On The Move
Clothed in Hope hosts first annual golf tournament to support widows in Zambia
Jul 24, 2012
COLUMBIA, SC – August 9, 2012 – Fairway of Hope Golf Tournament benefiting Clothed in Hope will be held on August 9, 2012 at Golden Hills Country Club in Lexington, SC. Clothed in Hope (CiH) is a non-profit organization founded by USC students that uses a well-rounded educational program to help guide and teach struggling widows to become financially independent.
Golfers of all skill levels and ages are invited to compete in CiH’s tournament. To sign up contact Christiana Purves at firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-656-5103. Cost is $400 for a team of four or $100 for individuals and this includes green fee, golf cart, goodie bag and CiH t-shirt. Breakfast, lunch and drinks will also be available in addition to Cupcakes sponsored by Cupcake Bakery.
Clothed in Hope Director of Development Morgan Duke says, “We're excited about the opportunity to diversify our supporters throughout the community; expanding from campus to include corporate as well. This should be an overall great time for an incredible cause."
The money raised at Fairway of Hope will help president and founder, Amy Woodell, as she develops Clothed in Hope’s training program in Lusaka, Zambia this summer.
The program helps widows living in African slums become self-suffiecient by combining financial instruction and life guidance with sewing lessons. CiH is dedicated to creating opportunities for women often deprived of secondary education to support their families through producing and selling clothing products.
Registration and breakfast will start at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday August 9, with a 9:00 a.m shotgun start. Lunch and a silent auction will follow play. Golden Hills Country Club is located at 100 Scotland Drive, Lexington, SC 29072.
For sponsorship or volunteer opportunities contact Communications Director, Christiana Purves, at email@example.com or (770) 656-5103. To learn more about Clothed in Hope visit the organization’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/clothedinhope or follow us on Twitter @ClothedinHope.
Clothed in Hope
Clothed in Hope is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization committed to providing hope to widows of the Ng’ombe compound in Lusaka, Zambia through vocational training in sewing in an effort to alleviate poverty at the grassroots level. Clothed in Hope believes hope means much more than financial assistance. By empowering widows through life-skills training, we want to play a role in renewing their confidence, impacting their culture, and inspiring women across the globe. More information is available on Clothed in Hope’s website, www.clothedinhope.org.