Michael Picciano

TOTAL PLEDGED: $610

The Illinois PGA Foundation is pleased to announce the kick-off of our 11th Annual Birdies for Charity fundraiser which will take place on Tuesday September 7, 2021 at Oak Park Country Club in River Grove, IL.  In ten years we've raised north of $2 million!!!

For this year's "Birdies for Charity" day, we have selected Ronald McDonald House CharitiesJuvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and the IPGA Foundation as the beneficiaries of our efforts.

"Birdies for Charity" will take place at Oak Park Country Club in River Grove, IL on September 7th. On this day my fellow IPGA Professionals and I will each be playing 90 holes with the objective of making as many birdies and eagles as possible.  

If you choose to support me, there are two ways to pledge:

  • You can pledge an amount for each birdie or eagle that I make.  For example, if you pledge $10 per birdie and I make 15 birdies in those 90 holes that I play, your donation will be $150.00.
  • You can also pledge a set amount for the day ($50, $100, $200, etc.) - the amount is up to you.

Your pledge can be made two different ways

  • You can email me with your donation and I can collect it from you in the form of Check or Cash.
  • The Illinois PGA has created a special website at www.ipgabirdiesforcharity.com. Making your pledge via credit card on the "golf gives" website is easy and safe and also provides a fun way for you to track our progress before and during the event.  Simply log on and search for my name from the participant list. Your pledge will not be processed until after the completion of the event.

Please know that your donation is 100% tax deductible!  All pledges must be made on or before Monday, September 6th, 2021!

Please call me or stop by the golf shop if you have any questions regarding our “Birdies for Charity” fundraiser.  I will be happy to chat with you about this exciting even benefiting so many great charities! The game of golf has provided me with such wonderful opportunities and experiences which have compelled me to utilize my skills and talents to participate in this special day! 

Thank you for your consideration to support my efforts.

Sincerely,

Michael Picciano, PGA

Bull Valley Golf ClubClub

mpicciano@bullvalleygolfclub.com ~ (815) 337-4460                 

Please help my fellow PGA Professionals and I as we “play for a purpose” during our 11th annual Birdies for Charity event. As children, we are taught that often times the best way to say thank you is to pay it forward. The game of golf has provided me with such wonderful experiences that I’m compelled to use my talents to create better opportunities for today’s youth.


Over the last ten years, our efforts have raised $2.31 million for the children in our community. Please help us reach our fundraising goal of $450,000 for this year’s event to benefit JDRF, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Illinois PGA Foundation.

 

Please help my fellow PGA Professionals and I as we “play for a purpose” during our 8th annual Birdies for Charity event. As children, we are taught that often times the best way to say thank you is to pay it forward. The game of golf has provided me with such wonderful experiences that I’m compelled to use my talents to create better opportunities for today’s youth.
Over the last seven years, our efforts have raised $1.18 million for the children in our community. Please help us reach our fundraising goal of $300,000 for this year’s event to benefit JDRF, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Illinois PGA Foundation.

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