October 10, 2012
Non-Profits Win at CCA's Annual Charity Golf Classic
"It means so much to support agencies making a real difference in our community."
Nashville, Tenn. - Corrections Corporation of America, CCA, America's leader in partnership corrections, is proud to support Middle Tennessee non-profits through its 21st Annual Chairman's Charity Golf Classic.
The 2012 tournament held on October 4, at the Hermitage Golf Course in Old Hickory, Tennessee, raised more than $284,000. It represents the most financially successful tournament in the event's 21 year history.
"The level of donations by our friends and partners far exceeds our expectations," said Tony Grande, CCA Chief Development Officer. "It means so much to support agencies making a real difference in our community."
Through the CCA Charitable Fund in partnership with The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, proceeds from the Golf Classic will help support 27 regional non-profits.
The 2012 charitable recipients include:
Aphesis House; Avalon Center; Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee; CASA; Dismas; Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee; Exchange Club Family Center; Family and Children's Service; Girls on the Run Nashville; Leaving the Cocoon; Men of Valor; Miriam's Promise; Monroe Harding; Next Door; Project Return; Rejoice Ministries; Safe Haven Family Shelter; Sexual Assault Center; TN Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence; You Have the Power; YWCA of Nashville and Middle Tennessee; Against the Grain; Be a Helping Hand; Fannie Battle; HUGGS; Salama Urban Ministries; and Our Kids.
"We thank these agencies for the meaningful service they provide," said Grande. "They align with our giving mission of serving former offenders, victims of crime and underprivileged youth."
The United Way of Middle Tennessee and the CCA Assist Fund will also receive proceeds from the event.
CCA is the nation’s largest provider of partnership corrections to federal, state and local government, operating more than 60 facilities, including more than 40 company-owned facilities, with more than 90,000 beds, in 20 states and the District of Columbia. In addition to providing the residential services for inmates, CCA facilities offer rehabilitation and educational programs, including education, vocation, religious services, life skills and employment training and substance abuse treatment. For more information, visit: cca.com and ccacommunities.com.