Background

The First Tee of Akron, received a grant to purchase items and equipment to support their Lifeskills Experience program aimed at children and youth ages 7 – 18. The First Tee of Akron provides young people of all backgrounds an opportunity to develop life-enhancing values such as confidence, perseverance, and judgment through golf and character education. This grant application was endorsed by McDonald’s Owner/Operator John Blickle, owner of McDonald’s® restaurants in Akron/Summit County area.