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TICKETS Fore CHARITY

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In 2014, The Barclays is proud to once again coordinate the TICKETS Fore CHARITY program.  Designed to positively impact the communities where PGA TOUR tournaments are held, this unique fundraising opportunity allows local charitable organizations to partner with The Barclays in order to promote the sale of tournament tickets.  100 percent of the net proceeds from ticket sales are donated to charity.

In 2013, the fifth year for the program, TICKETS Fore CHARITY was again a tremendous success raising over $750,000 for over 100 charitable partners throughout metropolitan New York and New Jersey.

To learn more about this opportunity and get your non-profit involved, please contact Charlie Diamond at 201.444.5356 or via e-mail at CharlieDiamond@pgatourhq.com.  The TICKETS Fore CHARITY program kicks off in April. 

The First Tee of Metropolitan New York

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The mission of The First Tee of Metropolitan New York is to impact the lives of young people by providing learning facilities and education programs that promote character development and life-enhancing values through the game of golf.  TFTMNY services New York City, Long Island, Fairfield, Westchester, and Essex Counties.

The First Tee of Essex County

In August of 2006, The First Tee of Essex County was formed through a partnership between the Metropolitan Golf Association, New Jersey PGA and New Jersey State Golf Association.  Located at Weequahic Park Golf Course in the heart of Newark's South Ward, the organization converted a blighted former dumping site into a beautiful Junior Learning Facility to serve the youth of Essex County.  This facility is a versatile practice area that can be used for short game instruction, a limited flight driving range and a three-hole short course to introduce youth people to the game and its positive values.

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Birdies for the Brave

Birdies for the Brave is a military outreach initiative that the PGA TOUR proudly supports and is dedicated to supporting the brave men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families.

CLICK HERE to watch an amazing Birdies for the Brave video with Phil Mickelson and learn all about this wonderful foundation.

Rising Tide Capital

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Rising Tide Capital is a Jersey City-based nonprofit organization founded by Harvard graduates Alex Forrester and Alfa Demmellash in 2004. We believe that the best way to revitalize local economies is to support the entrepreneurial energy and talent that exist in every neighborhood. Rising Tide Capital's programs provide entrepreneurs with:
· Knowledge Capital- affordable classes that teach entrepreneurs how to plan, start and run a business;
· Social Capital- professional coaching, mentoring and networking opportunities with other entrepreneurs and local business experts;
· Access to Financial Capital- guidance on financial planning and accessing funding.
Our model for supporting local entrepreneurship has received national recognition-from President Barack Obama to CNN Heroes-but our true success is in our entrepreneurs. When they succeed, they not only generate income for their families, but also create a ripple effect when they pay taxes, source locally and hire employees. To learn more, visit http://www.RisingTideCapital.org and follow us on Twitter @RisingTideOrg.

The American Red Cross

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Every Day, the American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. The Red Cross aspires to turn compassion into action so that: All people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope. Our communities are ready and prepared for disasters. Everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products. All members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed. In an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives. An average of 91 cents of every dollar the Red Cross spends is invested in humanitarian services and programs. The Red Cross is not a government agency; it relies on donations of time, money and blood to do its work.

See how the Red Cross is helping in your community:
The American Red Cross North Jersey Region serves more than 5.7 million people in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren counties. Follow the North Jersey Region social media channels.
Website: http://www.redcross.org/nj/fairfield

The American Red Cross Greater New York Region serves more than 13 million people in New York City; Long Island; Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan and Westchester counties; and Greenwich, Conn.
Website: http://www.redcross.org/ny/new-york

YMCA

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The New Jersey Alliance of YMCA's is a not-for-profit association made up of 44 YMCA's from the state of New Jersey.  They bring the independent YMCA's of New Jersey together to collaborate and work on areas of mutual benefit in order to strengthen and enhance their individual YMCAs and the collective strength of NJ YMCA's to better serve the people of New Jersey.

Among their goals is to develop and implement strategic statewide programs and brands which will have a positive impact on solving critical needs and issues in the state of New Jersey, to provide a unified voice to address Public Policy issues, and to fulfill their mission to build strong kids, strong families and strong communities.

Everyday, YMCA staff members and volunteers throughout the state of New Jersey are providing programs and services to children, youth, adults, seniors, families, those with special needs, and others based on the four core values of the YMCA: Caring; Honesty; Respect; and Responsibility.

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