The Loehr Family

The Loehr Family

Diane and Jason have been married for 19 years and began their relationship with the dream to one day adopt. In 2012, the two became licensed foster parents and started their foster care journey. In total, this couple welcomed five teenagers and four children into...
Celebrating The Teague Family

Celebrating The Teague Family

The story of The Teague Family was featured in the Bananaland Documentary. Watch the full video here.    Durham, North Carolina is filled with lollygagger baseball fans, but there was not a dry eye in the ballpark when Bananas Foster took to the field to...
The Cole Family

The Cole Family

  Emily and Jesse Cole are the owners of the Savannah Bananas, known as the Greatest Show in Sports. The Cole’s started the organization with the goal to make baseball fun and bring families together. Inspired by the foster care community, Emily and Jesse...
Celebrating Sarah Michaels

Celebrating Sarah Michaels

Click Here to watch Sarah Michaels’ celebration in Indianapolis, Indiana. Indianapolis, Indiana gave us the largest crowd in the 2023 Banana Ball World Tour. It was a magical sight as I watched the crowd come together all standing, clapping, and cheering for one...
Celebrating The Gandy Family

Celebrating The Gandy Family

A crowd, brought to their feet and wiping their tears, celebrated the Gandy Family on June 17th, 2023 in Grayson Stadium. Jim and Iris Gandy became a licensed foster family in 2018. The family currently have 9 children in their home. Of those children, 6 are currently...
The Mathias Family

The Mathias Family

Catherine and her husband met in 2015 and were married in 2020. The couple moved to Savannah in 2021; Catherine is the Recruitment Coordinator for Elks Aidmore, a therapeutic foster care agency, and her husband serves in the military. Faith is important to both of...