THE DAMNS WE’VE GIVEN

See what we’ve done over the past couple years. Lots of karma points and ‘Get out of Hell Free’ cards earned.

Past SGAD Events:

2017 Highlights

4,399 VOLUNTEER HOURS

55 COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS

514 NEW VOLUNTEERS THIS YEAR

Our Volunteers Contributed:

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

2016 Highlights

3,849 VOLUNTEER HOURS

33 COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS

441 NEW VOLUNTEERS THIS YEAR

Our Volunteers Contributed:

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.

2015 Highlights

2,752 VOLUNTEER HOURS

26 COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS

Our Volunteers Contributed:

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

2014 Highlights

2,376 VOLUNTEER HOURS

21 COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS

236 NEW VOLUNTEERS THIS YEAR

Our Volunteers Contributed:

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

2013 Highlights

1,976 VOLUNTEER HOURS

17 COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS

704 NEW VOLUNTEERS THIS YEAR

Our Volunteers Contributed:

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

2012 Highlights

3,194 VOLUNTEER HOURS

18 COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS

667 VOLUNTEERS

Our Volunteers Contributed:

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

2011 Highlights

1,566 VOLUNTEER HOURS

14 COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS

616 VOLUNTEERS

Our Volunteers Contributed:

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

2010 Highlights

763 VOLUNTEER HOURS

7 COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS

328 VOLUNTEER SPOTS FILLED

Our Volunteers Contributed:

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

ABOUT SURLY GIVES A DAMN

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.