As a part of the Southern BBQ Network Competition, each event is require to name a beneficiary. Each year the City of Abbeville chooses a 501c(3) who serves the Abbeville community to receive the honor of being beneficiary. This year's recipient is Abbeville Youth Center.
AYC's mission is to assist young people in developing strong CHARACTER, to help them reach their full potential as responsible CITIZENS and leaders and to influence them to have a relationship with Jesus CHRIST.
Each of their programs are geared toward the needs of middle and high school teenagers in the Abbeville area. Each student received FREE access to daily bible studies, one on one mentoring, tutoring, homework assistance, life skills classes, night outs, SAT Prep, meals, outreach opportunities, and post graduate readiness. Plus they get to engage in a wide variety of social activities and group games as well.