2nd Annual SYNGAP1 Golf Classic and Silent Auction


Cause Areas


Sun Mar 11, 2018 10:00 AM - Fri May 11, 2018 05:00 PM


18700 Cypresswood DriveCypress, TX 77429


Thank you for taking the time and energy investing to help our organization grow. Your contribution will help raise awareness and drive research to new treatments and therapies for our children. Your commitment to our mission is greatly appreciated!!

~Monica Weldon; President/CEO

Bridge the Gap - SYNGAP Education and Research Foundation

Golf Tournament Logistics:

Cypress Lakes Golf Club

May 11, 2018

Set Up Time: 8am

Registration: 10am

Golf Begins 12 Noon

Awards 4:30pm

Burger Bar Dinner/Silent Auction: 4:00 - 6:00pm

What is SYNGAP1?

A mutation in the gene SYNGAP1 results in intellectual disability ranging from moderate to severe. There can be associated attention deficits, impulsivity, and/or mood disorders. In addition, 70% - 80% of the children have some form of epilepsy. In recent findings SYNGAP1 has been linked to autism. It is currently unknown how many individuals have been diagnosed with autism that could lead to a potential underestimate of the number of SYNGAP1 individuals.

Why we are raising funds:

Our organization is currently raising funds for several programs that will help move to drive research and accelerate to treatments caused by the detrimental effects caused by SYNGAP1 mutations. We are currently preparing for the First International SYNGAP1 Conference to be held at Florida Scripps Research Institute on November 26 -28, 2018. The second project is to support the SYNGAP1 Education Family Meetups.

Our Fundraising Goal: $50,000 (or more)

We would like volunteers to achieve the goal of finding 1 sponsor or a golf team (4 People) and 2 Silent Auction items.

Opportunities for Sponsors:

*Title Sponsor

*18 Hole Sponsors

*25 - 35 Silent Auction Items Total

*2 Beverage Cart Sponsor


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  • Donor Management
  • Group Facilitation
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Community Outreach

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 21
  • 2 - 3 Hours per week and day of tournament

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