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Colonial’s Birdies for Charity raises over $14M for local nonprofits

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The Star-Telegram reported that Colonial Country Club’s annual Birdies for Charity fundraising campaign raised more than $14 million in 2018 for dozens of local nonprofit organizations.

“It is with great pride that we were able to support such important charity work in the Tarrant County area,” said Rob Hood, chairman of the Colonial Tournament, in a press release. “This was a big reason why the Fort Worth community came together this year to keep our tournament going. This component of our event cannot be overstated.”

The local charities gathered last week for a luncheon to find out the final amount raised, and to receive checks for their portion.

Participating nonprofit beneficiaries include:

  • ACH Child and Family Services
  • All Saints Health Foundation
  • Alliance for Children
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Tarrant County
  • Camp Fire USA First Texas Council
  • Cancer Care Services
  • CASA of Tarrant County
  • Cassata High School
  • Child Study Center
  • Communities in Schools of Tarrant County
  • Community Storehouse
  • Cornerstone Assistance Network
  • The First Tee of Fort Worth
  • Fort Worth Museum of Science & History
  • Gill Children’s Services
  • Happy Hill Farm Academy
  • HOPE Farm, Inc.
  • Imagination Fort Worth
  • Kids who Care
  • Lena Pope
  • Lighthouse for the Blind
  • Presbyterian Night Shelter
  • Recovery Resource Council
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • SafeHaven of Tarrant County
  • Susan G. Komen Greater Fort Worth
  • Texas Health Resources Foundation
  • Texas Wesleyan University
  • The WARM Place
  • A Wish With Wings
  • YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth
  • Youth Orchestra of Greater Fort Worth

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