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Cancelled fishing tournament participants, sponsors donate fees to charities

Published on Friday, March 27, 2020

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The $3,000 donation allows the agency to feed 46 families of four for 10-plus days.

The $3,000 donation allows the agency to feed 46 families of four for 10-plus days.



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$3,000 donation allows the agency to provide 750 meals to home bound seniors.
 

$3,000 donation allows the agency to provide 750 meals to home bound seniors.

 



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The $3,000 donation help feeds the hungry by providing one hot meal a day to whoever comes through their doors.
 

The $3,000 donation help feeds the hungry by providing one hot meal a day to whoever comes through their doors.

 

The Greer Centennial Lions Club has turned an unfortunate situation into one that will help the community.

The April 4 bass fishing tournament on Lake Robinson has been canceled.

Sponsors and participants agreed to donate the fees to Greer Relief, Greer Community Ministries and the Greer Soup Kitchen for Coronavirus relief.  

A total of $9,000, contributed by most sponsors and participants, meant that the three non-profits were given $3,000 each.

The agencies, their mission, contribution and contact are:

• Greer Relief: Helps people in the greater Greer area with utility assistance, hunger, rent, mortgage, medication and  programs related to budgeting and healthy eating.

$3,000 allows the agency to feed 46 families of four for 10-plus days.

Contact: Executive Director Caroline Robertson, 864-416-1238.

Website: https://greerrelief.org

• Greer Community Ministries: Provides Meals on Wheels, Senior Dining, Food Pantry and Clothing Closet. 

$3,000 allows the agency to provide 750 meals to home bound seniors.

Contact: Executive Director Donny Kauffman, 864-230-3207

Website: http://www.gcminc.org/

• Greer Soup Kitchen: - Feeds the hungry by providing one hot meal a day to whoever comes through their doors. The average is 150 meals a day.   

Contact: Executive Director Martha Bennett, 864-421-5321.

Website: https://www.greersoupkitchen.com/

Fishing tournament sponsors

Greer CPW

Family Dental Health

Carolina Lawn and Tractor

Greer Flooring

Blue Ridge Tire

Benson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Synterra

Eugenia Bentley

Scott Daniels / Edward Jones 

George Coleman Ford

Owens Insurance

Brad Hollifield / Nationwide Insurance

City of Greer Mayor Rick Danner

Great Homes of the Upstate

Susan M. Burch / Wilson Associates

Langford Electric

Bank of Travelers Rest

Howard Construction

GrandSouth Bank

Jeter, Lloyd, Benjamin & Booth, CPAs, LLC

Eastside YMCA

Langston Black

Dixie Messer Mirror

Peach Bowl Lanes

Partners in Primary Care 

 

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