I hope I can adequately describe how I feel about Goals for Life. It has all the ingredients that I like in a fundraising organization: grassroots, founded by strong women, focused on local needs, apolitical...
I started playing in its tournament 10 years ago for fun. The first Saturday in June quickly became the highlight of my summer. It's hard to top a day spent with girlfriends in the sunshine, playing hard, with positive energy all around. The money we raised was almost an afterthought.
Now, as a board member, I see the impact of the money we raise. We get to hear and see the stories of women who get help when they need it most. A mammogram, life-saving treatment, a weekend retreat with other patients and survivors, yoga classes designed just for breast cancer patients, the advice of a skilled social worker on the other end of the phone, all at no cost to them. Now, for me, the tournament is so much more than playing a game.
Your support is huge. Any amount. It goes a long way--we are a 100% volunteer organization. Donating through this website is simple and totally secure, and it's the most efficient way to support my fundraising efforts.
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