REBUILDING LIVES THROUGH SPORTS
All proceeds of this tournament will benefit veterans through:
Disabled Sports USA Warfighter Sports
Warfighter Sports, a program of Disabled Sports USA, offers sports rehabilitation for wounded warriors with permanent physical disabilities in military hospitals and communities across the U.S. in partnership with a nationwide network of over 120 community-based chapters.
Since 1967, Disabled Sports USA has proudly served wounded warriors, including those injured in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, offering over 50 winter and summer sports at more than 100 events each year. Warfighter Sports rebuilds lives through sports by improving self-confidence, promoting independence and uniting families through shared healthy activities. Contributions cover all expenses for participation of the warrior and a family member, including individualized adaptive instruction, adaptive sports equipment, transportation, lodging and meals.
Since 2003, more than 13,000 of the most severely wounded and their families have been served, including those with amputations, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, visual impairments, and significant nerve and muscle damage. For more information, visit www.warfightersports.org.
Tee It Up for the Troops
Tee It Up for the Troops is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that serves U.S. military veterans and their families. Based in Minnesota, Tee It Up for the Troops inspires communities across the country to organize golf events to raise funds for partnering military service organizations who deliver critically needed services to military families including:
* Treatment of PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injuries: the hidden wounds of war
* Suicide Awareness and Prevention: reducing veteran suicides
* Employment: veteran unemployment rate is much higher than the national average
* Sports and Recreation: both adaptive and rehabilitative
* Family and Caregiver Support: strong family + strong caregiver = strong warrior
* Housing: homelessness, plus transitional and comfort housing while receiving treatment
Established in 2005, Tee It Up for the Troops has hosted over 475 events in more than 40 states and has donated over $10 million to more than 335 various military service organizations supporting all those who serve(d). In addition, through their REUNION initiative, Tee It Up for the Troops has reunited over 300 combat veterans who were separated due to battlefield injuries or changes in rehabilitation status.
Together, we make a difference!
Learn more at www.teeitupforthetroops.org.