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The Jim and Tabitha Furyk Foundation loves the support of all of the volunteers, donors, and other community members that help us reach our most important goal: helping out kids and families in need. The foundation has been mentioned in countless newspapers and online publications across the country. Below are just some of the most recent media articles that the foundation has been mentioned in.

2016 6th Annual Furyk and Friends Celebrity Concert & Celebrity Golf Classic

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Jim and Tabitha Furyk are starting to plan for the 6th Annual Furyk & Friends Celebrity Concert & Celebrity Golf Classic on Sunday, March13th- Monday, March 14th. The annual fundraiser, hosted by the Jim and Tabitha Furyk Foundation and sponsored by AT&T and Web.com, among others, is hoping to raise over $1,000,000! On Sunday, March 13th, the Furyk & Friends Concert will be humming with a private concert for the golf participants and their guests. Before the live performance, local chefs will prepare food highlighting their favorite delicatessen. On Monday, March 14th, golfers will tee it up with some of the biggest names from the PGA TOUR and beyond. Sawgrass Country Club is hosting a day of great golf, awards and incredible food. Par 3s on the course will have delicacies prepared by top country-club chefs, unique drink stations and the chance to win prizes […]

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2015 Furyk & Friends Concert and Celebrity Golf Classic PGA Tour

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Jim and Tabitha Furyk have invited more than 30 celebrity friends including Baseball Hall of Fame member Reggie Jackson, former Masters champion Zach Johnson, Pro Football Hall of Fame member Lynn Swann and NBC/Golf Channel personality David Feherty to join them along with 150 participants for the fifth annual Furyk & Friends Celebrity Concert & Celebrity Golf Classic on Sunday, April 19 and April 20th. The annual fundraiser, hosted by the Jim and Tabitha Furyk Foundation and sponsored by AT&T and Web.com, among others, is hoping to raise over $1,000,000! On Sunday, April 19th, the Furyk & Friends Concert will be humming with a private   concert for the golf participants and their guests. Before the live performance, local chefs will prepare food highlighting their favorite southern style creations. Celestes’ fried chicken, MShack’s burgers, steak from Ruth’s Chris, sumptuous desserts and signature mason jar cocktails […]

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2014 Celebrity Golf Classic Results

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1,250 Holiday Meals on their Way to ‘Blessings in a Backpack’ Children and their Families

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., (Dec. 20, 2013) – The second annual “Furyk & Friends, Hope for the Holidays” event, presented by the Jim and Tabitha Furyk Foundation, provided bags packed with food to more than 1,250 children and their families for the holidays. Families from the surrounding area gathered to pack meals for children participating in the Blessings in a Backpack program in Duval and St. Johns counties. Blessings in a Backpack provides elementary schoolchildren on the federal Free and Reduced Price Meal Program with a backpack of food to take home for 38 weekends during the school year. Children who qualify are fed during the school week by federal government programs and Blessings in a Backpack provides food over the weekend. The “Furyk & Friends, Hope for the Holidays” event provided food for the holiday break. Hope for the Holidays addresses the needs of hungry families on the First Coast and […]

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Joining Forces and Operation Shower Support Military Moms in Florida by Col. Rich Morales on September 30, 2013 at 10:27 AM EDT; White House

Amanda Maysonet is a Navy spouse. Originally from the suburbs of Chicago, she and her husband, Christian, have been married for more than a year. They both take great pride in Christian’s service as a Navy Petty Officer and jet engine mechanic assigned to the Guided Missile Cruiser USS GETTYSBURG (CG 64), based in Mayport, Florida. It’s an exciting time for the Maysonets…they are expecting their first child in January! But unlike many expecting mothers, Amanda won’t have her husband by her side when their new addition joins the family. Christian and his 375 shipmates left on a nine month deployment back in July and they don’t return home until April of next year. Like thousands of military spouses every year, Amanda is prepared to welcome their little one to the family without her husband by her side. That’s not easy. Although military spouses are among the most resilient and […]

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