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Sammy Fund Extends Reach Well Beyond Annual Event

October 19, 2007

Quincy Herald-Whig By Rodney Hart Seven hundred children are able to take swimming lessons.   A young mother and child take the trip of a lifetime. The reach of this weekend’s annual Sammy Fund event goes far beyond just numbers of dollars raised. Sure, there’s the 73 youth-oriented grants of nearly $97,000 since 2000, and the […]

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Plans announced for annual Sammy Fund events

July 19, 2007

Richard and Patti McNay will be the honorary chairmen of this year’s fundraiser, scheduled for Oct. 20-21 in Quincy, to benefit the Samantha Otte Youth Opportunity Fund Chuck and June Otte still believe they can make the event named after their daughter bigger and better. The eighth annual Sammy Fund event takes place Oct. 20 […]

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Fashion Show will benefit Sammy Fund

May 7, 2007

By Steve EighingerQuincy Herald-Whig The Sammy Fund will benefit from a Mother’s Day weekend fashion show sponsored by Ally & Co. on Saturday at Washington Park. This is Ally & Co.’s third major fundraiser fashion show in the last two years that targets assistance for a local non-profit organization.   Its most recent effort was last […]

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Fashion Show to Benefit the Sammy Fund

April 30, 2007

A Mother’s Day fashion show sponsored by Ally & Co. will take place May 12 in Quincy’s Washington Park.   Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Sammy Fund. Ally & Co. is at 515 Maine.   Reservations can be made by calling (217) 223-2600.   Invitations have been sent, but the event is open to the public.  Allison […]

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Sammy Fund Awards $15,015

January 7, 2007

Quincy Herald-Whig Sammy Fund Awards $15,015Twelve area agencies are better off financially with today’s disbursements from the 2007 Sammy Fund event in Quincy. The Sammy Fund is organized by friends and family of Samantha Otte, who was 10 when she died nearly seven years ago after a liver transplant necessitated by cystic fibrosis.   Twelve grants […]

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Sammy Fund Event Raises Record Amount

November 21, 2006

By the Herald-Whig Staff Organizers announced Monday that October’s annual Samantha Otte Youth Opportunity Fund event raised a record $38,066. Fundraising events October 14 – 15 involved a golf tournament at Westview, a walk and run around Madison Park, motorcycle poker run, concert and dinner and auction at the Knights of Columbus. Samantha Otte died […]

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Events, dates announced for 2006 Sammy Fund

July 15, 2006

Still grieving the death of their 10-year-old daughter, Chuck and June Otte made a decision six years ago to turn tragedy into triumph. Samantha Otte died in March 2000 after a liver transplant made necessary by cystic fibrosis. The Ottes, along with many friends and family, formed the Sammy Fund and the Samantha Otte Youth […]

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Sammy Fund Weekend 2006 Planned

July 15, 2006

Events, dates announced for 2006 Sammy Fund By Rodney “Dutch” Hart Still grieving the death of their 10-year-old daughter, Chuck and June Otte made a decision six years ago to turn tragedy into triumph. Samantha Otte died in March 2000 after a liver transplant made necessary by cystic fibrosis. The Ottes, along with many friends […]

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Youth programs receive $13,805 from Otte Fund

January 6, 2006

Youth programs receive $13,805 from Otte Fund By Rodney Hart Family and friends celebrated the late Samantha Otte’s 16th birthday this morning by handing out 11 grants from the Samantha Otte Youth Opportunity Fund. The Community Foundation of the Quincy Area awarded the checks totaling $13,805. Samantha Otte died at age 10 in March 2000 […]

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Sammy Fund event raises $36,100

November 23, 2005

November 23, 2005 Sammy Fund event raises $36,100 Organizers say the sixth annual Sammy Fund event last month netted $36,100, the highest total yet raised. The events included the first fall color run and walk through East End Historic District in Quincy, a motorcycle observation run, golf tournament at Westview golf course with 40 teams, […]

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