Dancing with Savannah Stars raises $225,000 for children in foster care
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Brightside Advocacy’s Savannah Court Appointed Special Advocates held Dancing with Savannah Stars on Friday, May 13.
They say they raised a record-breaking $225,000.
Twelve “Savannah stars” competed to raise money for children in foster care in Chatham County.
This year’s “Savannah stars” included Angela Lightsey, Cissy Smith, Gillian Karatassos, Kierstin Graham, Marianne Ganem-Poppell, Marvette Wilkerson, Moncello Stewart, Nicole Rawls, Rick Ellison, Sabriya Scott, and Jonathan Jefferson.
Another one of the stars was WTOC’s Assistant News Director Pria Padgett, who raised over $19,646.
WTOC was also the tv sponsor for the event.
The winners of the night were:
- Top Fundraiser and Best Female Dancer - Sabriya Scott
- Best Male Dancer - Moncello Stewart
- Crowd Favorite - Nicole Rawls
Front Porch Improv’s John Brennan and Dan Gilbert co-hosted the event. Judges included Mayor Van Johnson, Judge Tammy Stokes, Kim Skalla, Averil Hull, and DJ Rax.
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