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Charity Spotlight: Friendship Manor By Ashley Hansen | 23 June, 2020

Friendship Manor is a faith-based nonprofit Continuing Care Retirement Community, honoring the well-being and independence of the individuals and communities we serve.

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Charity Spotlight: GIVE Foundation By Ashley Hansen | 11 June, 2020

The GIVE Foundation stands for Golf for Injured Veterans Everywhere. Their mission is a not-for-profit organization that provides a golf instructional program for eligible injured or disabled Iowa-based Veterans who use the Des Moines, Iowa City, and Sioux Falls VA Health Care System. The GIVE program features a five-week training curriculum that enhances an injured veteran’s and accompanying family member’s mental, social, physical and emotional well-being and improves their quality of life.

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John Deere Classic Cancelled; Charity Program Continues By Ashley Hansen | 27 May, 2020

Because of the continuing COVID-19 restrictions around events and public gatherings in the surrounding area, the 2020 John Deere Classic has been canceled, tournament officials announced today. The tournament will, however, continue its commitment to the 2020 Birdies for Charity campaign, including a promise to deliver at least a five percent bonus to all participating organizations. Last year, the tournament raised $13.8 million for 543 organizations.

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Birdies For Charity: May Update By Ashley Hansen | 6 May, 2020

We wanted to check-in with all of our participating charity organizations regarding the 2020 Birdies for Charity program. As you recall, we sent out an update last month notifying you of the necessary changes for this year due to COVID-19.

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PGA TOUR Announces Schedule Adjustments By Ashley Hansen | 16 April, 2020

PGA TOUR announces schedule adjustments for remainder of 2019-20 FedExCup season, releases fall portion of 2020-21 PGA TOUR Regular Season schedule.

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Birdies For Charity: COVID-19 Update By Ashley Hansen | 2 April, 2020

Current events have demanded changes to the other important part of our business, the Birdies for Charity program. We are committed to having another successful year but have had to make the following changes for 2020.

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COVID-19 Update By Ashley Hansen | 17 March, 2020

An update related to COVID-19 from the John Deere Classic.

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Charity Spotlight: Sisters of Charity By Ashley Hansen | 16 March, 2020

As Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary we are women who have been touched by God’s steadfast love. In response to that love we are moved to commit ourselves to a vowed life of faithfulness to the Lord; faithfulness to one another in community; faithfulness to God’s people, especially the poor.

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Charity Spotlight: RDA By Ashley Hansen | 11 March, 2020

The RDA's mission is to strategically fund initiatives that create a vibrant, inclusive, and growing community.

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Charity Spotlight: Quad Cities Chamber By Ashley Hansen | 24 February, 2020

Together we win the race for talent and economic prosperity. Let’s build a stronger economy that’s better for business.

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Charity Spotlight: Our Savior Lutheran Church & Preschool By Ashley Hansen | 17 February, 2020

Connecting people to Jesus, faithfully, courageously, together, for the sake of the kingdom.

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Charity Spotlight: NormaLeah Ovarian Cancer Initiative By Ashley Hansen | 10 February, 2020

Our mission is to enrich lives through early detection education, patient support services and research funding for ovarian cancer -- the silent killer of women.

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Charity Spotlight: Moline Rotary Club By Ashley Hansen | 3 February, 2020

Moline Rotary Club shares the mission of Rotary International to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.

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PGA TOUR, its tournaments surpass $3 billion in all-time charitable giving By Ashley Hansen | 28 January, 2020

PGA TOUR player Gary Woodland surprised Amy Bockerstette from Special Olympics Arizona last January with the opportunity to play the 16th hole together as part of his Waste Management Phoenix Open practice round. With a smile on her face and her can-do, “I got this” self-talk, Amy – the first collegiate golfer to compete with an intellectual disability such as Down syndrome – became an overnight sensation.

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Charity Spotlight: Moline Public Library By Ashley Hansen | 27 January, 2020

The Moline Public Library Inspires Lifelong Learning, Creates Community and Transforms Lives with Quality Resources and Services.

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