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Community Dining Room: Live from the Travelers Championship Fan Zone

Pictured with Renee DiNino: Patrick Hackett, Fundraising Coordinator of Community Dining Room

The Travelers Championship at the TPC River Highlands enjoyed June 17th - 23rd

Patrick Hackett is the Fundraising Coordinator of Community Dining Room and shares how you can support their mission through Birdies for Charity with The Travelers Championship! Listen to our interview below and get connected to Birdies for Charity!

Started in 1985, the Community Dining Room (CDR) is a private, not-for-profit organization providing food, support, and companionship to their shoreline neighbors. They serve the south-central Connecticut shoreline.

The Community Dining Room is committed to providing meals to the community and supporting basic human needs. Their vision is to see a well-nourished community. They strive to promote public awareness of the impact of hunger and isolation in our society. They are dedicated to helping their guests with their practical needs through referrals and fellowship.

CLICK HERE for the Community Dining Room.

In 2004, The Travelers Championship launched the Birdies for Charity program, adopting a national model that has seen great success in other markets. Today, the Birdies for Charity program continues to develop and thrive and has become an easy and effective fundraising opportunity for every 501(c)(3) organization. Birdies for Charity is a giving platform that utilizes the excitement around the Travelers Championship to help nonprofits across the region raise awareness and funds to support their missions. Thanks to the support of Webster Bank, organizations have the opportunity to receive a 15% bonus on every donation through the program.

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If You are a Charity:

All registered 501(c)(3) organizations in the Northeast United States can participate once registered. You can solicit donations and know that the heavy lifting of administration and billing will be taken care of by the Travelers Championship, with no credit card or administration fees. There is no minimum amount organizations must raise to participate or receive the 15% bonus.

If You are a Charity Donor:

It is gratifying to know that 100% of every donation collected goes directly to your specified charity. All administrative costs and online fees are covered to make this possible. Plus, through the Bonus Bucks Pool, the tournament is able to give every charity an additional 15% of every donation to make the deal even sweeter.

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