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Warrick Dunn Charities 7th Annual Atlanta Celebrity Golf Classic at East Lake Golf Club is a great time for a great cause. Golfers joined by celebrities friends bring excitement and competition to the game which benefits Warrick Dunn Charities’ programs to serve families and children in need of assistance.
ABOUT EAST LAKE GOLF COURSE
Established in 1904, East Lake is the oldest golf course in Atlanta. Tom Bendelow was the original architect.In 1913, the course was completely reworked by the classicist Donald Ross, whose layout survives as the basic design today. Par 72 – 7,374 yards.
7th ANNUAL ATLANTA CELEBRITY GOLF CLASSIC
Warrick Dunn Charities is bringing together business executives, celebrities, corporate sponsors and athletes with a purpose to raise funds through a star-studded golf tournament that benefits programs of WDC to achieve its mission to instill hope, inspire communities and improve lives.
2016 Celebrity Golfers Included:
Ronde Barber, Derrick Brooks, Warrick Dunn, Eddie George and more.
The Annual Atlanta Celebrity Golf Classic is also one of the most important fundraising events of the year at Warrick Dunn Charities.
Kickoff to 20 Years!...Following in the footsteps of his mentors and other business leaders, Atlanta Falcons Limited-Partner & Philanthropist Warrick Dunn dedicates his life to positively impact the lives of others. Beginning with the Homes for the Holidays program as a National Football League (NFL) rookie under the umbrella of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers community relations department in 1997, Warrick Dunn has since utilized his influence and resources to inspire communities and transform lives. With community and corporate support, Warrick Dunn Charities (WDC) has awarded millions in down-payment assistance, food, home furnishings and other donations to single parent families across the nation to combat poverty, hunger and ensure families have comfortable surroundings and basic necessities to improve their quality of life.
Warrick Dunn Charities, a 501(c)(3) recognized nonprofit, helps families and children thrive academically, socially and economically. Warrick Dunn honors his late mother, Betty Smothers, a Baton Rouge police officer and single parent through Warrick Dunn Charities programming. Ms. Smothers was ambushed and killed while working an off-duty security shift. Dunn was an 18 year-old high school senior left to raise his brothers and sisters. Warrick Dunn memorializes his mother and her dream of homeownership while giving hope and healing to communities.
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With community and corporate support, Warrick Dunn Charities has awarded millions in cash, food and other donations to single parent families across the nation to combat poverty, hunger and ensure families have comfortable surroundings and basic necessities to improve their quality of life.
In 2012, a pilot program, Betty's Hope launched to empower youth to manage grief and activate healing.
Through Warrick Dunn Charities programming, Dunn memorializes his mother while giving hope and healing to communities.