Susan Spurgeon

Project: Chattanooga Hugs
Program: CO.STARTERS for Causes

Chattanooga Hugs wants to connect the city with positive energy words. Chattanooga Hugs, which stands for, Hugs United Grow Stronger, believes there are many forms of hugs: physical, virtual, a smile and a kind word. Chattanooga Hugs is a movement that wants to connect Chattanoogans with positive words that share love and acceptance of each other.


The Causeway Challenge is an ideas contest centered around a specific question, that empowers individuals to pilot their ideas for community change, with grassroots funding and hands-on coaching.