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Golfers who register for the Fight for Life Golf Series designate any nonprofit organization they want to receive their donation when they register. The following is a listing of all nonprofit organizations that have received donations from the Joan L. Kidd MD Fight for Life Golf Series. If you are a nonprofit organization that would like to receive donations from the Fight for Life Golf Series, please Contact Us.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.