9 Reasons to Invest in First Tee – Canton

  1. We ARE a youth development organization that teaches life skills and healthy habits through using the game of golf as a tool.
  2. We are a 501c3 non-profit so your donation is 100% tax deductible as allowed to the extent of the law.
  3. Our coaches are trained in delivering First Tee curriculum that focuses on Nine Core Values and Nine Healthy Habits.
  4. First Tee’s Nine Core Values: Honesty, Integrity, Respect, Perseverance, Sportsmanship, Courtesy, Judgment, Confidence and Responsibility are the foundation.
  5. Our character education and Life Skills programs help young people prepare for success in high school, college and life.
  6. First Tee Life Skills Experience addresses two major epidemics among our young people today – childhood obesity and the high school drop-out rate.
  7. First Tee – Canton collaborates with other youth-serving organizations in our community and over 40 elementary schools.
  8. First Tee – Canton offers high quality programming at a low cost to our participants.
  9. Our organization could not continue without the support of our volunteers and donors. Your support makes a true difference in the lives of the young people in our community.