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Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity Raises More Than $112,000 During Inaugural Gala

Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity announces its inaugural “Home for the Holidays” Gala raised more than $112,000, thanks to friends, family, fans, and supporters. Taking place this past Wednesday, December 7th at the Marriott Savannah Riverfront, the holiday gala served as this year’s largest fundraiser for the local nonprofit. Guests enjoyed dinner, drinks, live and silent auctions, dancing and much more.

“The Savannah community has rallied to create an unforgettable evening,” said Habitat CEO Zerik Samples. “We not only surpassed our fundraising goal, but are continuing to receive donations from gracious supporters. I am excited to have hosted an event that resonated so soundly with both donors and volunteers, while simultaneously creating new advocates!” Donations towards the evening are gratefully appreciated and can still be submitted through Habitat’s donation page.

Numerous invaluable community partnerships for the event included Foundation Sponsors: Carver State Bank, Choate Construction Company, WJCL-TV. Master Craftsman Sponsors: Ameris Bank, Georgia Ports Authority, Gulfstream Aerospace, Regions Bank, Sterling Seacrest Pritchard and Thomas & Hutton. Roof Raiser Sponsors: Ganem Realty, Hancock Askew & Company and Terracon Consulting Engineers. Apprentice Sponsors: Fiduciary EDGE Advisors, Green Truck Neighborhood Pub, Home Diagnostic Solutions of Savannah, Movement Mortgage, Oglethorpe Chocolates, Shawanda Samuel, Annette Ogletree, and Roberts Properties.

Dates and partnership opportunities for the 2023 “Home for the Holidays” gala will be announced by the end of the year.