Just golfing for Kids raises 10 grand

Local - 8/19/2014 5:17 PM by Stuart Hammer

BEAVER – Southern West Virginia kids are getting a helping hand during crisis situations, thanks to a round of golf.

The 3rd annual "Just For Kids" golf tournament is helping to raise $10,000 for the organization.

The group helps children that are in abusive environments cope with the trauma and help to bring those responsible to justice.

There were 20 teams out on the Grandview golf course Tuesday morning helping to raise awareness and helping to make a dent in nearly $150,000 that "Just For Kids" needs every year.

Executive Director for the organization, Scott Miller, says it’s gratifying to provide a fun way to help these kids in need.

“We had a vice president of a bank say, 'You know, I’m out here golfing and I never knew what you all did,’ and he said, ‘Boy, you're really making a difference.’ And so that's the kind of thing we love to see at an event like this, because we have to raise a lot of money every year.”

This is the biggest tournament yet for the group that helps hundreds of children each year in Fayette, Raleigh, and Wyoming counties.


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