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Handout at Beach High School

Today, I handed out backpacks and water bottles to Elevate Savannah. These campers are ready for their boat day!

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Another Two Handouts: Tatemville Center and Carver Center

Another 2 handouts in the books. Yesterday, Will and I headed over to Tatemville Golden Age Center and distributed 20 backpacks and water bottles. Then, today, Will distributed 20 backpacks and water bottles at Carver Village Community Center. What a great few days filled with backpacks!

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Day 4: W.W. Law and Hudson Hill Center

Today was the last day of backpack handouts with the City of Savannah! In the morning, I went to W.W. Law and handed out 100 backpacks and water bottles. Then, in the afternoon, Will and I went to Hudson Hill Center, a new camp this year, and handed out 40 backpacks and water bottles. Thank you to the City of Savannah, mainly Iris King and Peter Maierhofer, for another great week! We are planning more distributions for later this summer, so stay tuned!

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Day 3: Tompkins Center and Delaware Center

Another day of backpack handouts in the books! In the morning, I headed over to Tompkins Center and handed out 75 backs and water bottles. Then, in the afternoon, Will and I handed out over 50 backpacks and water bottles at the Delaware Center. Today was very successful!

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Day 2: Liberty City Center and Tremont Center

Day 2 of backpack and water bottle handouts was a great success! In the morning, I went to Liberty City Center and handed out 50 backpacks and water bottles. Then, in the afternoon, Will headed to Tremont Center and handed out another 24 backpacks and water bottles. All the campers were very excited and we even saw some campers with our backpacks from 3 summers ago! They were definitely ready for new ones!

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Day 1: Windsor Forest and Crusaders Community Center

Today, SBM had their first two handouts of 2024. I went to Windsor Forest Community Center in the morning and handed out 75 backpacks and water bottles. Then, in the afternoon, Will headed to Crusaders Community Center and handed out 24 backpacks and water bottles. It was a very successful first day, and both Will and I look forward to a great week!

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THE BACKPACKS ARE READY!

Will and I are ready for backpack handouts starting tomorrow! Stay tuned for updates this week!

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Handout at Urban Hope

Today, SBM had the opportunity to supply 100 water bottles to a Savannah youth organization called Urban Hope. Unfortunately, we were unable to order our normal SBM bottles, but we were able to get clear bottles from Amazon and customize them. The campers loved them! Thank you to the staff at this organization who devote their time and energy to these amazing children.

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Handouts at Parc and Habersham YMCA

Yesterday, SBM distributed around 30 backpacks and water bottles to a City of Savannah Human Services summer camp in the Parc housing complex. All of the campers were so grateful for and excited to use their new backpacks and water bottles for the remaining weeks of summer.

Today, SBM handed out around 200 backpacks to the summer campers at the Habersham YMCA. Since we were running low on water bottles, staff members had the idea of raffling off our remaining 75 bottles, which was a HUGE hit with the campers. The hundreds of smiles on the faces of the campers were the highlight of this handout. This was our biggest handout to date and, sadly, the last of the summer.

Thank you to every staff member at each summer camp, my various helpers, and most importantly, all of you who made this summer possible. Because of your generosity, SBM purchased and distributed 800 backpacks and 700 water bottles to campers across the city, with the $11,695 raised in the 2023 season.

Have a great rest of your summer!

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Handouts at Savannah High and Savannah Gardens

Today was a big day, with around 150 backpacks and water bottles being distributed. SBM handed out these items at Savannah High to the basketball and football camps. We also went right across the street to Savannah Gardens Housing Complex, where a free summer camp was taking place for the youth living in or somehow connected to this affordable housing complex. Thank you to all the Savannah High coaches as well as the counselors at Savannah Gardens for their dedication to Savannah’s youth and their open arms for SBM.