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To register for the Golf Series, you can click on the logo of the organization you want to support and follow the instructions to enter. 

The below organizations are listed in alphabetical order and are approved designated Beneficiaries/Partners of the Golf Series and will receive donations from the Joan L. Kidd MD Fight for Life Continuum. To play in the Golf Series, each player must designate a nonprofit below to receive the donation and register for the Spring and/or Summer Series. 

For nonprofit organizations that would like more information on partnering with the Fight for Life Continuum, please contact us.

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ACCESS of Wilmington is a nonprofit organization that operates six different programs eliminating barriers to health and wellness through sports, recreation and fitness for those in our community with disabilities. ACCESS of Wilmington started in 2008 to raise funds to build The Miracle Field and Kiwanis Miracle Playground in Wilmington, North Carolina and building community for children, adults, and veterans with disabilities by eliminating barriers to health and wellness through adapted sports, recreation, and fitness.

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Adaptive Golfers is bringing the game of Golf to all with different abilities thorough our Resources, including Virtual and online teaching courses for Golf and Allied Health and Rehabilitative Industries, our adaptive golf clinics, youth adaptive golf, motivational expositions, and first responders and veterans adaptive golf clinics. We provide quarterly updates covering adaptive golf resources, trends, latest techniques, and inspirational stories. We work with manufacturers and other organizations to help people with challenges discover the wonders and therapeutic values of Golf.

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Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation is changing the lives of children with cancer by funding impactful research, raising awareness, supporting families and empowering everyone to help cure childhood cancer. Every day, 700 children worldwide are diagnosed with childhood cancer. Yet, childhood cancer research only receives less than 4-percent of the National Cancer Institute’s annual budget. It is up to all of us to fund research and find cures, so that someday these children are cured.

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American Heart Association Heart disease is the No. 1 killer worldwide, and stroke ranks second globally. Even when those conditions don’t result in death, they cause disability and diminish quality of life. We want to see a world free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – two of America’s leading killers. We team with more than 40 million volunteers and supporters to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke.

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Blue Star Families was founded in 2009 by a group of military spouses to empower military and veteran families to thrive by connecting them with their civilian neighbors, both people and organizations to create strong communities of support. One million military and veteran family members use our programs and resources each year. We are the source for all things military family related and offer a constantly growing resource with chapters and members across the country.

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Cancer Family Care Foundation for fifty years has been providing support for cancer patients and their families in the Cincinnati, Ohio-Northern Kentucky area. Our mission is to strengthen the well-being and alleviate the suffering of any child, adult, or family coping with cancer by providing therapeutic counseling, education, support, and hope to children, adults and families touched by cancer.

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Colorectal Cancer Alliance believes colorectal cancer is a senseless killer that must be stopped. Founded in 1999 by a group of 41 survivors, caregivers, and friends, we are today the nation's leading nonprofit dedicated to colorectal cancer. We empower a nation of allies who work with us to provide genuine support for patients and families, caregivers, and survivors; to raise awareness of preventive measures; and inspire efforts to fund critical research. United in our fierce determination to dramatically impact the way society sees this devastating disease, we exist to end colorectal cancer in our lifetime.

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Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is about finding forever families for children in foster care. Every day, more than 50 youth age out of foster care without a permanent family. Children enter foster care through no fault of their own because of abuse or neglect. They deserve a safe, loving home. As the Founder Dave Thomas said “These children are not some else’s responsibility. They are our responsibility.” Our signature programs: Wendy’s Wonderful Kids, Adoption friendly workplace, National Adoption Day, and Awareness.

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Emily’s Entourage is the only non-profit organization dedicated to fast-tracking research and drug development for rare, nonsense mutations of Cystic Fibrosis. Started in 2011 on Emily’s family’s living room floor, EE has raised over $10 million to support life-saving breakthroughs — and it’s all because of the endless passion and power of our Entourage. Made up of thousands of supporters, followers, and volunteers from around the globe, this Entourage is bound by a steadfast tenacity, commitment and the shared belief that Emily and everyone like her deserve hope for a future.

