Mahi Mayhem Fishing Tournament Raises $30,000 For Local Charities

Article Published – May 18, 2017
Fishing Event in the Florida Keys is Rapidly Gaining in Popularity.

Duck Key, FL 

05/06/2017 – Tom Thumb Food Stores Donates $15,000 each to Samuel’s House and Lotus House – during a banquet hosted at Hawk’s Cay Resort in Duck Key, FL during the 2nd Annual Tom Thumb Mahi Mayhem Fishing Tournament.

“This will greatly help with our increase of women and children this past year that are victims of Domestic Violence.” – Elmira Leto, Samuel’s House.  “As always Tom Thumb is a first Class Act!”

“Lotus House wishes to extend our most heartfelt gratitude for the Tom Thumb Food Stores donation. With your help, the Lotus House has served over 2,200 women, youth and children since its establishment.” – Maria Carvalho, Lotus House.

“We are excited to be working with our local South Florida communities, and are genuinely pleased to support wonderful organizations such as Samuel’s House and Lotus House. We are also grateful to the many vendors who support and help to grow the Tom Thumb Mahi Mayhem event into a fantastic experience that truly benefits everyone involved.” – Jim & Tom McCarthy, Owners of Tom Thumb Food Stores, Inc.


Samuel’s House, Inc., based in Key West FL, the umbrella agency of two permanent supportive housing units, Kathy’s Hope and Casa de Meredith and Mary Spottswood Women’s Center, Monroe County’s only emergency shelter for homeless women and children.  Learn more about Samuel’s House by visiting their website –


Serving more than 250 guests daily, including 130 children, Lotus House, based in Miami FL, provides a sanctuary where some of the most vulnerable in our community can blossom into who they are truly meant to be. Learn more about Lotus House by visiting their website –


Tom Thumb Food Stores, Inc. operates 15 convenience stores and 8 Subway™ restaurant locations from Fort Lauderdale to Key West.  A family-owned business since 1964, Tom Thumb supports a broad range of charitable and community programs in South Florida.

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Tom Thumb Food Stores is a family-owned and operated convenience store chain that has maintained a presence in South Florida for more than 50 years, with locations spanning from Fort Lauderdale to Key West.

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