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Get In The Spirit - Join Us as a Sponsor for the 22nd Annual Dan McLaughlin Charity Golf Tournament

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The 22nd Annual Dan McLaughlin Charity Golf Tournament and Auction is just four months away. Sponsors and golfers are once again rallying for the Special Education Foundation’s most significant fundraiser. In the past 21 years, this event has raised over $5 million, a testament to its impact on the lives of students with disabilities in our community.

This year’s Tournament will take place on Monday, October 14, 2024, at Norwood Hills Country Club.

We want to thank these loyal companies for already signing up for the event.

Here are a few compelling reasons why a business should consider sponsoring this impactful annual event:

Meaningful Impact. By supporting students with disabilities through our tournament, you are not just demonstrating corporate social responsibility, but also becoming a part of a collective effort that positively impacts our community. Your sponsorship is a direct contribution to some of our region’s most vulnerable children, aligning your business with our shared values and making a significant difference in their lives.

Excellent Benefits. Our sponsorship packages cater to different business needs and budgets. As a sponsor, you can expect recognition in the invitation, in the event program, on the golf course, in the clubhouse, on SEF’s website, and on social media. You may also receive exclusive networking opportunities, prominent logo placement, and more, depending on the sponsorship level

Sign Up to Sponsor the Dan McLaughlin Charity Golf Tournament

Exclusive Networking Opportunities. Sponsoring our tournament is more than just supporting a great cause. It’s about gaining access to a unique network of like-minded individuals and businesses. Many of our sponsors have formed valuable connections with our partners in the Special School District and the disability community, forging vital connections and contacts through the event. It's a chance to be part of something bigger.

A Day of Fun and More. Our tournament is not just about making a difference; it's about having a blast. Each year, hundreds of golfers join us for a day of enjoyable golf, delicious food, and refreshing beverages. And that's not all. We also host a Happy Hour Buffet, where you can bid on items in our Silent and Live Auctions, which include some amazing sports memorabilia, travel, and local entertainment packages. It's a day filled with excitement and fun that you won't want to miss.

The sponsorship deadline to include your company name or logo in our invitation is Friday, July 12, 2024. For more information, call or email Jill Salinas, SEF’s Events Manager, at 314-394-7072 |

As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, all donations to the Special Education Foundation and Dan McLaughlin Charity Golf Tournament and Auction are tax-deductible to the extent of the law.

We hope you’ll join us and support the thousands of students who receive SEF assistance each year with our wide range of programs that help students with disabilities. These sending kids to camp, providing hearing aids for students, college scholarships, running a high school leadership program, classroom innovation grants, arts in the classroom, and supporting critical needs for students, including an annual winter coat drive.

These programs empower students with disabilities by giving them the tools and opportunities they need to succeed. By sponsoring our event, you are directly contributing to the success of these programs and the students they serve.

Sponsorship levels range from $10,000 to $250.

Sign up to become a sponsor on our Tournament website.