Confederate group donates $800 to Cullman Caring for Kids

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Pictured left to right are Camp Adjutant Bert Jones, Camp 1st Lt. Commander Nathan Lamar, Cullman Caring for Kids Director Steven Sutter and Camp Commander Wayne Willingham. (Nathan Lamar)

CULLMAN, Ala. – On Aug. 17, members of the local camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (Thomas Jefferson Denney Camp #1442) presented two checks to Steven Sutter, director of Cullman Caring for Kids.

The camp won a community service award at the SCV’s Division Reunion earlier this year. As a result of that award, the Alabama Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans donated $500 in the name of Thomas Jefferson Denney Camp #1442 to Cullman Caring for Kids. The camp added an additional $300 check from the funds members raised, for a combined total of $800.

The camp appreciates the support it has received from the community throughout the years and plans to continue contributions to Cullman County charities.

The Sons of Confederate Veterans is a heritage organization, and membership is open to descendants of Confederate veterans. The local camp meets on the last Tuesday of every month at the Cullman VFW at 7 p.m.