Raleigh, NC, September 16, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Passage Home (http://www.passagehome.org), a nonprofit agency fighting poverty and homelessness in Wake County, has announced that it will host its second annual Tournament of Hope on Friday, Sept. 16 at The Neuse Golf Club located at 918 Birkdale Drive in Clayton, N.C. Event registration is at noon, and tee time is 1:00 p.m. All golfers will be treated to a complimentary barbecue dinner and live music at the conclusion of the tournament. All proceeds from the Tournament of Hope will benefit Passage Home in its quest to help local families.
Event sponsors include: Bayer CropScience, Cargill, The Daly Family, ABB, RGD Project Management, Power Secure and Delta Gypsum. For more information, including sponsorship opportunities, visit http://www.passagehome.org/tournament.aspx.
“We encourage all golfers, regardless of skill level, to support the Tournament of Hope,” said Jeanne Tedrow, CEO and co-founder of Passage Home. “We want to use this event to educate sponsors and participants about how we can work together to eradicate homelessness and poverty in the local community.”
“Passage Home provides resources that are vital to the people of Wake County, and the Tournament of Hope will raise funds that are necessary to promote the organization’s mission and vision,” said Don Camden, chair of the Passage Home board of directors and regional manager and assistant vice president at Cargill. “We are excited about the potential of Passage Home to positively shape and change the lives of others.”
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Passage Home fights poverty and homelessness by strengthening families and neighborhoods. They are a nationally recognized nonprofit community development corporation that has been serving Wake County, NC since 1991. They have developed a network of corporations, congregations, and community organizations that are supporting this work. For more information, visit http://www.passagehome.org.
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