Sofia Sees Hope has joined The Travelers Championship PGA golf tournament’s Birdies for Charity program, and we hope you will join us! Birdies for Charity is a pledge-based fundraiser. Sofia Sees Hope can earn donations based upon the number of birdies made during the 2017 Travelers Championship, June 19-25, 2017. By pledging an amount per birdie, you are helping to fund our mission of supporting the Leber congential amaurosis (LCA) and retinal disease community.
It’s fast and easy to pledge! Just click here to make your pledge of an amount you’ll donate per birdie made during the course of the tournament. With your help Sofia Sees Hope will also be eligible for additional Birdies for Charity funds through the Bonus Bucks program. The bonus allows us to receive a 15% bonus on top of your pledged donation. That’s 15% more funding for outreach, education and awareness of Leber congenital amaurosis, and for research to cure blindness caused by rare inherited retinal disease.
About The Birdies for Charity program
The Birdies for Charity program provides 501(c)(3) organizations in Connecticut the opportunity to raise funds by collecting pledges based on the number of birdies made by PGA TOUR professionals during the tournament. At the conclusion of the tournament, the Travelers Championship will multiply the number of birdies made by the pledged amounts, and then will distribute invoices to each of our donors. For example, if an individual makes a $.02 pledge and there are 1,800 birdies made, then that individual will be asked to make a donation of $36.00. The Travelers Championship will donate 100% of the proceeds to our organization.
How Much Should I Pledge?
Below is a chart to show that shows how your per birdie pledge could grow. It’s also possible to pledge a flat amount, if you prefer.