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Habitat for Humanity of Bulloch County to host inaugural 'Serving for Shelter' pickleball fundraiser

The June 1 event is for all ages and will raise funds to benefit Habitat Bulloch's work in helping three local families realize their dreams of homeownership. Registration is open!

On Saturday, June 1st, 2024, Habitat for Humanity of Bulloch County will host Serving for Shelter, a pickleball fundraiser, to support their work building homes, communities, and hope in Bulloch County. Funds raised will support construction of three new homes for low-income families in Statesboro.

“We’re so excited about this special event!” said Dr. Kristina Patterson, President of the Habitat for Humanity of Bulloch County Board of Directors. “In the face of a growing affordable housing crisis in Bulloch County, an increased number of families are looking to Habitat to help realize their dreams of homeownership. With the help of our generous sponsors and players, we can work to ensure that more families in Bulloch County have a safe, decent, affordable place to live.”

D & R Intensive Car Care is the presenting sponsor. Coastal Elite Roofing and Statesboro Kiwanis Club are court sponsors. Hall & Navarro, LLC, Tandoor and Tap, SYNOVUS, and Anders CPAs are sponsoring registration, water, cooling, and first aid stations.

The most recent Habitat groundbreaking in April 2024

The fundraiser will be held on June 1 from 9am-1pm at the Bulloch Recreation and Parks Honey Bowen courts at 1 Max Lockwood Drive. This is an all-ages. co-ed doubles event, which means that teams can be same gender or mixed gender. Players can register individually and be paired with a player of a similar skill level or as a two-person team.

To register to play or to volunteer to assist with the event, go to:

If your organization would like to be a general sponsor for the fundraiser, go to:

For more information, please contact Kristina Patterson at 804-586-1823 or email [email protected].