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Campout for the Homeless November 15-16 at ABAC

TIFTON – A Campout for the Homeless benefitting Ruth’s Cottage will take place at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on the ABAC Lakeside lawn beginning at 7 p.m. on Nov. 15 and continuing until 7 a.m. on Nov. 16.   All ABAC students, faculty, and staff are eligible to participate.  This event is sponsored by the Student Government Association.

At 7 p.m. on Nov. 15, guest speaker Nancy Bryan will talk about how Ruth’s Cottage and the Patticake House serve the Tifton community and how the proceeds raised will benefit these local organizations. Afterwards, participants will create temporary homes from cardboard boxes and camp out on the lawn to bring attention to the plight of homeless people nationwide.

There is a cost of $1 for a small box, $2 for a medium box, and $3 for a large box. Duct tape is also available for $3. The Baptist Collegiate Ministries will provide dinner during the evening, and breakfast will be served by the Student Government Association.  

For more information on the campout, interested persons can call the SGA office at (229) 391-5095.
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