Birdies For Charity

939 Birdies Made!

Charity begins on the golf course at the Regions Charity Classic. You have the opportunity to make a charity or school a big winner by participating in the Birdies for Charity program. Participating charities receive every single penny of the donations generated! Additionally, you have a chance to win great prizes when you pitch in to help the soliciting charity!

2010 Bonus Bucks Standings

1st Place and winner of $10,000 - Vestavia Hills Athletic Association

2nd Place and winner of $7,500 - CorpsVets Drum & Bugle Corps

3rd Place and winner of $5,000 - Brother Bryan Mission

4th Place and winner of $2,500 - Parkinson Association of Alabama

5th Place and winner of $1,000 - Hands on Birmingham

6th Place and winner of $1,000 - Assistance League of Birmingham

7th Place and winner of $1,000 - The Horizons School

8th Place and winner of $1,000 - Lighthouse Counseling Center

9th Place and winner of $500 - Community Grief Support Service

10th Place and winner of $500 - Alabama Child Caring Foundation

 

Congrats to Randy Briscoe for winning the "Guess the Birdies" Contest!! He won the "Stay and Play Package" at the World Golf Hall of fame in St. Augustine, FL!

 

2010 Participating Charities

Click on each charity to view their website.

 

2nd Chance Inc. Kid One Transport
AIDS Alabama Kenote Ministries
A.G. Gaston Boys & Girls Club Laps for Cystic Fibrosis
ASFA Foundation Leading Edge Institute
Adaptive Aquatics Leeds Arts Council
Affinity Home Hospice Charity Foundation Lifelines
Alabama Autism Assistance Program Lifeline Children's Services
Alabama CASA Network Lighthouse Counseling Centers
Alabama Child Caring Foundation Lutheran Ministries of Alabama, Inc.
Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition Magic City Harvest
Alabama Goodwill Industries Magic City Smooth Jazz
Alabama Head Injury Foundation Magic Moments
Alabama Humanities Foundation Make-A-Wish Foundation of GA & AL
Alabama Kiwanis Foundation/Jean Dean RIF McCoy Adult Day Care
Alabama Lighthouse Project Program McWane Science Center
Alabama LPGA Girls Golf Club Inc. My Father's House Foundation
Alabama Teen Challenge National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Alabama Birthday Wish for Foster Children Norwood Resource Center
Alabama Youth Homes Oak Mountain Middle School Athletics
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council Parent Advocates Down Syndrome
Aldridge Botanical Gardens PASS: the Noble Idea, Inc.
Alzheimer's of Central Alabama Pathways: A Woman's Way Home
American Cancer Society Parkinson Association of Alabama
Arthritis Foundation Pearl Ministries
Assistance League of Birmingham Positive Maturity, Inc.
Autism Society of Alabama Preschool Partners
Basset Hound Rescue of Alabama, Inc. Pregnancy Test & Resource Center
Project Hopewell, Inc.
Beginning Bridge Rape Counselors of East Alabama Inc.
Bill Glass Champions for Life - Alabama Reach Out and Read - Alabama
Birmingham Botanical Gardens Readiness & Family Support
Boys & Girls Club of Central Alabama Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama
Boys & Girls Club of East Central Alabama Saint Aloysius School
Bradley Johnson Memorial Foundation Safe Harbor
Bronner Burgess Foundation Save The Youth
Brother Bryan Mission Sav-A-Life East
Cahaha Valley Health Care Sav-A-Life Vestavia
Calera High School Samaritan Counseling Centers of Greater Bham
Central Alabama Women's Business Center Scrollworks Community Music School
Children's Hospital Burn Center Shelby Humane Society
Children's Aid Society Shepherd Center East
Children's Village Shepherd's Fold
Charity in Action Simmons Middle School
Chattahoochee Band Boosters Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark
Circle of Love Outreach Services Special Equestrians
Community Grief Support Service Special Knowledge
CorpsVets Drum & Bugle Corps St. Anne's Home, Inc.
Cullman Caring for Kids, Inc. St. Clair County Sav-A-Life, Inc.
DHS Parent Association Inc. St. Vincent's Foundation
Easter Seals of the Birmingham Area St. Vincent's East Foundation
Eddie Gipson International Ministries Stoney Creek Outreach, Inc.
Etowah Youth Orchestra Southeastern Bible College
Exchange Club Family Skills Center Southeastern Rett Syndrome Alliance
Fellowship House Southern Environmental Center
Sumiton Christian Eagles Quarterback Club
First Light Susan G. Komen For the Cure
First Tee of Greater Birmingham The Arc of Calhoun and Cleburne Counties
Friends of the Birmingham Public Library The Arc of Shelby County, Inc.
Full Life Ahead The Daybreak Crisis Recovery Center
General Fund The Exceptional Foundation
Glenwood, Autism & Behavioral Health Center The Firehouse Shelter
Good Mews The Foundry Rescue Mission & Recovery Ctr
Great Dane Rescue, Inc. The Horizons School
Greater Birmingham Habitat for Humanity The King's Ranch and Hannah Homes
Greater Birmingham Humane Society The Literacy Council
Greater Birmingham Ministries The National Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
Greystone Elementary Three Hots and a Cot
Growing Kings, Inc. Tracy Dent Foundation
Hand-In-Paw Transformation Ministries
Hands on Birmingham Trinity Counseling
Helpline Christian Outreach Triumph Services, Inc.
Her Choice Birmingham Women's Center United Cerebral Palsey of Greater Birmingham
Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School United Fund of Atmore
Hoover Heat United Methodist Children's Home
Hoover HS Varsity Basketball Cheerleaders VSA Arts of Alabama
Hoover HS Boys Golf Team Vestavia Hills Athletic Association
Hoover HS Girls Golf Team Vent Kids of Alabama
Hope for the Nation VOICES for Alabama's Children
IMPACT Family Counseling Villa Hope
Jenny's Light Vineyard Family Services
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Vulcan Park & Museum
Kappa Kappa Psi - Lambda Eta Chapter Walker's Learning Institute for Math, Inc.

