May Day!

In 1908, a group of concerned citizens started the Sewanee Civic Association with the primary purpose of raising funds for municipal improvements not otherwise available to an unincorporated town without taxes. This year, based on the demonstrated needs of local organizations, we set a lofty Community Chest goal. Our 2017-18 drive ends May 1, and we’re currently $31,149 short. Mayday, mayday, mayday. If you’ve never donated to the Community Chest, this is the year to start. If you know someone new to town, please inform them about the Chest and encourage them to give. If you have already donated this year, thank you, and could you do a little more? After May 1, if we haven’t reached our goal, cuts will have to be made. Together we can turn this plea into a May Day celebration. When we hit our goal on May 1, we will be dancing in the streets!

Send your donation to P.O. Box 99, Sewanee, TN 37375 or give through PayPal donate button.

The Community Chest gives yearly, sustaining support to the following organizations:

Girl Scout Troop 2107, $200

Sewanee Spoken Word, $200

S Double A Ranch, $250

Friday Night in the Park, $300

American Legion, $435

Sewanee Angel Park, $500

TigerSharks Swim Team, $500

Boy Scout Troop 14, $500

Dog Park, $600

Cub Scout Pack 152, $700

Sewanee Chorale, $750

St. Mark’s Community Center, $800

Blue Monarch, $1,000

South Cumberland Farmer Market, $1,000

Mt. Goat Trail Alliance, $1,800

Fourth of July Celebration, $2,000

St. James/Midway Community Park, $2,000

Franklin County Humane Society, $3,000

Sewanee Community Center, $4,500

Folks at Home, $5,500

MARC, $8,500

Housing Sewanee, $10,000

Community Action Committee, $11,000

Sewanee Mountain Messenger, $12,000

Children’s Center, $12,000

Senior Citizen’s Center, $12,000

SES Parent Organization, $25,000

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