives of children and their families.
Since 2015, PharPoint’s company-wide outreach campaign Working Together for Change has allowed us to promote and support local non-profit organizations by raising funds and spreading awareness.