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BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE CONTRIBUTES TO THE NEW HOME OF WOUNDED HERO

The national nonprofit organization, Homes For Our Troops (HFOT) donated a specially adapted custom home to Army Specialist Jarrod Addison on Saturday, July 11, 2020. SPC Addison was severely injured while serving in Afghanistan. On May 9, 2011, SPC Addison was on his first deployment with the 615th Military Police Company in Zormat, Afghanistan, when […]

OPERATION SHOWER DEBUTS NEWEST PROGRAM FOR MILITARY FAMILIES

In collaboration with the Travelers Championship and through the generosity of ConnectiCare®, the non-profit Operation Shower hosted a special drive-through baby shower for 39 military moms-to-be on Tuesday, June 23, from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm at the United States Navy Submarine Force Library & Museum on the Thames River in Groton.  All of the […]

Two Purple Heart Recipients Honored at Charles Schwab Challenge

  COVID-19 restrictions have changed our lives, but they will not stop the mission of Military Warriors Support Foundation as we continue to find ways to serve the heroes who have served for us. For the 10th straight year, we have partnered with the Colonial for this year’s PGA TOUR Charles Schwab Challenge. We are […]

A “TAIL” OF TWO RORYS

Rory was always fun, laid back, loved playing, and loved people. He was extremely intelligent and learned quickly. Those who know him best say his personality was one of the sweetest in the world. Rory was destined to be a great service dog. This Rory, a white English lab, was donated as an 11-week old […]

DISABLED SPORTS USA, ADAPTIVE SPORTS USA COMBINE TO FORM MOVE UNITED

Leveraging more than 110 years of combined adaptive sports experience, Birdies for the Brave homefront group Disabled Sports USA has merged with Adaptive Sports USA to become Move United, the nation’s leading community-based adaptive sports organization.   The new group will lead the movement to fully include people with disabilities in American society, using sports to […]

BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE GOES VIRTUAL

Despite the global pandemic disrupting every aspect of modern life, Birdies for the Brave has remained steadfast in its mission to honor and show appreciation to the courageous men and women of our U.S. Armed Forces and their families.  To continue showing these American heroes how much their service and sacrifice are appreciated, Birdies for […]

JORDAN SPIETH HONORS MILITARY FAMILIES

For the second year in a row, AT&T partnered with the Jordan Spieth Family Foundation on a special Mother’s Day activation designed to honor military moms and moms-to-be supported by Operation Shower.  A collector’s edition, bright pink golf bag (dubbed the “Pink AT&T Bag”) was created for Jordan to carry on Mother’s Day during the […]

SUPPORT FOR MILITARY CONTINUES WITH BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE DURING UNPRECEDENTED TIMES

Stay-at-home and social-distancing guidelines have been very important and necessary during these unprecedented times. The new regulations, however, have not prevented Birdies for the Brave, our homefront groups and PGA TOUR tournaments from being innovative and continuing to give back to service members and their families in the community. Prior to stay-at-home orders, the PGA […]

PGA TOUR, ITS TOURNAMENTS SURPASS $3 BILLION IN ALL-TIME CHARITABLE GIVING

The PGA TOUR celebrated an exciting milestone on January 27, announcing that the organization and its tournaments have exceeded $3 billion in all-time charitable giving since its first donation at the 1938 Palm Beach Invitational. In 2019, the TOUR achieved a record $201 million in charitable giving, which contributed to an all-time total of $3.045 […]

UNITED RENTALS CONTINUES ITS SUPPORT FOR OUR MILITARY DURING PGA TOUR TOURNAMENTS IN 2020

Underscoring its long-standing support for our military, United Rentals, Inc. – the largest equipment rental company in the world and a PGA TOUR Official Marketing Partner as the “Official Equipment Rental Supplier of the PGA TOUR” – continues to express gratitude to those who proudly serve our country by conducting a variety of military-focused programs […]