A Maryland chapter raises money for Sandy victims in New Jersey After Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states last fall, Good Sam chapters were quick to lend a helping hand. Case in point: Maryland’s Oriole Ramblers rescheduled activities at their 40th anniversary celebration to host a fundraising 50-50 raffle, with proceeds [...]
A Canadian chapter spreads the Good Samaritan spirit of giving The 46 members of Canada’s Sunseeker Sams chapter had no trouble deciding on a deserving recipient for their 2012 charitable project. The Saskatoon-based Good Sam chapter already knew about the great work being done by Saskatchewan’s Camp Easter Seal, so it was an easy choice [...]
The Citrus County Sams lend a hand in west-central Florida Since the start of the Good Sam Club in 1966, members have always been eager to lend a hand, and that’s especially true among the club’s nearly 1,500 Good Sam chapters throughout the United States and Canada. Chapter members across the continent contribute thousands [...]
When is a blanket more than a blanket? When it’s a “hug.” Children in need of a reassuring hug have been receiving blankets fashioned by Georgia’s Singing Sams chapter of the Good Sam Club since 2006. That’s when chapter members first got together at an RV campout to make tied fringe blankets for the nonprofit [...]
Winnipeg’s Redboine Sams help kids battling life-threatening illnesses Since the start of the Good Sam Club in 1966, members have always been eager to lend a hand, and that’s especially true among the club’s nearly 1,500 Good Sam chapters throughout the United States and Canada. Chapter members across the continent contribute thousands of hours each [...]
When it comes to the Good Sam spirit, not even a lightning strike can deter members from doing good deeds
Thirty-three years ago, the Good Sam Club lent its support to a fledgling nonprofit known as Dogs for the Deaf. Today, Dogs for the Deaf is recognized as North America’s oldest and largest Hearing Dog institution, providing trained dogs to people with a variety of challenges, from hearing loss to autism. Over the years, the Good Sam Club has played a big part in the success of Dogs for the Deaf, now celebrating its 35th year.
What do a stray animal advocate, a couple of volunteer contractors, two disaster-relief workers and a pair of perennial do-gooders have in common? These RVing altruists have all received the Good Sam Club’s prestigious RVer of the Year award.
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Second Chance Sams share more than a love of RVing At the 1977 Spring Samboree in Belleville, Kansas, 14 Good Sam members came together to form the first Second Chance Sams chapter for RVers who’ve been given a second chance at life. The chapter was the brainchild of former firefighter A.W. “Smokey” Linn, who survived [...]
Want to have some fun and meet other RVers? Become a Camping World Goodwill Ambassador! Goodwill Ambassadors are the friendly faces who serve as Camping World’s number one contact with customers in campgrounds, at RV shows and RV rallies. They also develop positive relationships, working to continually build good rapport with both campground management and [...]