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The Foundation Daytona State College provides financial assistance to students and funding for critical needs that are beyond the scope of the College’s budget. The Foundation exists to assist anyone interested in investing in the lives of students and to connect the College’s values and its merit with all who seek to learn and support Daytona State College. The Foundation provides financial assistance to students and funding for critical needs that are beyond the scope of the budget of Daytona State College.

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Feed the Children In our day-to-day lives, hunger is often hard to see, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t there. Sadly, both in the United States and around the world, hunger is everywhere. With the increased hardship children and families have faced since the outbreak of COVID-19, in 2021 it was estimated that as many as 1 in 6 children in the U.S. was food insecure — meaning that they didn’t always know how they would get their next meal. Malnutrition is the single largest contributor to disease in the world. 5 million children under the age of 5 die of malnutrition issues every year. Your support provides Feed the Children with the resources to save the lives of children everywhere. 
 

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Fight Colorectal Cancer Our Mission: We fight to cure colorectal cancer and serve as relentless champions of hope for all affected by this disease through informed patient support, impactful policy change, and breakthrough research endeavors. Our Vision: A world where everyone affected by colorectal cancer has the power to connect, learn and act for the collective good. 

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First Responders Children’s Foundation supports the children and families of our first responder heroes who risk their lives every day in service to our communities. Our programs target areas where first responders and their families are most challenged, and where resources of the Foundation can have the most impact in the areas of scholarships, Financial assistance, and bereavement assistance. We have been supporting first responder children and their families for twenty years.

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First Tee began as a partnership among the major golf governing bodies in America, to make golf affordable and accessible for all kids. As we introduced the game, we also introduced a life skills curriculum that supported the development of values found within the game of golf, including honesty, integrity, perseverance and respect. Now, for over two decades we’ve been committed to helping kids build character strengths and important life skills through the game and providing all kids with access to opportunities for personal growth in a fun and safe environment.

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Florida Breast Cancer Foundation We improve the lives of those in Florida with breast cancer and give hope where there is none. We value integrity. We believe in evidence-based science. We advocate with perseverance, compassion, and respect for those who have no voice. We are passionate about our mission to save the lives of those impacted by breast cancer by supporting scientific research, community education, public policy through advocacy, and community-based organizations. FBCF's four mission pillars support Scientific Research, Education, Advocacy, & Direct Services which serve to better the lives of those faced with breast cancer in Florida.

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Food Brings Hope, inc. (FBH) was founded in 2007 by local businesswoman and philanthropist, Forough B. Hosseini.  FBH is a 501(c)3 public charity dedicated to providing collaborative solutions for children who experience hardships due to homelessness, hunger and poverty. FBH’s Mission is to nurture the body, mind, and spirit of underprivileged school children and create a community where they are given an opportunity to discover their full potential.  In 2022, FBH is serving over 1,500 students, enrolled in its 43 programs at 32 schools in Volusia and Flagler Counties in Florida.

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The Florida Cancer Specialists (FCS) Foundation provides financial support to qualified adult cancer patients in the state of Florida for expenses such as rent or mortgage, car payments and car insurance, and utility bills. By giving patients peace of mind in knowing that their bills are being paid while they are undergoing treatment, the FCS Foundation allows them to concentrate on what really matters – fighting cancer. 100% of donations received go directly towards paying the essential non-medical living expenses of an adult battling cancer.

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Greater National Advocates is a public service nonprofit determined to improve the patient experience. We know the importance of having someone in your corner during a health crisis. Our trusted online portal allows patients and their loved ones to quickly connect with an independent knowledgeable Patient Advocate who has experience dealing with hospitals, insurance companies, doctors and long term facilities.

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Healing 4 Heroes is dedicated to assisting our military service members and veterans lead healthy, productive lives. Our objective is to connect wounded service members, as well as those with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury, with A.D.A. compliant service dogs. Healing4Heroes™ has dual purposes in that it serves the community by helping military personnel and veterans as well as local animal shelters by rescuing suitable dogs. Our military personnel and veterans, after being wounded both physically and mentally, are able to move forward and live more productive lives with the assistance of service animals.

