One Hundred Percent of the Proceeds Will Assist Home Bound Persons Staying in their Homes

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (August 30, 2017) – The Ambercare Foundation will hold its golf tournament on Friday, September15 with a shotgun start at 1:00 pm. The Isleta Eagle Golf Club features 3,745 yards of golf from the longest tees (par 36) will host the event. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go to the Ambercare Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, is dedicated to helping home-bound persons remain in their homes by providing short term financial assistance, along with locating community services. The Ambercare Foundation averages about 4-5 financial requests each month, and the number continues to grow.

Each the tournament grows in popularity and this year only a few spots are still remaining sponsor or to play in the tournament. The event will feature a few surprises as well as, a luncheon prior to the shotgun start and chance to win a new car from Tillery GMC with a hole in one.  Donations are welcomed and appreciated.

“The Ambercare Foundation is one of the few nonprofits that gives 100% of its proceeds back into the community. Being a local business, we care about the communities we are in, giving back and supporting the people that are our neighbors, Michelle Merrell-Garcia, Ambercare Foundation Executive Director. With the uncertainty of healthcare and healthcare costs rising, it’s nice to have an organization help those individuals who have fallen on hard times,” she continued.

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Tournament day check-in begins before 12:00 pm and tee time is at 1:00 pm. Entrance fees are $125 per player or $500 per team of four, and include lunch, greens fees, range balls, and cart fees. Registration for an individual, a team can be done via The Ambercare Foundation website: http://www.ambercare.com/annual-golf-tournament.aspx or by calling call 505.861.0060 at ext. 11157.

The Ambercare Foundation was founded in 2006 to assist homebound people stay in their homes. Ambercare’s Founders, Mike and Mary Merrell started to realize there was a gap in the system and people who needed temporary financial services didn’t have the resources to remain comfortably in their homes. Individuals who have fallen in a gap during a difficult situation can reach out to this group for help with almost anything. This foundation has currently helped over one hundred families with different task that range from building wheel chair ramps for better accessibility into their homes to paying for mortgages. The Ambercare Foundation plays an integral role in providing access to all people regardless of income or insurance status.

To learn more about The Ambercare Foundation, visit www.ambercare.com/ambercare-foundation.aspx.


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