Savannah Jaycees Present Almost $2,000 to 11 Local Nonprofit Organizations

Savannah Jaycees Present Almost $2,000 to 11 Local Nonprofit Organizations

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Jaycees presented checks to representatives of 11 local nonprofit organizations on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at the Savannah Tap House. All proceeds were raised at the Savannah Jaycees’ Third Annual Charity Date Night Auction, where participants chose local charities to donate 50 percent of their winnings.

The charities and donations are listed below:
The Savannah Tiny House Project: $250
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: $150
Palmetto Animal League: $100
Art Rise Savannah: $325
Economic Opportunity Authority: $175
Rape Crisis Center: $100
Alzheimer’s Association: $200
Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society: $100
Heads Up Guidance Services: $160
One Love Animal Rescue: $225
Humane Society of Greater Savannah: $125

“Our mission is to inspire leadership growth through community involvement,” said Cheryl Lawrence, Savannah Jaycees President. “These funds were raised at a fun and creative event, but ultimately, this donation is another example of the commitment our group has on giving back to the people of Savannah.”

The check presentation took place during the regularly scheduled After-Hours Mixer for the Savannah Jaycees. These bi-monthly meetups are a way Savannah Jaycees to introduce themselves to other young professionals in an effort to make business connections and discover new ways to positively impact the Hostess City. The September After Hours Mixer took place at Savannah Tap House, located at 125 E Broughton St, Savannah, GA, 31401.

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(FRONT ROW FROM LEFT TO RIGHT) Lauren Mathews, Savannah Jaycees; Randi Hempel, Savannah Jaycees; Ammie Dover, Savannah Jaycees; Cheryl Lawrence, Savannah Jaycees; Jerome Elder, Art Rise Savannah; Ellen Bradley, H.U.G.S.; Casey Corley, Alzheimer’s Association; Kesha Gibson-Carter, Rape Crisis Center; Rachel Bishop, Savannah Jaycees; Shannon Dempsey, Savannah Jaycees; Elyse Molstad, Savannah Jaycees; and James Hall, Savannah Jaycees.

(BACK ROW FROM LEFT TO RIGHT) Will Groover, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Savannah Jaycees; John Finney, Economic Opportunity Authority; John Bogardus, Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society; Patrick Spivey, Savannah Jaycees; Cailey Sparks, Palmetto Animal League; Sam Brasel, Humane Society of Greater Savannah; Keri Cromwell, Savannah Jaycees; Caleb Harkleroad, Savannah Jaycees; and Aaron Cradduck, Savannah Jaycees.


The Savannah Jaycees received its Charter in January of 1942. Our mission: We inspire leadership growth through community involvement. The Jaycees is a national and international organization made of up business men and women between the ages of 21 and 40. The United States Jaycees was founded in 1920. The Jaycee vision is to be the leading global network of active young citizens. The Jaycees was created to provide development opportunities that empower young people to create a positive change. For more information on the Savannah Jaycees, visit or

Cynthia Wright
Savannah Jaycees
VP of Communications


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