Thank you Tim, Ray, Dick Snell and his morning golf buddies for helping us set a record of 88 golfers enjoying beautiful Blue Shamrock Golf Club. Our small outing will make a huge difference in support of veterans and their families. Not only did we all enjoy an impressive number of golfers, we recorded some very impressive golf skill numbers. Take a look at Cheryl Davis’s 3’2″ CTP on number 18 and the 55 shot by Team Frank Carazo, who partnered with Clair, Gary and Drew Fatzinger. Also, take note of the 8,100 miles of driving for veterans and their families.
Golfers or those who pretend to play golf needed!! June 15 at Bethlehem Golf Club Official and The Clubhouse Grille — The Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund is hosting a golf outing and Dine to Donate to raise funds for bus passes and gas cards for clients to receive mental health services at Haven House ! CALL the golf course directly NOW to register for a tee time! Or join us for dinner 4:00 and on, in the Clubhouse Grille for food, raffle items, and maybe some competitive bean bag toss!
Thirty-nine community minded golfers enjoyed great conditions at beautiful Woodstone Country Club on Thursday. Thank you Ryan, Gregg, Andrew and Tim for your continued support of the Krysta Hankee “Courses that Care, Miles that Matter” program. This event will provide over 4,000 miles of driving for families traveling to address critical needs.
Our golf fundraising season has begun and we are working toward our goal of providing 1 million miles of medical travel for families! What does “Courses that Care-Miles that Matter” mean? Check the website link for more information:
It’s not too late to be a seasonal sponsor! Our events are held through October so your sponsorship will get plenty of views.
Thanks to one of our “Course that Cares” partner owner Bob Harwi at Pleasant Hills and all the golfers that came out yesterday. Special thanks to our Seasonal Hole Sponsors and Prize Sponsors! We raised enough money to provide 3,300 miles of driving for families in need.
October 8th turned out to be perfect weather for Brian Patrick of Split Rock Golf Club, Joshua Koch of Thrivent Financial and a talented band of charity minded golfers from the Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund to join forces to make a difference for families needing support. As the golf season comes to an end Bill and Chris Hankee turn their attention to the cold winter months ahead. They hope each agency supported by their charity will have enough Giant gift cards on hand to provide fuel and or food for families seeking medical care during the Holidays. The Split Rock event had over fifty golfers participating. Upon completion of the proceeds from the Split Rock event, Bill Hankee reported that over 8,000 miles of driving support will be provided to local families. This event brings the grand total of all miles provided to over 600,000 miles. The Hankees are happy to report that every agency currently supported by the the “Krysta Cares Flight Club” through its “Courses that Care Miles that Matter” program will have at least $500 worth of gas cards on hand during the Holidays. This means that over 80,000 miles of driving will be available to families over the winter months.
Some people have asked why the charity wing of the Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund is called the Krysta Cares Flight Club. What does “Flight Club” mean? and Who are these people? To the Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund, Flight Club means a group of people traveling for a common cause. The Flight Club members are anyone who has participated in or supported this effort to make a difference for others. Anyone who has donated time, raffle items, hit golf balls or purchased raffle tickets or provided a setting or support for an event is a Flight Club member. There is no membership fee or official membership role call. You should be proud and here is what you have done:
A. Provided transportation for hundreds of families traveling for medical care such as ten year old Tony who must travel to Florida to receive his life saving organ transplant and another young boy named Richard who’s family traveled to Ohio to meet and train with his service dog named Roper.
B. Purchased an adaptive AmTryke for a special needs child named Simon.
C. Provided Thanksgiving dinner for a 16 year old cancer patient who asked to celebrate Thanksgiving in September at the hospital with his family because he knew he was not healthy enough to travel home and would not live long enough to have that special meal with his family in November.
D. Provided social workers with precious gas cards to not only support families in their travels but to lift the spirit and give additional strength to families discovering there are people in this Valley who don’t know them but care about them.
E. You have done much, much more including donating hundreds of rolls of paper products to support the men who are currently homeless and living at Victory House while they get well and reinvent themselves in hopes of returning to society as refreshed supporters of a positive way of life.
Thank you Flight Club members! You have traveled far for the most precious of common goals, to help others.