Yandrick and Alane Paraison are a charismatic and dynamic husband and wife duo known for their community influence and involvement. Their passion for philanthropy and coordinating large-scale social gatherings has not only inspired their local community it has resulted in raising funds and awareness for numerous causes. Yandrick's rise as a prominent community leader and entrepreneur has positioned him as a trusted and credible source in his community. Yandrick currently serves as a consultant for the National Urban League and leads activations for voter engagement. Charlotte native and salon owner Alane is one of the most sought-after hair stylists in the city. Her natural ability to engage and connect with others has been the driving force behind some of Charlotte's largest events, galas, and fundraisers. Alane serves on several non-profit boards, and continues to work as a stylist. Together, Alane and Yandrick have four talented children ranging in ages from 8 to 24!
The Paraison Invitational benefits A Kid Again, a charity that fosters hope, happiness and healing for families raising children with life-threatening conditions. They do this by providing ongoing, cost-free, group activities called Adventures to allow these brave families to remember what it was to live carefree. A Kid Again has served nearly 400,000 children and families and recently opened their Central Carolinas Chapter. They are excited to help families throughout the Carolinas create lasting memories that provide joy and hope. For more information please visit: