Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Take it to the Green for Grin Kids

Charlotte charity hosts annual auction & golf tournament July 30 & August 1
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 19, 2016) – Ace & TJ’s Grin Kids’ 13th Annual Charity Weekend fundraiser, which features a golf tournament and auction, is scheduled for July 30 & August 1. All proceeds raised by the Charlotte-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit will go toward enhancing the lives of terminally ill and chronically disabled children by taking them and their families on an all-expenses-paid trip to Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL. Registration for the golf tournament and fundraiser is open at grinkidsgolf.com.

Grin Kids’ Charity Weekend starts with an auction on Saturday, July 30 at 7 p.m. at Waterford Hall in Cornelius, NC. This year’s auction features items such as a custom, personalized golf cart by Paradise Golf Carts and use of a luxurious vacation home in Sanibel, FL provided by Galway Hooker.

Ace & TJ’s Grin Kids’ Charity Weekend culminates with a golf tournament scheduled for Monday, August 1, at NorthStone Country Club in Huntersville, NC. Check-in for the golf tournament begins at 9 a.m. for a shotgun start time at 11 a.m.

Last year’s charity weekend raised $92,000 and all funds went to providing a dream vacation to the Grin Kids families. For the 2016 trip, 40 families with children who have terminal illnesses and chronic disabilities have been selected for the charity’s five-day vacation to Walt Disney World. The selected families come from the Charlotte area; Birmingham, AL; Myrtle Beach and Columbia, SC.

To sponsor a Grin Kid or learn more about the organization and how to participate, visit grinkids.org.

About Ace and TJ’s Grin Kids

Since its establishment in 2000, Ace and TJ’s Grin Kids has taken more than 380 terminally ill and chronically disabled children and their families on an all-expenses paid trip to Walt Disney World. Each vacation includes air travel, ground transportation, Disney Park Hopper passes, meals, hotel rooms at a Disney Resort, character meet and greets and Disney Dollars for souvenirs. Funded entirely by listener donations through nationally-syndicated radio show, The Ace & TJ show, corporate donations and fundraising events, Ace and TJ’s Grin Kids continues to enhance the lives of children in their listening areas with this family trip. To find out more information about the Ace and TJ’s Grin Kids charity, make a donation or sponsor one of Ace & TJ's Grin Kids, visit www.grinkids.org.

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