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Golfing for a Cause

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It was a beautiful day, great company and cause. Family Trust’s 9th Annual Charity Golf Tournament raised $28.000 for three charities: Safe Passage, The Palmetto School for at the Children’s Attention Home, and the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.

Safe Passage, the Palmetto School at the Children’s Attention Home, and the S.C. Law Enforcement Torch Run benefitted from the proceeds. Safe Passage provides a 24-hour emergency shelter and crisis line, advocacy, counseling, and other supportive services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse in York, Chester, Lancaster, and Union counties. All services are provided for free.

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The Palmetto School at the Children’s Attention Home use proceeds to offer more services to neglected or homeless students. They provide a safe and individualized educational experience that stimulates academic achievement and personal empowerment.

“We are so grateful for the folks at Family Trust. Proceeds help us provide the essentials for those in our program, so they can enter the workforce or start school,” said Jada Charlie from Safe Passage.

Tournament earnings will also go to the" S.C. Law Enforcement Torch Run":http://so-sc.org/programs/torch-run/. This program unites officers from law enforcement agencies and corrections departments across the state to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics. Local athletes from York, Chester, and Lancaster counties compete in the Area 11 Special Olympics at Cherry Park.