Five 109 organizations receive donations from Crowne Plaza Invitational

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Five organizations in the 109 have received part of the more than $6.7 million donated to local charities by the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial this year.

The annual Colonial Country Club Charities Holiday Breakfast was held Tuesday to end the year and distribute the final donations to more than 100 organizations.

The tournament’s successful fundraising for dozens of local charities places it in the top five on the PGA Tour for 2011, according to a statement released Tuesday by the Crowne Plaza Invitational.

The tournament has generated cash and services for more than 130 different organizations in the last two decades totaling over $46 million, according to the statement.

Next year, the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial will be held May 21 through May 27.

Organizations in the 109 that received donations include Breakthrough at Fort Worth Country Day, Clayton YES!, KinderFrogs School at TCU, the TCU Roland Harper Memorial Scholarship and the Youth Orchestra of Greater Fort Worth.

Other local organizations that received donations from the tournament were the following:

ACH Child and Family Services
Alliance for Children
American Red Cross, Chisholm Trail Chapter
Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America
Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Worth
Boy Scouts of America, Longhorn Council
Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation
Buckner Children & Family Services
Camp Fire USA, First Texas Council
Camp Summit
Cancer Care Services
CASA of Tarrant County (Child Advocates)
Casa Manana
Cassata High School
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Fort Worth
Celebration Shop Inc./Hugworks
Child Care Associates
Child Study Center
Community Enrichment Center
Cowboy Santas
Easter Seals of North Texas
Ekklesia Christian School Outreach
First Street Methodist Mission
The First Tee of Fort Worth
Fort Worth Junior Golf Association
Fort Worth Opera Association
FW Symphony Orchestra Youth Program
Gill Children’s Services
Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains
Gladney Center for Adoption
Goodfellow Fund – Star-Telegram Charities
Habitat for Humanity, Trinity Chapter
I Have A Dream Foundation
Imagination Celebration of Fort Worth
Immunization Collaboration of Tarrant County
Impossible Possibilities
Junior Achievement of Chisholm Trail
Kids Who Care
Komen Greater Fort Worth Race for the Cure
Ladder Alliance
Leadership Fort Worth
Learning Center of North Texas
Lena Pope Home
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of North Texas
Make-A-Wish Foundation
MHMR Visions
Mother’s Milk Bank of North Texas
NewDay Services for Children & Families
Parenting Center
Performing Arts Fort Worth
Prevent Blindness Texas
REAL School Gardens
Recovery Resource Council
Ronald McDonald House ofFort Worth
SafeHaven of Tarrant County
Salvation Army – Mabee Center
Schola Cantorum
Senior Citizen Services of Tarrant County
Tarrant Area Food Bank
Tarrant County Challenge
Texas Girls Choir
Texas Golden Gloves Athletic Association
Texas Wesleyan University Golf
12:48 Foundation
Union Gospel Mission
Van Cliburn Foundation
The WARM Place
Wings of Hope Equitherapy
YWCA
 

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