Putt Out Child Abuse Event Raises Much Needed Funds

The Young Philanthropist Project (YPP) of Adams and Broomfield Counties raised more than $9,500 to help fight child abuse and neglect with its second annual ‘Putt Out Child Abuse Tiki PAR-TEE’ on Friday, August 26, 2011. The event, which was graciously hosted by Adventure Golf and Raceway in Westminster, provided area families with a fun-filled evening of miniature golf, go-karts, bumper cars, food, music and family entertainment with proceeds being donated to CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Adams & Broomfield Counties.

The YPP, which was founded in October 2009 and consists of approximately 25 young community-minded individuals, has now raised nearly $9,500 to help provide volunteer advocates for abused and neglected children in Adams and Broomfield Counties .

“I really enjoy being a part of the YPP,” said Kyle Markley who helped with the recent fundraiser. “Not only does the YPP allow me to make a difference in my community, I also get to meet a lot of great people and have fun while doing it.”

‘Putt Out Child Abuse’ was made possible through the generous support of event sponsors, including Gold Cup Sponsors: Hyland Hills Adventure Golf & Raceway; THF Realty ( Prairie Center in Brighton ). Champion Sponsors: Blue Sky Disc Jockey; Dodge Sign Company; Noah’s Event Center ; Renovation Church ; The Bagel Bakery & Cupcake Shoppe; Tiara Printing Minute Man Press. Hole-In-One Sponsors: CRS Insurance Brokerage; Discover Health & Wellness; Gold Crown Foundation; Shred It; Robert Siebel; La Bella Vita; Live, Love, Dance Studio; and Wells Fargo .

The Young Philanthropist Project (YPP) is a group of philanthropists in their 20s, 30s and early 40s that work to reach out to the community in support of CASA of Adams and Broomfield Counties . To learn more about joining the YPP, please contact Lisandra Gonzales at 303.655.3927, or visit www.casa17th.org/ypp.