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H.E.R.O.E.S Care is an affiliation of program partners working together to provide support to military families in the communities where they live. H.E.R.O.E.S. Care combines the power of national organizations dedicated to providing emergency financial aid, employment opportunities, and mental health care services through a network of specially trained care givers before, during, and after deployment.

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Homes for our Troops builds and donates specially adapted custom homes nationwide for severely injured post 911 & veterans, to enable them to rebuild their lives. These homes restore some of the freedom our veterans sacrificed while defending our country and enables them to focus on their family, recovery and rebuilding their lives. Since 2004, we have built homes where the veteran chooses to live and continue our relationship with the veterans after home delivery to assist them in rebuilding their lives.

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I AM a Golfer Foundation provides affordable, quality instruction, playing opportunities, and mentoring for local junior golfers. Under this program, local youth, ages 7 to 18, are given an opportunity to learn the game of golf in a fun and competitive atmosphere; enhancing their skills on and off the golf course. In addition, the Foundation offers scholarships to students who participate in the I AM a Golfer Foundation's Internship Program and to local Dallas Independent School District students who participate in the Northern Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation's Fairway to Success Program. 

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Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America is a community of 425,000+ members, the vanguard of the veteran’s movement and the most powerful network of veterans on the planet. We have connected more than 1.2 million veterans with resources and community and provided thousands of veterans of all generations with lifesaving and life-changing personalized support through IAVA’s NEW Quick Reaction Force (QRF).We have been fighting every day and because of that 2020 was a huge year, and 2021 will be even more impactful than 2020. It is with the help of committed supporters that we are able to reach our mission of improving the lives of 2.4 million Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families.

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Jason Ackerman Foundation focuses on improving the lives of youth who face and/or have survived challenging circumstances through educational support and entertaining experiences…
Because Of Jason. Established in 2011, with the support of our partners and caring community, our programs have assisted between 35/40 Florida college & trade school students annually, sharing an average of $100,000 in scholarship funding per year.

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Knights of Heroes Foundation was founded in 2007 by Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Steve Harold to commemorate and honor the life of a friend and fellow pilot, Major Troy Lee “Trojan” Gilbert who was killed during combat operations while flying his F-16 to protect ground troops being overrun by the enemy in Al-Anbar Province, Iraq. We host families with children between the ages of 11 and 17 with common losses at our camp in Colorado. We empower children who have a lost a parent in service to our Nation by providing adult mentorship, character development, and lasting friendships through outdoor adventure programs. In 2015, our new Camp home became a 118 acre property on the west slope of Pikes Peak.

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The Michael J. Fox Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson's disease through an aggressively funded research agenda and to ensuring the development of improved therapies for those living with Parkinson's today. The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s (MJFF) agenda is focused on building improved knowledge about the lived experience of Parkinson's disease, finding an objective test for Parkinson’s, engaging patients in research, supporting the development of new treatments and a cure.

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Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance was established in 2011 to save the lives of women and girls by promoting the early detection of ovarian cancer and improved treatment outcomes. MIOCA raises awareness of ovarian cancer, provides resources and support to survivors and their families, advocates both locally and federally, educates Michigan communities, and funds innovative ovarian cancer research. The Alliance leads the nation in advocating policies, legislation, research, and programs that increase our understanding of the cause and prevention of ovarian cancer and will ultimately improve the survival rate of patients facing this challenge.

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Melanoma Research Foundation is the largest independent organization devoted to melanoma. Committed to the support of medical research in finding effective treatments and eventually a cure for melanoma, the MRF also educates patients and physicians about prevention, diagnosis and the treatment of melanoma. The MRF is an active advocate for the melanoma community, helping to raise awareness of this disease and the need for a cure. The MRF’s website is the premier source for melanoma information seekers. Our mission statement is to eradicate melanoma by accelerating medical RESEARCH while EDUCATING to and ADVOCATING for the melanoma community.

