If you visit in Memphis, ask this foodie where the best spots are and get ready to go straight to Summer Avenue for anything from Elwood’s Shack and then to La Michoacana for the pinenut ice cream.Contact Ally Marlon “Big Dog” Brown, Assistant Construction Director Marlon joined the summer SOS staff as a Construction Manager for the 2004 summer. Millington (TN) High School and college basketball star brought his jump shot to stay at SOS in August 04.SOS advocates are active in our communities providing prevention education to students (Pre-K to College), community members and professionals. In 1986 Christ United Methodist Church in Memphis, TN launched SOS as a means to meet needs of some of our city’s most vulnerable homeowners.
Follow-up SOS follows-up with victims after they contact SOS.It takes a lot of courage to make that first call for help.SOS works with clients to meet them where they are and empower them to make their own choices. Laura enjoys keeping the SOS full-time staff in line and watching her son grow up.Contact Laura Ally Velderman, Director of Camps & Programs Ally first came to SOS on a college spring break trip, returned as an SOS Academy intern (Class of 2013), and has been a part of the staff since 2014, first working as the SOS Builds Director and spending summers with SOS114.Advocacy Advocacy means an SOS Advocate will listen to a victim’s needs and assist in safety planning, court or protection order assistance, working with others to help them understand the needs of victims of violence.