 

A Special Thanks to our Birdies for Charity Sponsors!

 


Birdies for Charity Information

 

Click on the links below to download the 2010 Birdies for Charity documents.

Information Manual

Pledge Card

PowerPoint Presentation


Program Description

  • Birdies for Charity is a fundraising program designed to give participating charities the opportunity to generate contributions for their organization based on the number of “birdies” made by Champions Tour players during the 2010 Regions Charity Classic.

Eligible Charities

  • Must have 501(c) 3 status as recognized by the IRS which includes all schools

Charity Duties

  • Participating charities solicit pledges of $.02 or more per birdie or a flat donation of $10 or more from individuals or corporations
  • Fundraising program that has no risk for charitable organizations.

Benefits and Facts

  • Increases charitable contributions to Alabama charities
  • Unlimited number of charities will be able to raise additional funds using the Regions Charity Classic as their tool
  • There are NO out-of-pocket expenses or fees to participating charities.
  • All administrative costs will be handled by the Regions Charity Classic Foundation.
  • Each participating charity will receive 100% of their collected donation
  • 2010 Goal is to raise $250,000
  • There are an average of 800 birdies made by professionals at the Regions Charity Classic
  • One $.02 pledge per birdie would net $16.00 for charity

Weekly Give-a-Ways

Bonus Bucks - Will be determined after July 14th!

  • Top TEN charities based on the collected amount will also receive Bonus Bucks!
  • Thank you to our Bonus Bucks Sponsor, Sirote & Permutt!
    • 1st Place Charity - match up to $10,000
    • 2nd Place Charity - match up to $7,500
    • 3rd Place Charity - match up to $5,000
    • 4th Place Charity - match up to $2,500
    • 5th Place Charity - match up to $1,000
    • 6th Place Charity - match up to $1,000
    • 7th Place Charity - match up to $1,000
    • 8th Place Charity - match up to $1,000
    • 9th Place Charity - match up to $500
    • 10th Place Charity - match up to $500

Guess the Birdies Contest

  • Every donor will have the opportunity to guess the exact amount of birdies that will be made during the tournament
  • Those that guess the exact number of birdies will be entered into a drawing to win the "Stay and Play Package" from the World Golf Hall of Fame in St. Augustine, FL
  • Last day to accept guesses is Thursday, May 13th

 

For questions about Birdies for Charity, contact Melanie Valekis at (205) 262-2830 or melanie@regionscharityclassic.com.

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