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National Breast Cancer Foundation is recognized as one of the leading breast cancer organizations in the world. National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) is Helping Women Now® by providing early detection, education and support services to those affected by breast cancer. A recipient of Charity Navigator’s highest 4-star rating for 15 years, NBCF provides support through their National Mammography Program, Patient Navigation, breast health education, and patient support programs. NBCF offers free, innovative programs that other organizations aren’t providing to women facing breast cancer so that no one faces breast cancer alone.

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National Fallen Firefighters Foundation honors and remembers America’s fallen fire heroes, provides resources to assist their families in rebuilding their lives and works with the fire service community to reduce firefighter deaths and injuries. The United States Congress created the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to lead a nationwide effort to remember America’s fallen firefighters. Since 1992, the tax-exempt, nonprofit Foundation has developed and expanded programs to honor our fallen fire heroes and assist their families and co-workers.

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society vision is a world free of MS. The mission of the Society is to cure MS while empowering people affected by MS to live their best lives. Our integrated plan guides the impact we will achieve through 2024. It addresses the unique experiences of all people affected by MS and our role in reaching that future, while highlighting our firmly held belief----together we are stronger.

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Navy SEAL Foundation is a nation of support for our most elite team. Sworn to protect us from America’s foes, they operate under cover of darkness, against unimaginable odds. Not for Status, not for glory, but to defend our way of life, with strength, courage and honor. And so we stand with our Seals, SWCCs, veterans, and their families as a nation of unwavering support. Even when out of sight, they are always top of mind; the warriors, the veterans, and the families of Naval Special Warfare

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On Course Foundation Our vision is to use the game of golf as a vehicle for successful recovery of our veterans. Our goal is for all members to achieve a positive outcome. For some a positive outcome will arise merely through developing golf skills, building personal confidence and sharing experiences with like-minded individuals. Our ultimate aim is to help our members secure work experience opportunities, leading to long-term, meaningful careers in the golf industry. Camaraderie, competitive spirit and concentration are important too, supporting the psychological recovery of our Members and helping them find confidence within themselves. 

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OurSeniors.Org vision is to provide immediate and continuing care and comfort to isolated seniors in need of human contact. We aspire to change and improve the conditions of seniors through care, love, compassion, and education. Our mission is to reach out to those who served our society and who have now been abandoned at a time of need. Our volunteers take joy in stepping up to improve the well-being of seniors in need.

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Ovarian Cancer Connection is awareness, education and support--The OCC has been raising awareness about ovarian and other gynecological cancers across NW Ohio and SE Michigan for over 15 years. For the women and families affected by these cancers, we provide resources, education, and financial support. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, our funds raised stay here locally to support our mission. The OCC is an organization dedicated to helping women and families in treatment.

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PAN Foundation envisions a nation in which everyone can get the healthcare they need. The challenge is the inability to pay for essential medical care is not just a significant problem for the uninsured, but also for people who have health insurance. Rising premiums, deductibles, copays and coinsurance prevent many people from being able to afford the critical treatment they need. Our Mission: to help underinsured people with life threatening, chronic and rare diseases get the medications and treatments they need.

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Payne Stewart Golf Camps & Learning Leagues give parents a faith-based, character-building sporting alternative that teaches kids the fundamentals of golf and life. We strive to introduce more kids and families to the fun of golf by generating funds that help rewrite golf instruction, provide training equipment and techniques, and expand the locations where golf is played. Kids get to experience a fun, games-based golf learning experience while developing basic golf skills through repetitive play, simple games, and multi-sport reinforcement.

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Play4Autism Foundation connects children with Autism to Sports and Recreational Activities. Play4Autism is a NYC based organization that seeks to increase the public's awareness and acceptance of autism, while improving the quality of life and hope for children. We will achieve this goal by introducing children on the autism spectrum and their families to our Kidz into Action Program.

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PTSD Foundation of America brings hope and healing to Combat Veterans and their families suffering from the effects of combat related Post Traumatic Stress. We do this by offering evidence based peer to peer mentoring, both on an individual basis and in group settings. We also provide housing to Combat Veterans who are going through our mentoring and group programs at no cost to the Veteran. We also raise awareness of the increasing needs of the military community through events, media outlets, service organizations and churches and we network with government agencies and others to bring their combined resources together in a “Corps of Compassion” to meet the needs of the military community.

