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Mission Statement

To enrich the lives of economically-disadvantaged children through access to and inclusion by the world of golf and private country clubs ... to develop corollary positive interactions with privileged private club members - who are generally in a position to provide disadvantaged kids with higher-education scholarships, mentoring, internships, invitations, and challenge-reward programs as motivation and inspiration. Our vision is a greater sense of responsibility by "golf" (and private country club golfers) to help disadvantaged, underprivileged kids ... more for access & inclusion than for recreation, with parallel initiatives of scholarships, mentoring, essay contests, challenge & reward programs, & special invitations as incentives and experiencing "new worlds".

Golf as the "link" - between private country club members and less-fortunate, underprivileged children... New and even unprecedented opportunities and access gained to positive environments, new life experiences and engagement of individuals who can help improve the lives of economically disadvantaged kids through Golf.

Create coordinate educational initiatives (school and community-based programs) and a range of life-enriching experiences and new worlds ... Private country club members in a position to help deserving low-income children can do so through mentoring, tutuoring, internships, scholarships, special invitations, and challenge & reward programs, all within the framework of Golf ...

Description

Program-partner and volunteer-driven, with the vision of chapter expansions throughout the United States ... Gain the commitment and cooperation of corporations, foundations, business leaders, private country club members, PGA playing pros, PGA teaching pros, professional athletes, celebrities, and avail of the existing infrastructure of program partners in providing direct support to "All Kids". Design and implement program content with coordinating program partners such as the Public Schools (middle schools, elementary schools, and high schools, School Districts, Children's Aid Society, Boys/Girls Clubs, United Way, Abbott House, and prospective partners such as the After-School Corporation, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boy Scouts/Explorers Club, Girl Scouts, YMCA's, Fresh Air Fund, Prep-for-Prep, Charter Schools, additional schools and community groups. Corporate volunteers and volunteer programs can provide supplemental supervision and serve as event chaperones/participants in special events, as well as help to secure invitations to private golf and country clubs ... Corporations and corporate personnel can also sponsor and arrange kids' attendance at special golf events such as PGA, Senior PGA, LPGA, and USGA golf tournaments. Community group leaders and school teachers can provide essential group supervision and essential infrastructure support for coordinate groups of kids ... PGA Teaching and Tour Pros can provide introductory golf instruction where possible as can select volunteers ... Programs are designed to offer mentoring, tutoring, higher-education scholarships & internships through golf ... higher-education scholarships can be implemented via Scholarship America). Golf instructional scholarships for students can also be offered. Curriculum enhancements via schools to develop Golf/Math Golf/Science, Golf/Literary Arts, Golf/Physics, Golf/Geography, Golf/Poetry, Golf/History, etc. and other special educational initiatives for deserving although underserved kids.

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http://www.AllGolfsKids.org

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