Kiwanis Club of Skidaway Donates $6,500 to Park Place Outreach 

Courtesy of Park Place Outreach 

Kiwanis Club of Skidaway recently granted $6,500 to Park Place Outreach, along with nine other local nonprofit organizations that work with underserved children in the Savannah area. 

The money donated to Park Place Outreach will be used to develop an outdoor recreational center and basketball court for the youth residents in the facility. 

“Kiwanis Club of Skidaway serves children at risk, and we are glad to help,” said chair of Kiwanis Grant Distribution Committee and President Elect of Kiwanis Club of Skidaway, Jim Overton. “We have given $65,000 this year and $1,500,000 to date for our children.” 

Since 1988, the organization has worked to raise and distribute funds to the community and local nonprofit organizations as a part of its mission to serve the children of Savannah. A few of Kiwanis Club’s fundraising events include the Annual Chili Cookoff, Pancake Breakfast, and flag program, Show Our Colors. 

Other nonprofits that were included in the donation distribution include United Way of the Coastal Empire, America’s Second Harvest - Kid’s Cafe, Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center, Frank Callen Boys and Girls Club, Horizons Savannah, Local Outreach Volunteer Educators (L.O.V.E), Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire, Performance Initiatives, Union Mission, Inc., and Xcel Strategies, Inc. 



From left, Julie Wade, Executive Director of Park Place Outreach, Bobby Gillham, Immediate Past President of Kiwanis Club of Skidaway, Marolyn Overton, Board Member of Park Place Outreach, and Jim Overton, President Elect of Kiwanis Club of Skidaway 

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