Satch Kerans Band Plays For Project Sunshine
Some of my best memories were listening to Satch Kerans as lead singer of The Catalinas at The Kaloust house for our 3rd of July Bash’s we used to have.
Satch’s new band The Satch Kerans Band played for a great cause in Project Sunshine
Hi Joe - this is a link to an article about a benefit we played for Project Sunshine. Project Sunshine provides funding for summer recreation activities for the children of 157 homeless families who have been placed in hotels or motels in Danvers. It’s an incredibly important cause.
Read about it in this article-
By Kathy McCabe
Globe Staff / July 29, 2012
The cool spray of the fire hose soaked youngsters in the noon sun at the annual Fireman’s Muster, one of the hottest events of summer at Endicott Park.
Hundreds of kids from the town’s playgrounds and recreation programs descended on the park’s wide, green fields for a day of old-fashioned firefighting fun.
“We’re going to get, in the end, soaking, soaking wet,” said 10-year-old Isabel, dripping wet in a bright yellow T-shirt with “Sunshine Club” printed on the back.
The finale featured kids and counselors frolicking in a giant pile of sudsy fire foam, the ’50s hit “Splish Splash” blaring over the public address system.
“You look good in a beard,” said Tereza, 12, giggling as she lathered up the face of Chris Roy, director of Project Sunshine.
“You think so?” said Roy, breaking into a smile.
Project Sunshine, a free summer recreation program for homeless kids living in Danvers hotels, has become it’s own shining star. Over the past two summers, the program has received a statewide honor, attracted nearly $40,000 in private funding, and won the hearts and hands of volunteers from Danvers to Marblehead to Brockton.
“It’s a communitywide effort, with a tremendous outpouring of volunteerism,” said Town Manager Wayne Marquis. “I think people feel proud that their town cares enough to reach out to our residents who are in need. You can count me in that group.”
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