Third Annual Fedcap Golf Tournament
On Monday, August 8th, 80 people participated in the Third Annual Fedcap Golf Tournament at Quaker Ridge Golf Club in Scarsdale New York. Under a warm summer sun, the many friends of Fedcap enjoyed a great day on the golf course, and through their generous support, helped to transform the lives of youth who are aging out of foster care. Participants included board members Ken Raisler and John Mascialino, many of our vendors, donors and family members.
“I am truly excited to have so many old and new friends and partners sharing this wonderful day,” said Fedcap President and CEO Christine McMahon. “Because of their generosity, young people will acquire the skills they need to successfully enter college and graduate.
Each year thousands of youth age out of the foster care system without family or anyone to guide them, putting them at increased risk of homelessness, joblessness, early childbearing and incarceration. Funds raised through the golf tournament support high impact internships, mentoring, and assistance with each step of the college application process – keys to helping these extraordinary young men and women transition to college and careers.
After brunch in Quaker Ridge’s beautiful Tudor-style clubhouse, twenty golf foursomes played the highly regarded par-70 course designed by renowned golf course architect A. W. Tillinghast. At 5 pm, after a full day on the link, participants gathered for cocktails, catching up with old friends and placing bids for silent auction items. In a fun filled atmosphere, a raffle was held, prizes were announced, and various golf foursomes were presented with awards.
At the end of the evening Fedcap COO Joe Giannetto thanks supporters for their generous support. “On behalf of Fedcap I want to thank everyone who participated helping to make such a difference in the lives of so many youth who are transitioning from foster care. You give them the hope and encouragement they need to believe in the power of possible,” he said.