Savannah Carnaval: Friday, October 30 at The Clyde Venue

It’s time to celebrate (safely, of course) with everyone’s favorite service & therapy dog organization, SD Gunner Fund. The award-winning Savannah Carnaval is back with a Dia De Muertos Party and costume contest to support in incredible cause!
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The award-winning Savannah Carnaval is back and more action packed than ever before! Join us for Savannah Carnaval: A Dia De Muertos Party at The Clyde on Friday, October 30, 2020. Witness jaw-dropping acrobatics and jugglers from First City Fitness and Aerial Elements. Take your picture with real-life mermaids and painted ladies. Explore your latin-inspired dance moves with DJ Will Smith and dress to impress to be entered in our first ever costume contest. Back by popular demand is the legendary Rock, Paper, Scissors contest!

Tickets are available for this event through the SD Gunner Website.

Ticket Cost is $80 and is a 100% donation to SD Gunner Fund. Tickets include VIP entry with cabana-style seating, lite bites, a selection of beverages, live entertainment, competitive games and unlimited access to all photo opportunities, with several surprises in store! Temperature checks and contact tracing will be provided. Mask are mandatory upon entry.

Savannah Carnaval is SD Gunner Fund’s largest annual fundraising event. 100% of the money raised during the event is donated to the foundation to help support veterans, exceptional children, first responders and their families both financially and through the training and placement of much needed service and therapy dogs. In 2019, SD Gunner Fund reinvested over $40,000 into the local community it serves. This year, SD Gunner Fund is committed to support 10 local families, more than tripling the outreach from the previous year.

Founded in 2015, SD Gunner Fund is a registered 501c3 organization which proudly serves veterans, exceptional children, first responders, and their families in the Southeast region of the United States. SD Gunner Fund is the recipient of several prestigious awards for their work in the community including the Lincoln Caregiver Award (2015), the Georgia Senate Resolution 475, the Jefferson Award (2017), AKC Award for Canine Excellence (2017), Best Fundraising Event (2020), among several others. Founder, Britnee Kinard, one of South’s Hometown Heroes of 2020 also received the Fair Housing Act Certification in 2017.


Location: The Clyde Venue, 223 Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Savannah, GA 31401

For additional information about the event, click here.

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Britnee Kinard

Britnee Kinard founded the SD Gunner Fund in 2014, inspired by her husband — a wounded veteran — and her two children. The local nonprofit, based in Richmond Hill, Georgia, works to provide service-animal assistance to veterans and disabled children by mediating costs and arranging accommodations. Passionate about helping others live their lives to the fullest, Kinard works tirelessly as a caregiver and philanthropist to improve her local community and raise international awareness about the benefits of service animals. More recently, Kinard stepped up during the COVID-19 outbreak and has been supporting local businesses and providing safe and quality meals to first responders through Operation Restaurants and Responders (R&R).