Satchel’s Pizza donated over $31,000 in profits from its ATM machines (one at Satchel’s and the other in the Lightnin’ Salvage gift shop) to charitable organizations that help less fortunate members of the local community in 2013.
Satchel’s/LSE Capital ATM Grants for 2013 went to:
Christians Concerned for the Community – $6,039.37
Rebuilding Together – $6,039.37
10 Special Olympics Athletes – $1,450
“Christians Concerned for the Community & Rebuilding Together are prime examples of what it means to work within the community by reusing resources to help others,” Satchel’s said in a release. “Their efforts truly promote fellowship and respect for all of our neighbors. They help mobilize all of the volunteers, equipment and tools which are needed to remodel, sustain and repair existing homes throughout our community. Their programs and services provide critical home repair, build ramps and install modifications depending on homeowners needs and provide weatherization and energy efficiency services to lower the cost of utilities for homeowners.”
Other recipients included:
January: Center for Autism and Related Disabilities – $702.25
February: Multiple System Atrophy Support Group – $786.25
March: Pleasant Street Historical Society – $1,081.25
April: Alachua Conservation Trust – $959.25
May: Helping Hands Clinic – $915.25
June: Tylers Hope for Dystonia – $986.75
July: Camp Crystal Lake – $1,018.25
August: Sidney Lanier School – $986.75
September: Civic Media Center – $1,044.75
October: Rebuilding Together North Central Florida – $975.50
November: Operation Petsnip – $1,020.50
December: Project Makeover – $812
Satchel’s also used ATM fees to fund three bonus grants to:
BHS Boys Lacrosse $100
UF Rock Climbing $100
Solar Gators $500.
Satchel’s also has a SatchGrant program- funded through restaurant profits – that gave out three $500 grants each quarter.