Sandbach Strong Golf Tournament Benefits The December 5th Fund
Third annual scramble raises funds for second straight year to help local families dealing with cancer
ST. LOUIS - More than 144 golfers of various ages and abilities gathered on Saturday, April 29th at The Woodlands Golf Course in Alton, Illinois to raise money for The December 5th Fund (D5F), an organization dedicated to helping families forget cancer, just for one day.
The Sandbach Strong golf tournament was a four-person scramble format and also included contests like closest to the pin and longest drive. More than $9,800 was raised, which will help The December 5th Fund continue to provide countless memories and in-home support for families undergoing cancer treatment..
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Additionally, over $18,000 has been raised these past 2 years by the Sandbach Strong Golf Tournament. 100% of these funds raised will help The December 5th Fund provide experiences and support to families undergoing cancer treatment in the St. Louis and Metro East Area.
About The December 5th Fund
The December 5th Fund’s mission is to give a day without worry to families whose loved one is afflicted with cancer and currently undergoing active cancer treatment. Through the Great Day and Helping Hands Support Plan programs, The December 5th Fund creates once-in-a-lifetime memories for families affected by cancer and provides ongoing support for the family as they continue the long journey through treatment. The organization is named for the last good day (December 5, 2015) the late wife of founder Tom Wiley had before she passed from complications related to breast cancer in January 2016.