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Team RWB Every year, more than 250,000 active duty service members transition out of the military, joining the 3.5 million post-9/11 veterans already living in communities nationwide. They face many challenges including isolation, weight gain, lack of purpose, and other health issues.Team Red, White & Blue is the antidote to the isolation and health challenges they face. By forging America’s leading health and wellness community for veterans, service members, and their families, we strive to make tomorrow better. Together, we will find strength and success. Our chapters and the Team RWB App deliver virtual and local, consistent, and inclusive opportunities for veterans and the community to connect.

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Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation  is an organization created as a tribute to the life, character, and immense strength of Sandy Rollman. Sandy passed away from advanced ovarian cancer in May 2000. Prior to diagnosis, Sandy experienced many textbook symptoms. Her symptoms were whispering only no one was listening. The tragic result was that Sandy never had a chance against ovarian cancer. It is in Sandy’s memory and the memory of all women who have succumbed to this

insidious disease, that we have dedicated our efforts to help conquer ovarian cancer for the last 20 years.

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Second Harvest Heartland There is more than enough food available to feed everyone. Second Harvest Heartland leads through innovation, finding creative solutions to connect the full resources of our community with our hungry neighbors. Second Harvest Heartland believes everyone should have reliable access to food. We’re committed to advocating, educating, and providing food until everyone in our service area has what they need to thrive. We are a member of Feeding America, a nationwide network of more than 200 food banks that helps feed people across the country.

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Semper Fi & America’s Fund is dedicated to providing assistance to our combat wounded, critically ill and injured service members, military family members, and veterans, from all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. Our case managers, visiting nurses, and entire team support those we serve by helping navigate complex medical and emotional recovery — today, tomorrow, together!

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Shriners Children’s Shriners Hospital for Children is changing lives every day through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education. The Shriners health care system provides advanced care for children with orthopedic conditions, burns, cleft lip/palate, and spinal cord injuries and every child is provided the best care possible regardless of their families’ ability to pay.  Shriners care spans 22 locations throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico and depends on the generosity of thousands of donors throughout the world to continue to serve children in need. 

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Starlight Children’s Foundation is motivated by a strong commitment to serving seriously ill children. We do what we say we will do to make a positive change for seriously ill children and their families. We are accountable to those we serve and our donors, as well as ourselves. We encourage diversity of identity, perspective, and backgrounds to create a more inclusive organization to better serve seriously ill kids and families of all races and ethnicities. We are one team with one goal - to deliver happiness to seriously ill kids. We strive to go beyond expectations, always seeking new and better ways to achieve our mission.

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Teal Diva Foundation celebrates victories, honors memories, empowers, women, educates the community and funds diagnostic research for ovarian and other gynecologic cancers. Our purpose is to encourage women to celebrate life. We advocate for young women and focus on life after cancer for survivors of any age. As unbelievable as it is, there is currently not an accurate screening test for ovarian cancer and we are committed to making a difference in the health of women facing this disease by creating a sense of belonging.

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The Honorable Tina Brozman Foundation for Ovarian Cancer Research (Tina’s Wish) is an ovarian cancer non-profit organization dedicated to funding groundbreaking scientific research for the prevention and early detection of ovarian cancer. Know Early. Know Hope.® This is our mission. Tina’s Wish was founded in 2008 in memory of the Honorable Tina Brozman, former chief judge of the SDNY Bankruptcy Court, who died two years after she was diagnosed – too late – with ovarian cancer. Tina was not angry that she had the disease, she was angry that she did not know sooner.

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Women Who Care is an alliance of women who are impacting their community through streamlining fundraising events for nonprofit agencies in their community. Pledged members have the opportunity to nominate a nonprofit and place their selection in the ballot box. A meeting occurs where each nomination made by the pledged member is presented. At the conclusion of the meeting, the nonprofit with the most votes receives the donations directly from the members.