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Dadeville Chamber Organizes Drive to Help Girls Ranch


Published: 11.25.2020

Food and Supplies Drive
November 15-December 15, 2020

The Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Girls Ranch in Camp Hill serves as a foster home for 20 girls from abusive or abandonment situations, and it is supported by the sheriffs of Lee, Chambers and Tallapoosa counties. The ranch is located on Girls Ranch Road between Auburn and Lake Martin.

They need your help

The Girls Ranch cares for these 20 children on a budget of about $2 per day per girl which is pretty tough to do. This year, due to the current pandemic, they have not received as many donations as they normally do and are in dire need. One of the ways to help is to provide them with some of their daily essentials. The Lake Martin Dadeville Area Chamber is asking for help and is collecting the items below for the Ranch.

Foods
Canned goods
Dry, non-perishable foods

Paper Products
Paper towels
Toilet Paper
Paper Plates

Cleaning Supplies
Laundry detergent (huge need)
Dishwashing liquid
Floor cleaner
Lysol
Clorox wipes
Bleach
Bathroom cleaner
Antibacterial all-purpose spray

Drop-off Locations

Lake Martin Dadeville Area Chamber
345 E. LaFayette Street, Suite 102
Dadeville, AL 36853
Phone: 256.825.4019

In addition to the Lake Martin Dadeville Area Chamber, items can be dropped off at:
Lake Martin Realty Dadeville office
Jim’s Pharmacy
Walgreens (Dadeville)
Renfroe’s Market (Dadeville)
Floyd’s Feed & Seed

About the Girls Ranch

Opened in 1973 by the Alabama Sheriffs’ Association, the Tallapoosa County Girls Ranch is located on property donated by Mr. James D. “Duck” Samford. Currently, the campus consists of 3 ranch homes, 3 staff houses, an office, chapel, gym, pool, pond, and various support buildings. The ranchers attend Reeltown School, where they are involved in various extra-curricular activities. They are very active in youth programs and attend local churches. Ranch highlights include: annual beach trip, day at the water park, spa day, various camp experiences, Atlanta Braves game, Columbus Cottonmouths hockey game, fashion show, nursing home ministry, church food ministry, and visit to Children’s Hospital. Learn more >
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