As the mother of two young boys, their health and happiness are two of the most important things in my life. So, when I hear of families that have to experience their children dealing with critical illnesses, it just breaks my heart. The strength that these parents, children and their loved ones display during very difficult times is so inspiring! That’s why organizations like Make-A-Wish® are awesome. They give these families something exciting to look forward to as they deal with treatments, hospital stays, pain and more, by granting life-changing wishes for these special kids. Whether it’s a trip to Disney World, shopping spree, meeting their favorite athlete or whatever other creative idea comes from the mind of a child, having their own special wish granted has proven physical and emotional benefits that can give children with critical illnesses a higher chance of survival. How amazing is that?!?
IIANC feels so strongly about the positive power of Make-A-Wish that we have worked with them for many years and supported their fundraising efforts in various ways. Since 2016, our iLEAD (Young Agents) Committee has successfully organized a charity golf tournament with all proceeds benefitting the two Make-A-Wish chapters in NC. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors and players and the committee’s hard work, we have been able to donate over $115,000 for Make-A-Wish of Eastern NC and Make-A-Wish of Central & Western NC!! That’s nearly 17 wishes that were granted for amazing, deserving kids in our area!
This year’s tournament is just around the corner, and we need your help to grant more wishes through Make-A-Wish. Just like Cinderella’s wishes were granted by her Fairy Godmother, you can also help give a critically ill child that same life-changing experience.
Sponsorship opportunities at varying levels still remain for the 2019 tournament (hole sponsors are available for just $200). While our tournament field is currently full (thanks to all the teams/players already signed up!), we do have a waiting list available. Please consider supporting this great event and giving back to kids and families in North Carolina that deserve a special reason to smile and make memories to last for their lifetime!
Learn more at www.iianc.com/yacgolf.
May 16, 2019 – 10am Shotgun
Ballantyne Country Club, Charlotte, NC