Each year the Achasta Veteran’s Association holds a golf tournament to raise funds for the Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF). This year will be the 8th tournament held at Achasta sending over $165,000 to date to the SOWF.

 

The Special Operations Warrior Foundation ensures full financial assistance for a post-secondary degree from an accredited two or four-year college, university, technical, or trade school; and offers family and educational counseling, including in-home tutoring, to the surviving children of Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps special operations personnel who lose their lives in the line of duty.
The Special Operations Warrior Foundation also provides immediate financial assistance to severely wounded and hospitalized special operations personnel.

 

Special Operations Warrior Foundation Tournament

Hosted by: The Achasta Veteran’s Association

When: Monday, September 25th

Entry Fee: $150 Individual $600 Four-some

  • Below you will not only see what the charity is about but have a chance to be a participant! The Achasta Veteran’s Association needs your help for donations for the live and silent auction, golf registration, and overall support.

OUR CHARITY:

The Achasta Veterans Association’s primary charity is The Special Operations Warrior Foundation.  The mission of this 4 Star non profit 501(c)(3) organization is to support and assist families of fallen and wounded Army, Navy, Marine and Air Force special operations warriors through two programs:  1) provide college educations for all children of fallen special operations warriors and; 2) provide immediate financial assistance to the families of severely wounded special operations warriors.

SOWF 2016 Program Highlights: 

Received 11th consecutive 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator. (Less than 1% of national charities receive this honor); Provided nearly $4 million in scholarships to 181 students; 92% of graduating high school seniors attend college (vs. 59% national average); 97% of college participants graduate in 5 years (vs. 60% national average); Provided 2,000 hours of tutoring to 204 students (kindergarten – college); Celebrated 23 college graduations; Welcomed 23 college freshman; Provided $148,000 in immediate assistance to families of wounded Special Operations Personnel; Lost 30 Special Operations Warriors and added 40 children to the list for college scholarships.

Achasta Veterans Association: 

The Achasta Veterans Association is a 501(C3) public charity that has chosen to do as much as we can to support the mission of the Special Operations Warrior Foundation.  In seven years, we have raised over $165,000 to assist in the SOWF’s mission.  We ask that you consider supporting the SOWF through the Golf Classic to be held on 25 September 2017 at the Achasta Golf Club in Dahlonega, Georgia.

For more information about Special Operations Warrior Foundation please visit their website

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