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Free Food Pop-Up Pantry Series Hosted by S2S Facts, Inc. Sistahs to Sisters Unite

By Savannah Tribune | June 09, 2021

S2S Facts, Inc. is a 5013C non-profit organization focused on bridging gaps through diversity, inspiring friendships, empowerment, and community engagement specifically for girls and women aged 10 and older. S2S Facts has partnered with Cricket Wireless and America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia to host their bi-weekly free food giveaway pop-up pantry series. The pop-up pantry food giveaway will be … Continue reading “Free Food Pop-Up Pantry Series Hosted by S2S Facts, Inc. Sistahs to Sisters Unite”

Family Promise Of The Coastal Empire To Offer Homeownership Training Series For Their Graduates

By Savannah Tribune | June 09, 2021

Family Promise of the Coastal Empire, along with Habitat for Humanity and Community Housing Services Agency, is offering a virtual homeownership training series for Family Promise graduates via Zoom from 6-8 p.m. on June 8, 15 and 22. Each class will feature a different expert guest speaker from one of their partnering organizations. Participants can expect to learn about the … Continue reading “Family Promise Of The Coastal Empire To Offer Homeownership Training Series For Their Graduates”

Union Mission to Host Virtual Raising Hope Event Dedicated Solely to Unaccompanied, Homeless Women

By Savannah Tribune | June 09, 2021

Union Mission will host a Virtual Raising Hope on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 6:00pm on www.facebook.com/UMISavannah. The short 35-minute program will feature Keynote Speaker Robert Watts, President & CEO of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, as well as special remarks from key community leaders. Funds from Raising Hope will support the expansion of Union Mission’s new … Continue reading “Union Mission to Host Virtual Raising Hope Event Dedicated Solely to Unaccompanied, Homeless Women”

7 + 7 Days Of Advocacy And Completion “A Call To Action” By 5th District Coalition

By Savannah Tribune | June 09, 2021

In a collaborative effort to address concerns embedded in the fabric of the 5th District’s existence in Savannah, GA., we, the 5th District Coalition, continues our efforts to strengthen our voices and determination to meet the needs of our District with “A Call To Action.” We are engaged in Valuing Communities, Investing in Communities, Connecting to Communities, Building Relationships with … Continue reading “7 + 7 Days Of Advocacy And Completion “A Call To Action” By 5th District Coalition”

2021-2022 Online Option At Savannah- Chatham E-Learning Academy

By Savannah Tribune | June 09, 2021

To prepare for the upcoming school year, Savannah Chatham County Public Schools will open registration for the Savannah Chatham E-Learning Academy (SCELA) June 3, 2021. Any student seeking a full time, online option may register for an opportunity to enroll at SCELA, an online public school with teachers who are practiced in the delivery of online instruction. More than just … Continue reading “2021-2022 Online Option At Savannah- Chatham E-Learning Academy”

Savannah’s Waterfront To Host Independence Day Fireworks

By Savannah Tribune | June 09, 2021

Savannah’s Waterfront announced they will host the annual Independence Day Fireworks Show on Sunday, July 4th at 9:15pm. “There’s always a reason to come down to Savannah’s Waterfront, but we are especially excited about this show as it’s the first event we’ve hosted in over a year.” said Julie Musselman, Executive Director. As we celebrate the signing of the Declaration … Continue reading “Savannah’s Waterfront To Host Independence Day Fireworks”

GA Legislature Quietly Schedules First Redistricting Hearing While Ignoring Calls for Transparency

By Savannah Tribune | June 09, 2021

Today, Georgia voting rights and fair redistricting advocates responded to the Georgia Senate Reapportionment and Redistricting and House Legislative and Congressional Reapportionment Committees (LCRO) quietly scheduling their first joint redistricting meeting to be held next Tuesday, June 15, at 5 p.m. This first public hearing was scheduled quietly and abruptly in the face of repeatedly ignored calls from a coalition … Continue reading “GA Legislature Quietly Schedules First Redistricting Hearing While Ignoring Calls for Transparency”

Red Cross To Host A Sickle Cell Virtual Forum In Recognition Of World Sickle Cell Day

By Savannah Tribune | June 09, 2021

In recognition of World Sickle Cell Day, June 19, the American Red Cross is calling on African American and Latino blood donors to help ensure a diverse blood supply that meets the transfusion needs of patients battling sickle cell disease. Sickle cell disease, the most common inherited blood disorder in the country, affects approximately 10,300 patients across the state of … Continue reading “Red Cross To Host A Sickle Cell Virtual Forum In Recognition Of World Sickle Cell Day”

Emmaus House Welcomes Two Board Members For 2021-2024 Term

By Savannah Tribune | June 09, 2021

Emmaus House Soup Kitchen welcomes Somi Benson-Jaja and Stephen Edwards to the Board of Directors. “We are excited to add fresh new ideas and perspectives to our board as we continue to grow as an organization.” – Ariana Berksteiner, Executive Director Located in downtown Savannah Georgia, Emmaus House serves hot plates of food each weekday morning to homeless or oth … Continue reading “Emmaus House Welcomes Two Board Members For 2021-2024 Term”

Junior League of Savannah Opens Recruitment For New Members

By Savannah Tribune | June 09, 2021

The Junior League of Savannah (JLS) is excited to announce they are actively seeking new members for their 2021-2022 League year. The deadline to apply for membership is June 30. “The League has been making a difference in Savannah and the Lowcountry for over 95 years, and we are excited to continue that work as we welcome new members,” said … Continue reading “Junior League of Savannah Opens Recruitment For New Members”