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Seasons Greetings First Tee Families!

Caring for our community is one of First Tee’s Nine Healthy Habits. Like the health of one’s body, it is important to also explore the health of one’s community and discover how one can give back and care for it.

If you would like to support your fellow First Tee — Triangle community members this holiday season, please donate through our website using this link or the “Donate Here” button. All proceeds will be used to purchase gifts that will be delivered to our First Tee — Triangle participants in December.

Thank you for your generosity this holiday season!

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Why donate to First Tee — Triangle?

Part of the mission of  First Tee — Triangle is to develop good golfers, better people. In 2019 alone, the organization served 1,637 children throughout Raleigh & Durham.

We offer both golf course-based programs as well as after-school programs (known as Drive4Success) at 14 local elementary schools as we seek to educate children on physical, mental and social wellness.

Our First Tee Life Skills Experience™ and Nine Healthy Habits™ curriculums were developed by experts in the field of positive youth development and delivered by trained coaches. Participants learn healthy habits and to apply life skills and transfer the positive values of golf to everyday life.

Building Game Changers

78%

Of Youth Transfer Skills From the Golf Course Into the Classroom

74%

Of Participants Reported High Confidence in Their Academic Ability

82%

Felt Confident in Their Social Abilities With Friends & Peers

Where Does My Donation Go?

Of the 1,637 children served in 2019 — and with an expected additional 800 youth once the Center For Youth Development is completed — we estimate that more than 50% of participants will require scholarships to take part in the First Tee program.