2,359 Bags of food packed with The Sheridan Story
3,142 Pounds of rice repacked with Second Harvest Heartland
$3,500 Raised through SGAD’s Special Olympics Polar Plunge team
190 Boxes of medical supplies sorted with MATTER
109 Dressers built with Bridging MN
142 Thanksgiving meals delivered for Open Arms of Minnesota
135 Pints of blood donated to Memorial Blood Centers
$11,500 Amount Polar Plunge team raised for Special Olympics
SGAD, Bent Paddle Brewing & Duluth parks helped create a new 18 inch wide level walking trail free of all things but dirt!
1 House painted and fixed up fora Hearts & Hammers client.
922 lbs Of food donated. 1,178 lbs of foodwas repacked for the Great Plains Food Bank , Fargo bySGAD ND. 2,124 lbs of black beans were repackagedfor the Greater Chicago Food Depository by SGAD IL.
200+ Trees and shrubs planted to helpcelebrate the National Parks100th Birthday!
516.9 lbs Produce grown for Seridan Story
119 Volunteers prepped Surly’s adopted section of the Midtown Greenway in the Summer, Spring and Fall
84 bags of garbage picked up in Rochester
SGAD SD was a part of a massive 250 volunteer crew that helped remove 1,500 lbs of trash and 400 lbs of recyclables from the banks of the Big Sioux River and Skunk Creek.
8,000 toys sorted and organized for Toys for Tots
96 Dressers built for Bridging
34 bags of invasive Garlic Mustard pulled out ofthe O’Mara Newport woods in Iowa City by SGAD IA
1 sweet potato patch weeded at Prarie Pines TrainingFarm in Lincoln, NE by SGAD NE
SGAD WI & The Hunger Task Force fixed 50 gas exchange columns to keep the fish happy, harvested 1000 apples and picked 400lbs of tomatoes
SGAD SD & the Corner Stone Rescue Mission setup,served up and cleaned up a free BBQ for the hungryand the community in Rapid City.
145 Thanksgiving meals delivered for Open Arms of MN
165 Pints of blood donated to Memorial Blood Centers
214+, 23 tires, 1 sink Picked up across Minnesota and Iowa
25 Planting beds built at Prospect Park Community Garden
31,700+ Pounds of food repacked for the Greater Chicago Food Depository
10 Thousand pounds of rice sorted with Second Harvest Heartland
60 Dressers built with Bridging
5,448 People helped with the Emergency Foodshelf Network
39 Units of blood collected for Memorial Blood Center
1 Mountain bike trail expanded at Theodore Wirth Park
30 Dressers built with Bridging MN
5,580 Folks served at the Emergency Foodshelf Network
1,500 Trees planted at the Cedar Creek Conservation Area
4+ Invasive species removed from the Midtown Greenway
122 Toys collected for Toys for Tots
4,000 Folks in need helped through SGAD’s work with the Emergency Food Network
46 Units of blood donated with Memorial Blood Centers, helping to save 138 lives
230 Toys donated for Madison’s Christmas Wish Drive
15,014 Pounds of food donated through tours
175 Toys donated to Madison’s Christmas Wish
2,500 Blankets process, folded, and sorted with Bridging MN
50+ Bikes cleaned and repaired with Free Bikes 4 Kidz
9,288 Packed with Feed My Starving Children
53 Units of blood collected, which has the potential to save 159 lives
8808 Number of pounds of donated food sorted at SGAD’s first ever volunteer event
Surly Gives A Damn (SGAD) is our mission to “tap” Surly Nation’s goodwill and passion for giving back and supporting the community. Thanks, Surly Nation, for your outstanding work in 2016.