First Stop welcomes football legend Phil Savage to Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - First Stop, Inc., a not-for-profit organization dedicated to reducing the number of homeless people in Madison County, Alabama, is excited to announce that Alabama football legend Phil Savage will be the keynote speaker at their fundraiser dinner on June 14 at 6 p.m. at the Huntsville Marriot. Tickets are $50 and seating is limited. The event will also feature a silent auction to raise money to provide services for the homeless. All donations are tax-deductible.

“We’re really excited to have Phil Savage speaking at our inaugural event. Phil Savage has been involved in almost every aspect of football at many levels. He was on the coaching staffs at Alabama and UCLA and served as scout, player-personnel executive and general manager with the NFL’s Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles and Baltimore Ravens. Folks in Alabama probably know him well as a color commentator for the Crimson Tide Sports Network, or, as Executive Director of the Senior Bowl. Phil Savage has an amazing career and we’re looking forward to hearing his inspiring words. It promises to be a great evening,” says First Stop Board President, John Marshall,

Tickets can be purchased online here by clicking on the “Events” tab at the top of the page.

First StopFirst Stop, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) corporation established in 2001 to reduce the number of homeless persons in Huntsville/Madison County, Alabama communities. First Stop provides valuable services in the community by promoting rehabilitation of our homeless citizens, facilitating their transition from the street into permanent housing, assisting their reintroduction into the workforce, and providing them with life-management skills training to promote continued stability and growth.

First Stop’s efforts are funded through federal, state and local grants, planned outreach/fundraising efforts, contributions from organizations and gifts from interested individuals. Visitors are welcome to stop in and tour the First Stop facility at 206 Stokes St., Huntsville, AL 35805 anytime during business hours. Please call 256-533-3391 for more information.

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