2016 Friends of the Foundation Program Now Underway
SIMONS ISLAND, GA – July 20, 2016 – The 2016 Friends of the Foundation, a charity program administered by the Davis Love Foundation to benefit area nonprofits, is now underway. The program helps charities raise money by selling $20 raffle tickets for the chance to win a new 2016 Buick Verano courtesy of Nalley Automotive of Brunswick. One hundred percent of the money collected through the raffle is distributed back to the participating charities.
“The program is a great complement to the charitable mission of the Davis Love Foundation and The RSM Classic,” said Scott Reid, Tournament Director. “Last year was the inaugural year of the program, and the thirty participating charities received more than $142,000. In addition to the dollars raised by the charities, the Davis Love Foundation is funding a $50,000 Bonus Pool that will be distributed based on raffle ticket sales performance. ”
“Being a part of the Davis Love Foundation raffle last year was such a wonderful experience. The entire school pulled together for one goal; to raise as much money as possible for our school. We raised nearly $26,000,” said Mark Kok, Headmaster of Saint Simons Christian School. “Those funds allowed us to make upgrades to our facilities in order to give our students the best educational experience possible. We are so grateful to the Davis Love Foundation for allowing us to partner with them. We look forward to participating again this year.”
Charities have until August 1 to submit their registration forms. As of today, participating charities are:
Alzheimer’s Association of Coastal Georgia
American Cancer Society
America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia
Blessings in a Backpack Inc – Altama Elementary
Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Georgia Inc.
Casa Glynn, Inc.
Castaways Pet Rescue, Inc.
Children in Action Sports Club, Inc.
Communities in Schools of Glynn County, Inc.
The First Tee of the Golden Isles
Gathering Place, Inc.
Georgia Junior Golf Foundation, Inc.
Girls on the Run of Coastal GA
Girls on the Run of the Golden Isles
Hope House, Inc.
Hospice of the Golden Isles Inc.
Charities have from now until Friday, November 11 to sell raffle tickets and raise money for their organizations. The drawing for the 2016 Buick Verano will take place on Saturday, November 19 during The RSM Classic.
For full details regarding the program, visit RSMClassic.com.
About The RSM Classic (www.RSMClassic.com)
The RSM Classic is an Official PGA TOUR FedExCup Event played on the Seaside and Plantation courses at Sea Island Golf Club located on St. Simons Island, Georgia. The tournament (which will be held November 14 – 20 in 2016) is hosted by the Davis Love Foundation, which was established by PGA TOUR pro golfer Davis Love III for the purpose of contributing to the wellbeing and progress of society by supporting both national and community-based programs that focus on children and their families. The RSM Classic is named for title sponsor RSM US LLP (formerly McGladrey LLP), the leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, with more than 9,000 people in 86 offices nationwide.