How To Give

The Patty Wood Girls Leadership Academy

Friends and colleagues of Charlie and Patty Wood are honored to announce a special collaboration with The First Tee of Cleveland to honor Patty’s legacy and to positively impact the lives of girls in the greater Cleveland community. Patty consistently exemplified the nine core values of The First Tee: Honesty, Integrity, Perseverance, Sportsmanship, Respect, Judgment, Confidence, Responsibility and Courtesy.
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Corporate Sponsorship

Become a Corporate Sponsor today!
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Unfortunately, due to limited capacity, we are no longer able to accept donations of golf clubs, shoes or clothing at this time.

Thank you for thinking of us.

The Cleveland Foundation

The following article about The First Tee of Cleveland was included in The Cleveland Foundation's (one of our major donors) annual report!
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Donate Stock to The First Tee of Cleveland

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We are grateful for the many generous donors who through gifts of time, talent and money have enabled our chapter to grow. Supporters have also been very generous in donating equipment and volunteer hours.

If you have an interest in serving on the Board or in making a financial contribution please contact:

Patricia A. LoPresti, Executive Director


If you have an interest in volunteering in one of the areas mentioned and are willing to complete a detailed volunteer application and to have a background screened, please call Coach Jeannie O'Donnell or mail your request for an application with your name, address and phone number(s) to:

Coach Jeannie O'Donnell, Director of Program Design & Delivery


Take advantage of our Partnership with Barrington Gifts

Purchase gifts of distinction and benefit the youth of TFTC at the same time!
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A Glimpse of Your Impact

Our participants say " Thank you"
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Home Office Highlights

Annual Review

The First Tee Annual Review provides a summary of our impact on young people during the last year.
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Why I Give

From high school graduates to Arnold Palmer, find out why so many hold The First Tee so close to heart.
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Become a Coach

The First Tee Coach Program prepares staff and volunteers at chapters of The First Tee to deliver The First Tee Life Skills Experience™.
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