Our Mission

To bring hope, support, and encouragement to educators who are currently battling or who have battled breast cancer.

Inspiring us all to keep fighting!

Our Vision

Creating connections, spreading hope and finding strength together through a range of inspirational events, fundraisers, and networking opportunities.

OUR board of directors

Tosha Wright, CEO

Lisa Dunnigan, CFO

Charlene Benn, Secretary

Gary Clayton

Tosha has been in education for over 18 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Child and Family Development from the University of Georgia. She later pursued further studies at Central Michigan University and received a Masters of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction. She also has her Educational Leadership certificate from Valdosta State University. Tosha has taught kindergarten and first grades. She was a Curriculum & International Baccalaureate PYP & MYP program coordinator for five years in the charter school sector before becoming a high school assistant principal. She has spent the last two years as an elementary school principal. She and her family started The Wright Stuff Chics & Teach Your Heart Out in 2017. In 2018, they began the non-profit organization, Pink Santa Hat in honor of her twin sister, Elise Dunnigan Bethel, who valiantly fought Stage IV breast cancer. During her free time, Tosha enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, reading, Pelotoning, shopping and traveling.

Lisa Alexander Dunnigan attended Carrollton High School and the State University of West Georgia.  She also began her career as a seventh-grade teacher, at Carrollton Junior High School, in Carrollton, GA.  Lisa subsequently moved the family to Gainesville, GA, where Lisa taught fourth grade. As the twins were starting high school, they made a final move to Douglasville, GA, where Lisa’s career continued to grow. During her early tenure at Douglas County Schools, she held positions of increasing responsibility, including School Counselor, Assistant Principal and Principal.  As an elementary school principal, Lisa was recognized often. Additionally, because of  the multiple instructional gains made by her staff and students during her tenure, Lisa received several additional school achievement awards. 

In 2012, Lisa became the Federal Programs Executive Director for the Douglas County School System. She retired in 2020, and now she works for The Wright Stuff  Chics, Teach Your Heart Out and her families nonprofit, The Pink Santa Hat Movement, Inc.

Charlene is a visionary leader with a proven track record of intellectual curiosity, transforming technology teams into cohesive, operational units including business analysis, database and software development, systems design and implementation, and business operations management. Her skills are many and include business analysis, database and software development, systems design and implementation, and business operations management. These exceptional skills lead to over 36 years of multi-faceted implementations of large-scale development of off-the-shelf commercial software where she also co-founded Corserv Solutions, Inc. which focused on this software for financial institutions. Charlene served as a VP for Wells Fargo and was programmer analyst/Operations Officer for Truist Banks after receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from The University of Georgia and a Master of Arts, Religious Studies from Luther Rice College & Seminary. Her team Leadership and Management skills are many and include to name just a few; coaching, mentoring, and training staff, roadmap management, application/solution design and delivery, software prototyping, presentations and demos, user experience design, MS project, Visio, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and many more.

Charlene’s current position is to oversee a portfolio of projects targeted at call containment, customer experience, and client satisfaction maximizing operational efficiency and cost-effectiveness for the firm. Charlene Benn is an exceptional, talented, innovative pioneer in the software field as well as a motivational and strategic project implementation expert. Her talents go unmatched. Charlene is on the board of the Pink Santa Hat Movement and serves as the secretary.

Gary L. Clayton is a native of Douglasville, Georgia. He’s a graduate of Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia. He’s the Financial Secretary for the Morehouse College National Alumni Association and a recipient of the Alumnus of the Year Award and inductee in the Hall of Honor for the Atlanta Alumni Chapter of Morehouse College. He’s a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated. He’s employed as a Senior Examination Specialist with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. He’s an Associate Pastor at Light of Joy Church in Riverdale, Georgia. He’s a board member of the Pink Santa Hat Movement, which he thoroughly enjoys.

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