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Baumel Fund for Animal Welfare

Raymond & Elizabeth Baumel and Abernathy Fund for Animal Welfare gives again....

For forty years as owner of Sadye's, located in downtown Brunswick and later on St. Simons Island, Raymond Baumel helped to advise and clothe local fashionable women. To them he was the arbiter of good taste, quiet elegance, and style. He and his wife Elizabeth traveled the world in search of new styles and jewelry to bring back to the women of the Golden Isles. The Baumels had a succession of Yorkshire Terriers - each one, in his time, a permanent fixture at Raymond's feet at the store.

Raymond had a special place in his heart for abandoned or abused dogs. When Raymond died he sought through his estate to provide for "dog" welfare here in coastal Georgia for generations to come. He established the Raymond & Elizabeth Baumel and Abernathy Fund for Animal Welfare at the Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation and in doing so created a lasting legacy as well as a permanent income stream for the care and sheltering of stray and unwanted dogs for years to come.

2023 represents the thirteenth year funds will be going to this cause through nonprofits in Glynn County. No Kill Glynn County, Inc. is this year’s first recipient. These funds enabled the nonprofit to reach a matching challenge goal.  For more information follow his story:

No Kill Glynn County, Inc.

No Kill Glynn County 3.2023 Baumel Fund
L-R: Mary Root, CCGF Board, Tuscan with Caroline Blackshear, No Kill Glynn, Inc. and Laura Moore, CCGF COO/CFO