CRITZ TYBEE RUN FEST supporting the community since 2009 

The Critz Tybee Run Fest announces 2015 donation and grants 

$440,000 and counting: Encouraging Health and Education goals

The Critz Tybee Run Fest and Dale Critz Jr., founder and main sponsor of the successful two-day race event, announced the non-profit recipients of the 2015 Critz Tybee Run Fest proceeds. Each year the Critz Tybee Run Fest gives back to the community by donating all net profits raised through sponsorships, advertising and race entry fees to deserving area non-profit organizations. The 2015 grants will support school programs, college education, healthy lifestyles for kids and teens, and other education and health related causes.

Thirteen area organizations received grants from the $64,500 made up by the net proceeds of the 2015 Critz Tybee Run Fest. Bringing the total of grant donations, since the inception of the Critz Tybee Run Fest, to over $440,000.

2015 Recipients include:

  • Armstrong State University
  • The Froebel Circle's Fresh Air Home at Tybee
  • Girls on the Run
  • Horizons Savannah
  • The Humane Society for Greater Savannah Youth Education Program
  • Lady Bamford Early Learning Center
  • 100 Black Men of Savannah's College Mentoring Program and Youth Academy
  • Performance Initiatives Fitness
  • Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Savannah State University
  • Tybee Island YMCA
  • The Tybee Maritime Academy
  • Tybee Post Theatre

Dale Critz Jr.: “Our goal for the Critz Tybee Run is to put on a great race and support healthy living and education in our community. A huge thank you goes to everyone who made funding possible through sponsorship support, advertising placement and race registration in this one-of-a-kind event.”

By being part of numerous nonprofit organizations in the Greater Savannah Area, Dale Critz Jr. and the whole Critz family have a longstanding tradition to contribute large amounts to better their community through donations, scholarships and grants.